Welcome to Lost To The Sea Memorial

The year 1879 was a disastrous one for Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, with no fewer than 31 vessels lost along with 106 persons. The ships lost were among the best of the Yarmouth fleet, some carrying valuable cargoes, while the loss of life left 26 widows and 99 children to mourn husbands and fathers........

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The official unveiling of the Monuments took place on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the memorial site on Water Street in Yarmouth. Please click HERE to download a Word document of the agenda for the ceremony. To view a copy of the actual Ceremony Program please click on the next two links - Ceremony Program Page 1 and Ceremony Program Page 2. A slideshow of the event can be viewed by clicking on the above image of the monuments.

An important new addition has been added to the website. The names of those lost to the sea - as they appear on the monuments - may now be viewed by clicking HERE. The information is displayed by year, beginning with unknown, then alphabetically by last name. A link to the new list is also provided on our Search Page.

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