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Shipwreck Treasures of Nova Scotia

There are over 10,000 recorded shipwreck stories for vessels lost off the shores of Nova Scotia. Find out why the province has led so many ships to their doom and learn what steps we have taken to preserve our province's shipwreck heritage through our Special Places Legislation.

On The Rocks: Shipwreck Database

5000 shipwreck records from the Nova Scotia Museum's Marine History Database along with 250 rare and powerful images await you. Discover castaway stories, mystery wrecks, important archaeological wrecks or search for wrecks connected to your community.