Admiral Walker Fleet Shipwrecks (Pointe-aux-Anglais)


 
Cemetery #   3285
Caption:   Admiral Walker Fleet Shipwrecks (Pointe-aux-Anglais)
Long name:   Admiral Walker Fleet Shipwrecks, Pointe-aux-Anglais, Port-Cartier, Sept-Rivières, Côte-Nord, Quebec
Ward/Sector:   Pointe-aux-Anglais
Town:   Port-Cartier
County:   Saguenay
MRC:   Sept-Rivières
Region:   Côte-Nord
Situation:   Sur les rochers entourant l'Île-aux-Oeufs
Land registry:   *** Special territory ***
Type/Confession:   Various/Maritime
Foundation date:   1711
Notes:   Le 22 août 1711 huit navires de l'Amiral Walker, venu envahir Québec, se fracassèrent sur les rochers faisant entre 1100 et 1200 victimes, tous soldats ou matelots.
Latitude:   49.633602°    (N49°38'00.96")         *** Approximate location ***
Longitude:   -67.17038°    (W067°10'13.368")         *** Approximate location ***
Precision:   Wide positioning: ±1 Km (±0.6 Mile)
UTM - Easting:   632,113.74 Metres
UTM - Northing:   5,499,501.63 Metres
UTM - Zone #:   19 U
Nb. of burials:   1,100
Count date:   1711
Position vs church:   Isolated
Spatial arrangement:   Various (ad sanctos, underwater, etc)
Classification:   Various
Archeology/History:   True
Status:   Inactive
GeoEntity (Lieu)   1171
Confirmed:   Yes
Record creation date:   2017/01/06
Last modification date:   2018/04/02
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