James Harding Virtual Exhibit

Roy Bruce


Name: Roy Bruce

Type: Tern Schooner

Launch: 15 Aug 1920

Builder: Shelburne Shipbuilders, James Harding

Size: 108.9 x 27.3 x 10.8

Owner: Robert Forsey Hollett, Great Burin, Newfoundland

This three-masted schooner was lost after a collison at sea January 16, 1924, just southeast of Cape Race, when returning from Spain with a cargo of salt. She had been at sea for 74 days when the collison occurred, apparently all hands were lost.