Shipwrecks of Brier Island Area Highlighted in New Book

Accounts of more than 60 shipwrecks near Brier Island have been compiled into a book.

On Dec. 16, the Islands Historical Society will hold a book launch for ‘The Shipwreck Ledger of Benj H Ruggles’. Dorothy Outhouse, archivist for the society, said the book contains verbatim accounts from captains and crews of ships wrecked around Brier and Long Islands, as well as the East Ferry area of Digby County.

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