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Worth the Stop

This is really not much of an ‘attraction’ as it is a curiosity. There is a short climb down to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
William M
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St. John's, Canada
Stop and take a look

The vessel, which sunk almost 100 years ago, on Dec. 11, 1919, was a member of eight coastal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CatharineB
,
Ottawa, Canada
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Route 430, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is really not much of an ‘attraction’ as it is a curiosity. There is a short climb down to the beach (wooden steps) where you can see some of the remains of the S.S. Ethie. I had already been aware of some of the...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The vessel, which sunk almost 100 years ago, on Dec. 11, 1919, was a member of eight coastal steamers that ran along the west coast of Newfoundland. The plaque near the stairs going down to the beach told the story. One blustery morning in 1919...More

Thank CatharineB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We seen the sign on the road about the wreck and stopped in for a look but there was barely any of the boat left (probably because it’s old) and there was no signs to explain what happened so we were left quite confused? If...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the short walk to the area. There is not much left of the wreck after such a long time. Unfortunately the interpretation boards are no longer in position so you need read about the event on the Internet.

Thank J13PMB
Reviewed 4 August 2018

During the summer months the Gros Morne Theatre Festival puts on a variety of productions at the Warehouse Theatre. We saw the following productions; Neddy Norris, Wreck of the S.S. Ethie, 17 Men and Ed and Ed. All four productions were professional, well staged and...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We spent a few minutes her to checkout the wreckage. Great place to see the sunset and take a few pictures.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped by on our way to Western Brook. There really wasn’t much information but if you google it, you can see that it happened on December 11 1919. There are still lots of pieces of the ship and it is a very beautiful beach.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 19 June 2018

If it hadn't been for the geocache explanation of the site, I'd have not known anything about it. Come on Parks Canada! Get a sign up so people know what they are seeing!

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Parks Canada took away the sign that explains the wreck for a new one that never got replaced and now people dont understand the wreck

Thank Greyhoundlover
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is a nice place to stop on a long drive, but there is not much to see ship wreck wise. Interesting for a few minutes rest stop.

Thank SimonCurtis2014
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