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Subject: shipwreck The Miracle- May 19 1847
Author: carolgregoire
Date: October 9, 2002
Classification: Query

Looking for any additional information like, passenger/crew list and type of vessel, illustration, ownership etc. The Miracle was 636 tons, carried 408 passenger, mostl y emigrantsfrom Liverpool to Quebec when it shipwrecked in Magdelen Island, 61 lost plus at least 20 to fever later on, survivors were pickup by th Mahone Pay Packet and Sophie to Pictou. The Miracle's Master was named Elliot. My ancestor was part of The Miracle's crew, John Scofield, any info would be appreciated.Thanks in adv.CarolG