Bay Bulls Harbour Provincial Historic Site

Bay Bulls, NL

Provincial Historic Site


The Bay Bulls Harbour Provincial Historic Site is the site of one of Canada’s earliest shipwrecks. It is the only vessel of its size that sunk in Newfoundland during the English /French conflict over control of the cod fisheries. This ship, sunk in 1696, lies at the bottom of Bay Bulls Harbour in the community of Bay Bulls, located on the southern shore of Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula. The designation encompasses the area of the wrecks and surrounding debris fields, including any and all remaining in-situ artifact

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