Isabella Harris McVittie

b. 6 January 1861
  • Isabella Harris McVittie was born on 6 January 1861 in Little Baddow, Essex, England.
  • Mary G. Scott arrived in the Port of New York on 12 December 1871, accompanied by Isabella Harris McVittie, William Sharpe McVittie, Joseph Lang McVittie and Thomas Kerr McVittie from Liverpool aboard the White Star Line steamship Atlantic, burthen 2,366 tons, master Hamilton Perry.
         The sinking of the Atlantic less than two years later on 1 April 1873 off the village of Prospect, Nova Scotia, is Canada's second worst marine disaster of all time, with the loss of some 562 lives.
  • Last Edited: 20 Dec 2011