Coasting Schooner "Abby K. Bentley" , later "Emma R. Harvey" carried lumber, cement etc.
As Schooner "Emma R. Harvey" she was lost off Digby Gut on the 5th December 1906. Her owner/captain, John Walter Berry, died later as a result of having lashed himself to her wheel in the freezing storm.
The Digby Gut or St. George's Strait as it is officially named, is a narrow channel connecting the Bay of Fundy with the Annapolis Basin. The town of Digby, Nova Scotia is located on the inner portion of the western side of the Gut.