Stolen ship’s bell

Crime Stoppers and Halifax Regional Police is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the bell from the Princess of Acadia ferry.

On September 28, officers responded to a report that the ship’s bell of the Princess of Acadia had been stolen while ferry was docked in Dartmouth. The vessel has been retired and a number of items from the ship, including the bell, were to be turned over to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

Princess of Acadia's bellPolice are releasing a photo of the bell and ask that anyone with information on its whereabouts contact police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.