There are MORE ancient shipwrecks in Nova Scotia than ancient Egypt, but looking for them, finding them and saving them is ILLEGAL!! Nova Scotia Ship Wreck – Oak Island Train Wreck – The Art of Hiding History! Nova Scotia Shipwrecks? Yep, 25,000 of them. Approvals to research and reclaim? 2 per 12,500 in 2012. The sad state of Nova Scotia Shipwrecks is Oak Island’s Train wreck!