Central Alaska Rivers Shipwrecks ( C )

CARL WHITE (1926)     The stern wheel steamer Carl White was reported at Fairbanks as a total loss and abandoned as unfit for use on September 24, 1926.

                Mapping and Location : Central Alaska  64 50 45 N 147 43 15 W 

                Additional Information : Tonnage 43 Gross 27 Net, Age 7 years, Registration Seward, ON 222058, Owner Carl White of Fairbanks

                Source : U S Customs Wreck Report filed at Fairbanks

 

CARRIE (1915)     It is reported that the gas screw Carrie was lost at Tanana on September 25, 1915.

                Mapping and Location : Central Alaska  65 10 N 152 04 W

                Source : The H W McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (1966) Pg 258

 

CHARLES L HUTCHINSON (1910)     The 80 ton barge Charles L Hutchinson foundered and was lost at Kaltag on the Yukon River in 1910.  She was built in 1898 and valued at $6,000 with cargo at the time of the casualty.

                Mapping and Location : Central Alaska  64 20 N 158 43 W

                Source : The H W McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (1966) Pg 180 

 

CITY OF PARIS (1901)     The stern wheel river steamer City of Paris was destroyed by fire at winter quarters on October 13, 1901.  The casualty occurred at Bergman on the Koyakuk River and was said to be caused by marauders looking for liquor. The vessel was burned to the water line.

                Mapping and Location : Central Alaska  66 30 N 152 53 W

                Source : Shipwrecks of the Alaska Shelf and Shore (1992)

 

COLUMBUS (1925)     The barge Columbus was wrecked at Holycross on the Yukon River in 1925.

                Mapping and Location : Central Alaska

                Source : The H W McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (1966) Pg 368

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