Central Alaska Rivers Shipwrecks ( K )

KOYUKUK (1906)      The 286 ton 120 foot wooden stern wheel river steamer Koyukuk struck a rock and wrecked at Little Delta on the Tanana River below Chena May 20, 1906.  The Koyukuk was engaged in the inland passenger trade and had 32 aboard at the time of the loss. 

                Mapping and Location : Central Alaska

                Additional Information :  Tonnage 286 Gross 199 Net, IHP 100, Length 120.5, Breadth 24.5, Depth 4.3, Built 1902 at Portland Oregon, Home Port St Michael, ON 161202

                Sources : 1. U S Customs Wreck Report, 2. Shipwrecks of the Alaskan Shelf and Shore (1992)

 

KOYUKUK (1911)     The 260 ton side wheel river steamer Koyukuk foundered in the Tanana River May 12, 1911.  She was valued at $25,000 with cargo at the time of the loss.

                Mapping and Location : Central Alaska

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

 

 

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