Unknown or Uncharted Alaska Shipwrecks ( N )

NAPOLEON (1885)     The 306 ton bark Napoleon was lost in 1885 in the Bering Sea.  She was valued at $50,000 at the time of the disaster.

                Mapping and Location : Unknown Bering Sea

                Source : 1. Marine Disasters of the Alaska Route (1916) Pg 32, 2. The Alaska File of the Revenue Cutter Service 1867-1914 Microcopy 641 (1966)

 

NICHOLAS (1880)     The schooner Nicholas was driven ashore and became a total loss at Elainia Island April 6, 1880.

                Mapping and Location : Unknown Alaska

                Source : Marine Disasters of the Alaska Route (1916) List of Wrecks in Alaskan Waters From Records of Customs Office, Juneau Pg 32

 

NO 1 (1898)     The steel barge No 1 foundered at sea in Alaskan waters June 17, 1898.  Her value at the time of the disaster was $17,000 with cargo.

                Mapping and Location : Alaska Unknown

                Source : Marine Disasters of the Alaska Route (1916) List of Wrecks in Alaskan Waters From Records of Customs Office, Juneau Pg 35

 

NOME (1900-1901)     The 231 ton two masted schooner Nome was believed lost in Alaskan Waters between 1900 and 1901.

                Mapping and Location : Unknown Alaska

                Comment : This may be the 45 foot Nome Schooner York or New York.  WG

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

 

NOR-KAP (1922)     The 15 ton wooden gas screw Nor-Kap caught fire on the gridiron in Triangle Bay and became a total loss July 7, 1922.  The vessel, valued at $1,500 had not been run in over a month.  The blaze was of unknown origin.  The Nor-Kap had no insurance.

                Mapping and Location : Unknown

                Additional Information : Tonnage 15 Gross 12 Net, Age 11 years, Registered Everett, ON 208960, Master and Owner John Mackie of Stanwood

                Source : U S C G Report of Casualty August 1, 1922 at Seattle by Mackie

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