West Central Alaska Shipwrecks ( N )

NEW JERSEY (1914)     The freight hauling gas boat New Jersey was lost with all hands between Sinuk and Point Hope in October of 1914.  At least four persons were lost in the disaster.

                Mapping and Location : Westcentral Alaska  64 36 N 166 15 W  Chart 16200, 16005

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

 

NOME (1900)     The barge Nome was lost in the storm of October 31, 1900 on the beach at Nome along with a great many other vessels.

                Mapping and Location : Westcentral Alaska  64 30 N 165 25 W  Chart 16006

                Source : Alaska File of the Revenue Cutter Service 1867-1914 Microcopy 641 Vessels lost Bering Sea Summer 1900

 

NORA (1913)     The undocumented gas screw Nora was lost while towing the 16 ton wooden schooner Princess October 12, 1913.  Both vessels were found bottom up on the beach a few miles west of Nome.  The Nora and Princess departed St Michael October 9, 1913 bound for the Kuskokwim River with three persons aboard the two vessels.  It is assumed that the vessels were overcome by the southerly gale blowing at the time in Norton Sound.  There were no survivors to give particulars.  Lost were Martin Brimhall, Charles Green and an Eskimo Boy.

                Mapping and Location : Westcentral Alaska  64 30 N 165 25 W  Chart 16006

                Comment : See Wreck Report for Princess (1913) Westcentral Alaska.  WG

                Source : U S Customs Wreck Report for the Princess filed September 5, 1914 at St Michael by Frank Williams, Agent

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