West Central Alaska Shipwrecks ( X-Y-Z )

YORK (1900)     The 231 ton 131 foot two masted schooner York was lost in the great storm of 1900 on the beach at Nome between September 12th  and September 15th .

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

                Additional Information : Tonnage 231 Gross 193 Net, Length 131, Breadth 34, Depth 7, Built 1900 at Benicia CA, SL KPVG, Registered San Francisco, ON 27675

                Sources : 1. Shipwrecks of the Alaskan Shelf and Shore (1992), 2. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1900) Pg 200, 3. Alaska File of the Revenue Cutter Service 1867-1914 Vessels Lost in the Bering Sea Summer of 1900

 

YORKEY (1913)     The 7 ton 31 foot gas screw Yorkey foundered at Nome October 9, 1913.  The two persons aboard made it to safety.

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

                Additional Information : Tonnage 7 Gross 5 Net, Length 31.2, Breadth 10.4, Depth 3.4, Built 1909 at Nome, Service freight, IHP 4, Registered Nome, ON 206856

                Sources : 1. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1914) Vessels Reported Lost Pg 430, 2. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1913) Pg 330

 

ZENITH (1900)     The schooner Zenith stranded and was lost on Nome beach September 7, 1900.

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

                Source : The  Alaska File of the Revenue Cutter Service 1867-1914 Vessels Lost in the Bering Sea Summer of 1900

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