Central Alaska Rivers Shipwrecks ( C )

CABNA (1969)     The oil screw Cabna was consumed by fire November 1, 1969 at Nenana.

Mapping and Location: Central Alaska

Source: BOEM Alaska Shipwreck List (2011)

 

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 was 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

Comment: See Carrier (1915).  WG

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

CARRIER (1915)     The 6 ton 38 foot gas screw Carrier burned September 26, 1915 at Tanana.  No one was aboard at the time of the disaster.

Mapping and Location: Central Alaska

Additional Information: Tonnage 6 Gross 5 Net, Length 38.2, Breadth 6.1, Depth 2.6, Service freight, Crew 2, IHP 6, Built 1908 at San Francisco CA, Registered Saint Michael, ON 208125

Sources: 1. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1923) “Vessels Reported Lost” Pg 447, 2. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1915) Pg 215

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

Additional Information: Tonnage 80, Built 1898, ON 34331

Sources: 1. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1911) “Vessels Reported Lost” Pg 414, 2. 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 Koyukuk 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 Alaskan Shelf and Shore (1992)

CLOY E (1974)     The tug Cloy E burned and sank July 21, 1974 near Marshall.

Mapping and Location: Central Alaska   61 53 N 162 05 W   Chart 16006

Source: BOEM Alaska Shipwreck List (2011)

 

COLUMBUS (1925)     The 44 ton barge Columbus was wrecked and foundered at Holycross on the Yukon River in 1925.

Mapping and Location: Central Alaska

Additional Information: Tonnage 44, Built 1922, ON 168183

Sources: 1. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1927) “Vessels Reported Lost” Pg 864, 2. The H W McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (1966) Pg 368

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