Central Alaska Rivers Shipwrecks ( G )

GOLD STAR (1906)     The 168 ton wooden barge Gold Star stranded in the Tanana River July 6, 1906 at Tanana and was lost.  The vessel was valued at $15,000 with cargo at the time of the wreck.  She was built at Saint Michael in 1898 and home ported at Eagle.

Mapping and Location: Central Alaska   65 10 N 152 04 W

Additional Information: Tonnage 168, ON 86440

Sources: 1. Shipwrecks of the Alaskan Shelf and Shore (1992), 2. Alaska Packers Association Records 1741-1939 (1982), 3. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1907) Pg 381

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