Central Alaska Rivers Shipwrecks ( H )

HELA (1971)     The 32 ton 52 foot steel oil screw Hela foundered during 1971 in the Lower Yukon River.

Mapping and Location: Central Alaska

Additional Information: Tonnage 32 Gross 22 Net, Length 52.1, Breadth 13.9, Depth 4.2, Built 1944 at Jersey City NJ, Former Names LCM-3-53932 (U S N) and LCM-6-53932 (U S N), ON 263389

Sources: 1. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1965) Pg 284, 2. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1976) “Vessels Reported Lost” Pg 1870


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