Central Alaska Rivers Shipwrecks ( M )

MICHIGAN (1909)     The 450 ton barge Michigan foundered in the Tanana River March 12, 1909.  She was valued at $18,000 with cargo at the time of the disaster.

Mapping and Location: Central Alaska

Additional Information: Tonnage 450, Built 1898, ON 51303

Sources: 1. The H W McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (1966) Pg 165, 2. Marine Disasters of the Alaska Route (1916) Pg 33, 3. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1910) Vessels Reported Lost Pg 410

MINTO (1921)     The stern wheel river steamer Minto was lost on the Yukon River in 1921.

Mapping and Location: Central Alaska

Source:  The H W McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (1966) Pg 329

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