Central Alaska Rivers Shipwrecks ( O )

OLIVE (1922)     The 50 ton scow Olive was crushed by ice and lost May 15, 1922 in the Iditarod River.  The vessel departed Eagle with six crewmen aboard bound for Iditarod.  The crew made it to safety but the Olive, valued at $1,000 was a total loss.

Mapping and Location: Central Alaska

Additional Information: Tonnage 50 Gross 50 Net, Age 17 years, Registered Eagle, ON 162384, Master and Owner George Mutchler of Flat, Insurance none

Source: U S Coast Guard Report of Casualty March 12, 1923 at Juneau by Mutchler

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