South Central Alaska Shipwrecks ( Q )

QUADRA (1964)     The 50 ton 64 foot wooden oil screw fishing vessel Quadra was destroyed by a tidal wave March 27, 1964 at Kodiak.

Mapping and Location: South Central Alaska   57 47 20 N 152 24 10 W   Chart 16580

Additional Information: Tonnage 50 Gross 34 Net, Length 64.8, Breadth 15.6, Depth 7.0, Built 1912 at Seattle WA, Horsepower 120, SL WA9797, Owner Oscar H Bailey, Registered Juneau, ON 209653

Sources: 1. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1964) Pg 542, 2. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1965) “Vessels Reported Lost” Pg 1005

QUEEN (1955)     The 8 ton 29 foot wooden gas screw fishing vessel Queen was consumed by fire September 30, 1955 at Cordova.

Mapping and Location: South Central Alaska   60 33 N 145 45 W   Chart 16700

Additional Information: Tonnage 8 Gross 5 Net, Length 29.8, Breadth 9.1, Depth 3.9, Built 1930 at Astoria OR, Horsepower 110, Owner Carl Blindhelm, Registered Juneau, ON 237860

Sources: 1. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1959) Pg 456, 2. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1960) “Vessels Reported Lost” Pg 825

QUEEN KATHLEEN (1959)     The Vancouver B C fishing vessel Queen Kathleen wrecked on the rocks west of Unimak Pass August 1, 1958.  The crew of eight men was rescued by the Western Pioneer and taken to Cape Sarichef Light Station on Unimak Island.

Mapping and Location: South Central Alaska   54 35 50 N 164 55 30 W   Chart 16011

Sources: 1. Michael Burwell Shipwreck List (2013), 2. Seattle Daily Times (August 27, 1959) “Boat Aground in Aleutians; Crew Rescued” Pg 18

QUIN DELTA (1997)     The 90 foot fishing vessel Quin Delta was consumed by fire July 26, 1997 in Bristol Bay.  All three crewmembers escaped to a life raft and were rescued by nearby fishing vessels.

Mapping and Location: South Central Alaska   57 N 162 W   Chart 16006

Source: Michael Burwell Shipwreck List (2013)

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