South East Alaska Shipwrecks ( Q )

QUASAR (1977)     The 7 ton gas screw Quasar was consumed by fire August 30, 1977 one half mile south of Snettisham Rocks in Stephens Passage.

Mapping and Location: Southeast Alaska   57 57 30 N 133 52 W   Chart 17300

Additional Information: Tonnage 7 Gross, Built 1977, ON 580865

Source: Merchant Vessels of the U S (1978) “Vessels Reported Lost” Pg 2119

 

QUICKSILVER (1974)     The 15 ton oil screw Quicksilver burned November 23, 1974 in Ernest Sound.

Mapping and Location: Southeast Alaska   56 11 N 132 18 W   Chart 17360

Additional Information: Tonnage 15 Gross, Built 1971, ON 532673

Source: Merchant Vessels of the U S (1976) “Vessels Reported Lost” Pg 1871

 

QUILEENE (1939)     The 43 ton 62 foot wooden oil screw Quileene stranded and was lost at the south end of Green Island in Davidson Inlet August 27, 1940.  The four persons aboard the vessel made it to safety.

Mapping and Location: Southeast Alaska   55 50 N 133 37 W   Chart 17400

Additional Information: Tonnage 43 Gross 29 Net, Length 61.8, Breadth 15.6, Depth 7.4, Built 1916 at Gig Harbor WA, Horsepower 150, Service tow, Owner Juneau Logging Company, Registered Juneau, ON 214520

Sources: 1. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1941) “Vessels Reported Lost” Pg 511, 2. Merchant Vessels of the U S (1939) Pg 253

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