South West Alaska Shipwrecks ( C )

CHILIAN (1901)     The 248 gross ton bark Chilian struck a rock and was lost at 9 p.m. on November 30, 1901.  The tragedy occurred on the south side of Dutch Harbor on Unalaska Island during a blizzard.  The vessel was abandoned and sold at auction on December 7, 1901.  She was reported to be worth $30,000 at the time of the accident, the only cargo being her ballast.

                Mapping and Location : Southwest Alaska  53 53 27 N 166 32 05 W  Chart 16528

                Additional Information :  Age 8 years, Registration Valpariso Chile, Last Port Plain Bay November 3 bound for San Francisco, Crew of 28 no casualties

                Source : U S Customs Wreck Report filed at Unalaska December 7, 1901 by her master, James H Kinney of Alameda California.

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