JAMES G SWAN (1903) The 44 ton sealing schooner James G Swan foundered and was lost June 30, 1903 along the Alaska Coast. The vessel was built in San Francisco in 1865 and valued at $6,000 with cargo at the time of the loss.
Mapping and Location : Unknown Alaska Coast
Comment : The M M Morrill, another sealing schooner, is reported lost the same day. WG
Sources : 1. The H W McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (1966) Pg 94, 2. Shipwrecks of the Alaskan Shelf and Shore (1992)
JAMES H HAMILTON (1899) The stern wheel steamer James H Hamilton struck a sand bar in the Yukon River in 1899 and became a total loss. The accident was said to have “broken her back”.
Mapping and Location : Central Alaska Unknown
Source : The H W McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (1966) Pg 52
JAPAN (1870) The 140 foot whaling bark Japan was lost two miles NW of East Cape October 10, 1870. A diminishing gale and heavy fog were said to have contributed to the casualty. The Japan was out of Sydney, Australia
Mapping and Location : Siberia
Sources : 1. Alaska File of the Revenue Cutter Service 1867-1914, 2. BOEMRE Shipwreck List (2011)
JENNIE (1903) The cannery steamer Jennie stranded and sank at Denman Island in 1903.
Mapping and Location : British Columbia
Source : The H W McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (1966) Pg 94