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From: robert stacey <>
Subject: [NORCAL] list of alaska shipwrecks from wikipedia ship wreck list
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 02:10:41 -0800


Maybe the one you are looking for is listed here:

Alaska
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mariposa1917.gif>;
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mariposa1917.gif>;
Mariposa 1917, off Mariposa Reef, Alaska.
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Al-ki1917b.jpg>;
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Al-ki1917b.jpg>;
Al-Ki shipwreck of 1917, Alaska.

- *Olga*: a whaling schooner wreck near Nome,
Alaska<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nome,_Alaska>; in
1909.
- SS *Coldbrook* (also known as *Colebrook*): a Hog Islander merchant
ship grounded off Middleton Island, Alaska, on 16 June
1942.[65]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-64>;
- USS *Grunion* (SS-216)<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Grunion_(SS-216)>;:
discovered in the Bering Sea <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bering_Sea>; in
August 2007.
- *Nissan Maru<http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Nissan_Maru&action=edit&redlink=1>;
*: Japanese armed freighter sunk by U.S. bombers in Kiska
Harbor<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiska>; on
19 June 1942.
- SS *Portland*<http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Portland_(steamer)&action=edit&redlink=1>;:
a steam ship struck rock off
Cordova<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cordova,_Alaska>; and
sank on 12 November
1910.[66]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-65>;
- *Princess Sophia*<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Sophia_(steamer)>;:
a passenger liner sunk off Vanderbilt Reef near
Juneau<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juneau,_Alaska>; on
25 October 1918.
- *Torrent <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torrent_(ship)>;*: a wooden bark
ship that foundered in storm, went ashore, and became a total loss on 15
July 1868 in Cook Inlet <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cook_Inlet>;, off
the coast of Alaska
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska>.[67]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-66>;
- *Mariposa*: hit a reef on Strait Island, near Pt. Baker (Mariposa Reef)
on 1917-11-18. It struck the reef while carrying 269 passengers and a full
cargo of copper ore and canned salmon. The vessel had previously picked up
the crew from the wrecked
*Al-Ki<http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Al-Ki&action=edit&redlink=1>;
*and the pirates from the wrecked *Manhattan*. All passengers and crew
were rescued before vessel sank by the *CuraƧao*, *Ravalli*, and *
Jefferson*. She went down with 25,000 cases of salmon and 1,200 tons of
copper ore. Reef is now called Mariposa
Reef<http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mariposa_Reef&action=edit&redlink=1>;
.[68] <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-MMS-67>;
- *Jessie*: on 28 June 1898, at the mouth of the Kuskokwim
River<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuskokwim_River>; swamped
in turbulent water at the mouth of the river. 18 miners from the Columbia
Exploration Company were believed to have been massacred by
Yup'ik<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yup%27ik>; Natives
or lost with wreck. One person, a trader called Ling, survived to bring word
of the wreck to St. Michael. *Jessie* was towing the barge *Minerva* and
a second unknown barge, which were both lost. Yup'ik Eskimos were said to
have looted vessels. Seattle 31 May 1898 Kuskokwim
River[68]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-MMS-67>;
- *Al-Ki*: a passenger steamer, wrecked on Point Augusta, Alaska, 1
November 1917.[69]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-PSMHS-68>;
- *Bear*: a passenger steamer, in surf broadside,
1916.[69]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-PSMHS-68>;
- *City of Seattle*: a passenger steamer, was brought ashore in Alaska,
15 August 1912.[69]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-PSMHS-68>;
- *Farallon*: a passenger steamer, wrecked in the Cook Inlet, Alaska,
1910.[69]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-PSMHS-68>;
- *Jabez Howes*: a three-mast full rigged ship, wrecked in Chignik Bay,
Alaska, n.d. Wooden full-rigged ship owned by the Columbia River Packer's
Association & used as a cannery
tender.[69]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-PSMHS-68>;
- *Mount McKinley*: a passenger steamer, beached near Scotch Cap,
Aleutian Islands,
1942.[69]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-PSMHS-68>;
- *Patterson*: a steam freighter, wrecked and aground at Cape
Fairweather, Alaska,
1938.[69]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-PSMHS-68>;
- *Princess Kathleen*: a passenger steamer, sunk near Point Lena, Alaska,
1952. When she went aground at Point Lena rock, Alaska, the vessel was a
mile and a half off course. She was the flagship of the Canadian Pacific
Lines.[69]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-PSMHS-68>;
- *Princess May*: a passenger steamer, wrecked and ashore on Sentinel
Island, bird's-eye view from the island,
1910.[69]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shipwrecks#cite_note-PSMHS-68>;
- *Politkofsky<http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Politkofsky&action=edit&redlink=1>;
*: a sidewheel steamer built by the Russian-American
Company<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian-American_Company>;,
completed 4,000 miles before being abandoned in St. Michael near the
entrance of the Yukon River <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukon_River>; in
1915.



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