Nature of Casualty

Abandoned after trapped in ice (*tonnage 480). Tornfelt, Evert E., Burwell, Michael, Shipwrecks of the Alaskan Shelf and Shore, U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Alaska OCS Region, 1992

The captains sent their men down to the Kohola to put her water, oil, stores, and other movables on board the Carlotta. Bockstoce, John R., Whales, Ice, and Men: The History of Whaling in the Western Arctic, University of Washington Press, Seattle Washington, 1986:156

Official Number: 5115

Type: Bark

Length: N/A

Home Port: San Francisco, CA

Place Built: N/A

Date Lost: Sept. 12, 1871

Captain When Lost: E. Everett Smith

Where: Point Belcher, near Wainwright Inlet

Cause: Trapped in Ice and Abandoned

Cargo: 700 Barrels of Whale Oil