american SV W. H. Dimond (+1914)
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nationality american
purpose transport
type barquentine >=3 masts
propulsion sailing ship
date built
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weight (tons) 376  nrt
dimensions
material wood
rigging
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about the loss
cause lost ran aground (wrecked)
date lost 02/02/1914  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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Turner, Matthew, San Francisco
owner
Alaska Codfish Co.
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entered by Jan Lettens
entered 29/03/2013
last update Jan Lettens
last update 14/04/2014
 
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Jan Lettens29/03/2013On February 2nd, 1914, the American wooden sailing ship W. H. DIMOND on voyage from San Francisco to Unga Island with general cargo, was wrecked at Bird Island, Alaska.
Allen Tony14/04/2014SV W. H. Dimond was originally a three-masted barquentine of 390 tons, built by Matthew Turner, of Benicia, California, for J. D. Spreckles for the Island trade. She was later transferred to the Oceanic Steamship Co. Sold out of the trade in 1905, and was converted to a schooner by the Alaska Codfish Co.
She ran aground and was wrecked on the 17th February 1914 on Bird Island, Alaska, carrying general cargo from San Francisco to Unga Island.
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 John Lyman, Pacific Coast Built Sailers 1850-1905


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