Makah (barkentine)
The Makah, a barkentine of 699 tons, was built at Port Blakely in 1882 by Hall Bros. for S. C. Kentfield, San Francisco. On October 6, 1888, she left Port Discovery, Wash., for Australia under Capt. Larsen, and was found bottom up off Tillamook Head, 18 days later, the crew of 11 all being lost. John Lyman, Pacific Coast Built Sailers, 1850-1905, The Marine Digest. June 21, 1941, p. 2.
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Makah (barkentine)
October 24, 1888 Barkentine, 699 tons, built in 1882 at Port Blakeley by Hall Bros. En route Portland-Australia under Captain Larsen. She was found bottom-up off Tillamook Head. 11 dead. Don Marshall, Ship disasters, Cape Falcon to Cape Disappointment. Oregon Shipwrecks. Portland:Binfords and Mort, 1984, p. 130-133.
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Makah (barkentine)
American barkentine, 699 tons, found bottom up off Tillamook Head, October 24, 1888, eighteen days after leaving Port Discovery, Washington, for Sydney, Australia, with lumber. No sign of her crew of eleven was ever found and the remains of the six year old vessel were rendered a total loss. She was commanded by Captain Larsen. James A. Gibbs, Jr. Pacific Graveyard. A narrative of the ships lost where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. Portland: Binfords and Mort, 1950, p. 153-190
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Makah (barkentine)
699 ton vessel found bottom up off Tillamook Head on October 24, 1888. Gibbs, Pacific Graveyard, p. 173.
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Makah (barkentine)
The Makah, a barkentine of 699 tons, was built at Port Blakely in 1882 by Hall Bros. for S. C. Kentfield, San Francisco. On October 6, 1888, she left Port Discovery, Wash., for Australia under Capt. Larsen, and was found bottom up off Tillamook Head, 18 days later, the crew of 11 all being lost. John Lyman, Pacific Coast Built Sailers, 1850-1905, The Marine Digest. June 21, 1941, p. 2.
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Makah (barkentine)
The barkentine Makah, from Port Discovery for Australia with a cargo of lumber, in charge of Captain Larsen, two mates and eight men, was found bottom up near Tillamook Head, October 24th, eighteen days after leaving Port Discovery. No trace was found of the crew. E. W. Wright, Large Increase in British Columbia's Inland and Ocean Steam Fleet, Lewis & Dryden's Marine History of the Pacific Northwest. New York: Antiquarian Press, Ltd.,1961 [Wright originally wrote in 1895. Events in this chapter occurred in 1888.]., p.361.
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