Olympian

Chile,South America

The paddle steamer Olympian was built in Wilmington in USA and launched in 1883 for the company Oregon Railroad and did service in British Colombia and Alaska. On a journey towards the USAs east coast she hit ground 13.March 1906 in Possesion Bay in Chile. She was stuck for a long time and eventually abandoned and forgotten. The remains of Olympian was visible from shore all up to the 2000s east of Punta Delgada.


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Olympian

80,0 x 22,0 m
     
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1419 grt
Wilmington ( US ) 1883
( US )

52°14'51.4"S 69°01'54.6"W
( Approx location )



Picture: Olympian 1890
Washinton Historical Society


Last updated: November 2015