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.

Former names:

80,0 x 22,0 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
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