Amur (I)

Other Names
later: Sunderland
later: Famous (II)
Vessel Type
Tow » Tugboat
Converted From
Passenger vessel » coastal
Ship Dates
Date built: 1890
End date: 1932
Vessel Description

In 1890 she was in the North Sea and Baltic trade. On 10/11/1901 she ran aground in Chilkat Inlet, AK as a result of careless navigation. In 1924 she was stranded. In 1929 she was stripped of steel and brass and beached at Bedwell Bay. In 1932 she was sunk by Pacific Salvage Company in Burrard Inlet on orders of Vancouver Port Authority. In 1932 she was sunk by Pacific Salvage Company in Burrard Inlet on orders of Vancouver Port Authority.

Source: Nauticapedia: Amur (I)

Related Archival Items
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 4 (VMM05.04)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 6 (VMM05.06)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 7 (VMM05.07)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 8 (VMM05.08)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 9 (VMM05.09)