Statistics (Dismantled 2013)
Overall length 216 feet
Beam 40 feet
Depth 14 feet
Gross Tonnage 951
Propulsion System Single screw propeller,
Triple expansion steam
engine, 825 IHP
- Constructed in 1915 almost entirely of Douglas fir in St. Helens, Oregon by the St. Helens Ship Building Company.
- A wooden steamship and the last survivor of the approximately 235 steam schooners that were built on the West Coast.
- The Wapama, and similar steam schooners, transported lumber from Northern California and the Pacific Northwest, that was used to build California cities.
- These large, wooden vessels also provided the only effective passenger service from the 1880s through the 1930s.
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