Greely Relief Expedition
YANTIC
The ship that Frank Wildes commanded on the ill-fated attempt to meet Greely. (1883)
contributed by: Patrick McSherry



The ship's specs are as follows:

Type: Single screw wooden cruiser
Displacesment: 900 tons
Length: 179 feet, 6 inches,
Beam: 30 feet
Horsepower generated by steam engine: 310 hp
Speed: 8.3 knots
Cost: $206,262.93
Keel Laid: 1862


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