Seattle cJun 1907
Roy Thompson is mentioned in this article about the preparation of voyages to Alaska. The schooner John G. North carried him to Diomede but was unable to unload all of his supplies for the year.
John G. North (schooner)
John G. North, a three - masted schooner of 336 tons and 465 M capacity, was built at Marshfield Ore., in 1881 by H. R. Reed in the Deane yard. Her ownership included in turn Charles I. Moore, Charles Nelson, Williams, Dimond & Co., and Hind, Rolph & Co., all of San Francisco. She made a passage from Mahukona to San Francisco in 11 days in 1893. About 1912 she went to the boneyard, but was recommissioned in 1916 and fitted as a floating tuna canner to operate off Cape San Lucas. She was burned there on May 14, 1919, the canning crew being rescued without mishap. John Lyman Pacific Coast Built Sailers, 1850-1905,The Marine Digest. May 31, 1941, p. 2.
Citation: Tacoma Public Library
The ship was named for John G. North (1823-1872) Norwegian emigrant to California in 1849, a shipbuilder who built first three masted schooner on West Coast, the "Susan and Kate Denin" 1860.