The story of the Kad’yak shipwreck has been documented in an episode of “Drain the Ocean” by National Geographic. The second episode of Season 6 features the wreck of the Kad’yak and has been aired on National Geographic television. It soon will be available on Disney+ for streaming.

The Kad’yak was a Russian merchant vessel carrying a shipment of ice from Kodiak to San Francisco, Calif., in 1860. At the time, ice was a valuable commodity, according to researcher Brad Stevens. 

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