John A. Doerner – Irene John A. Doerner – Irene. The 772 ton, 186 foot length, 40 foot beam, and 14 foot depth of hold Irene was built at Fairhaven on Humboldt Bay in 1900. Irene was destroyed when burnt on a Hollywood movie set in 1929. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name * Email * Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.