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 Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.