Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

April 10, 1913: Each day of this season shows a greater activity in the commercial fishing of Southeast Alaska. During the past week, several cannery crews have come north and mild curing and salting outfits are migrating this way like the birds of summer. The seven small trolling boats from Astoria, Oregon, have arrived in Ketchikan, where they will have headquarters this season. The Hydra and outfit of power trollers, supplies and gear. The Little Tom chartered this season from Pillar Bay cannery by T.E.P. Keegan, who was superintendent of th...

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