The Way We Were


March 5, 1914: The big liner Mariposa went south early this morning and reports having had a very stormy trip all the way north and back. While going to the dock at Ellimar, she struck a rock at high tide and her fuel oil had to be pumped into the bay to float her. The ship's bottom is thought to be in bad condition from the bump and she will go on the drydock as soon as she arrives in Seattle, which will probably delay her sailing date. The Mariposa took five cases of fresh fish south with her this morning.

March 3, 1939: Councilman Ronning, chairman of the harbor committee, submitted his...

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