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The Way We Were

 

March 23, 2017



March 19,1917: C.G. Burnett, A.B Pennycook, and E.P Clarke returned Saturday afternoon on the gasboat Peggy from a 300 mile cruise through Frederick sound, Chatham strait, and Summer strait. They report that all bays along Baronof Island are still frozen up. The following additional items of news were gleaned form a conversation with one of the members of the party. The Wakefield Company is putting in a one-line cannery in addition to its kippered herring plant. The company now has about 5,000 barrels of herring corralled in seine which will be used for halibut bait when the cannery begins...



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