Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


March 15, 2018

March 21, 1918: Capt. H. B. Babbington, I. Less and E. Brennan of Vancouver Dredge and Salvage Company, arrived on the Princess Royal, Tuesday bringing with them a diving outfit. The gentlemen left today with Charles Darwell on the Marguerite for the scene of the Mariposa wreck where they will make a divers survey to determine the feasibility of raising the vessel. Capt. Babbington stated to the Sentinel reporter that whether the Mariposa will be raised will depend entirely upon the condition she is in. He stated that from all reports he had received he was inclined to believe that it can b...

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