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The Way We Were


August 15, 2019

August 14, 1919

Either the Admiral Farragut or the Spokane, formerly running from Seattle to Skagway by way of Ketchikan, will be returned to the northern run within a month, according to the announcement made by V. A. Peterson, agent of the Pacific Steamship Company at Ketchikan.

“One of the two liners will make a trip as soon as the freight traffic gets heavy,” said Mr. Peterson. “Although the passenger traffic would at times warrant its return before, the San Francisco run is much more congested, and the lack of Alaskan freight traffic during the summer makes it more necessary to k...

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