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October 3, 2019

October 2, 1919

The launch, Sarabel, in charge of L.L. Wyatt left Point Warde Wednesday morning with Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wyatt and two children for Wrangell, but before the entrance to the back channel was reached they had the misfortune to strike a rock, throwing the boat on beam ends. Fortunately the Frank H. Madden was on her way to Anan Creek with a seine boat in tow and as a haze hung over the water could not see far, but the captain, hearing several shots in succession, rushed in their direction and found the Sarabil on rocks and sinking fast. The Madden succeeded in pulling her off and...

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