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Another cruise season closes


October 10, 2019

Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

The Seabourn Sojourn lit up as the sun sets Oct. 3. The Sojourn was the last cruise ship to visit Wrangell for the 2019 season. According to a draft cruise ship schedule for the city, the Sojourn carries 450 passengers and 330 crew. The cruise ship industry has been growing in Wrangell, and across the whole state. Carol Rushmore, economic development director, said that there were about 16,000 visitors to Wrangell from cruises in 2018. Meilani Schijvens, with Rain Coast Data, said that Wrangell can expect to see 22,000 cruise ship tourists next year.

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