Shoemaker renovations extended to boarding float, parking lot
November 28, 2019
Shoemaker Bay Harbor has been undergoing renovations since the summer of 2018.
First built in 1977, according to Harbor Master Greg Meissner in a previous interview with the Sentinel, it has grown well past its life expectancy. The work has seen the installation of a new gangway and floats. The harbor was also dredged to make it a little deeper. Meissner, in an interview in August 2018, said that the plan was to rebuild Shoemaker to make it more easily accessible to wider, deeper boats.
During a meeting of the Wrangell Port Commission on Oct. 9, Meissner said that work on Shoemaker was all...