Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


July 15, 1920

What might have been a most serious calamity occurred last week at the local wharf when the cargo of a steamer was being unloaded. Fifteen sacks of spuds were in the sling when one corner of the net broke loose and the entire fifteen sacks were dumped into the bay. Had this accident occurred in years gone by the steamship company would no doubt have stood the loss without making any effort to recover the spuds. Accordingly the salvage machinery was quickly put into operation and in less than an hour the entire fifteen sacks had been fished up from the bottom of the bay. The sa...

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