The Way We Were
September 2, 2021
Sept. 1, 1921
The Zillah May sank off Strait Island on the evening of March 31. It was towed into port Monday night and is lying in the harbor, awaiting further attention from the local men who undertook to raise her. It will not be decided definitely what will be done with her until an examination reveals just what shape she is in.
The men who were instrumental in raising her were Chas. Benjamin, Heinie Heinbockel and Charlie
Lynch. They had been at work at the scene of the wreck for several weeks and had a
diver from Juneau assisting them at first. The Zillah May, held afloat by logs a...