Cruise ships could carry as many as 17,000 passengers to Wrangell this summer
January 27, 2022
The borough’s convention and visitor bureau has released its draft cruise ship schedule, painting an updated picture of how many passengers might fill the streets of Wrangell, take in the sights and charter local fishing and sightseeing guides this summer.
The number is down from 21,500 visitors in 2019 but, with the potential for more than 17,000 passengers berths this summer, it would be an economically significant improvement over last year’s trickle of cruise traffic and zero passengers in 2020.
The 17,000-passenger capacity would be if all the berths are filled — COVID-19 infec...