Petersburg Men Help Man Ferry
Feb. 1, 1963, Petersburg Press
Petersburg Press photographer, Dr. R. C. Smith, was among the many Petersburg residents meeting the new state ferry Malaspina when it docked in Petersburg the first time on Thursday, January 24.
In the top picture on this page two Petersburg men pose for photographer Smith at the wheel of the Malaspina. Both are members of the crew and made the initial trip from Seattle aboard the vessel. They are Maynard Reeser, left, and Richard Hofstad. Reeser is listed as an ordinary seaman and Hofstad as able seaman.
Mayor Andrew Wikan was the first Petersburg passenger...