May 2, 2013 | Vol. 39, No. 18

State Ferry Starts regular Run Today

Feb. 1, 1963, Petersburg Press

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The state ferry Malaspina was scheduled to leave Prince Rupert at 11:30 this morning on the first regular run thru SE Alaska. It will be in Petersburg northbound at 3:15 a.m. Saturday and southbound on 1:15 a.m. Monday.

In the photo above, Dr. R. C. Smith, Press photographer, snapped a clear portrait of the Malaspina as it edged in for its first landing in Petersburg January 24.

Public Works Commissioner Richard Downing said this week that there are no plans to take the ship back to Seattle to correct a vibration problem in the exhaust. The ship's designer Ph...

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