Petersburg Pilot -

Taku Rock Removed from channel in Narrows


June 14, 1963, Petersburg Press

Taku rock was removed from the navigation channel in Wrangell Narrows late yesterday afternoon on the high tide, according to A. J. Trones, local contractor. Work was completed by 8 p.m. last night.

The rock was named locally after the ferry Taku struck it when entering Wrangell Narrows in April and had to return to the shipyard for repairs. It had been suggested that the rock had drifted in on an iceberg and dropped when the ice melted. Trones said the rock was of a type foreign to the adjacent area of the narrows where it was found.

Cliff Fenn, inspector fo...

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