July 25, 2013 | Vol. 39, No. 30

U.S. Forest Service ships up for auction

SITKA — Half a century of Sitka history in a 61-foot steel hull is being auctioned off by the U.S. Forest Service.

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Photo courtesy US Forest Service
The M/V Sitka Ranger, a sister ship to the M/V Tongass Ranger is also on the auction block.

The M/V Sitka Ranger, which entered service in 1959 as the floating presence of the Forest Service in the Tongass National Forest,...

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