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November 16, 2017



November 16, 1917 – The eleven-ton gas boat Helen of Wrangell, owned by Richard Hofstad, was wrecked at the north end of Level Island, November 1, at about 11 am. A storm was raging at the time, and with engine trouble the craft became unmanageable. Captain Hofstad and his engineer

started for shore in a skiff which capsized and they were washed ashore. The men were unable to signal help from the point

where they had stranded so

were forced to spend a night there.

November 20, 1942 – Practice was started last week on the Senior Class play “Little Miss Fortune.” Under the dir...



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