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Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

Yesterday's News


May 13, 1916 – That Petersburg is to be the permanent northern buying headquarters of the Glacier Fish Company, of Tacoma, is now assured.

Joseph Maddock, general manager of the company, arrived from the south last Monday and has been busy all week arranging for the handling of fish on a more extensive scale.

The cold-storage ship Glory of the Seas is expected to leave Tacoma in tow of the big tug Tyee. She will be stationed at Scow Bay, and it is planned to have her loaded to capacity with about two million pounds of frozen fish at the close of season.

May 16, 1941 – The PAF cannery a...

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