June 10, 1916 – An unusual type of vessel for these waters arrived in port – a stern wheel steamer, the Onimeca, on her way from Puget Sound to Cook Inlet. She proceeded on her way westward. The Onimeca was purchased recently by the government for use in carrying railroad supplies between points on Cook Inlet. She had belonged to a company at Vancouver, B. C.
June 13, 1941 – At 7:30 o'clock Wednesday evening the Petersburg fire siren broke into a warning wail which in time of stress would be a declaration that the community was in danger.
All in all the inspectors accompanying George...