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Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

Yesterday's News


January 5, 2017

January 6, 1917 – C. A. Arness has installed a power gurdy and winch in Capt. Strand’s gasboat Agnes. The boat was also recently equipped with a new fourteen-horse-power engine. The Agnes has heretofore been fishing at the Stikine, but will now be used for halibut fishing. Mr. Arness also completed this week a rather intricate job of oxy-acetylene welding for Pete Constrad’s logging boat. In an accident the friction drum and clutch had been broken into fourteen pieces. These were all welded into place, making the drum and clutch as substantial as when new.

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