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August 3, 2017

August 3, 1917 – Captain C.M. Poncin arrived here on the launch Onawa and has spent several days inspecting boats and issuing the special licenses required by a recent order of the navy department. The order applies to all craft of over three tons capacity, and each boat licensed is furnished, for identification, with a number, which is to be painted on both sides of the stern. It is reported that several boats suitable for patrol service may be taken over by the government, among them being one launch owned here and a couple at Ketchikan.

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