April 11, 2019
April 11, 1919
Commercial Club starts agitation for dredging of Wrangell Narrows by taking steps to secure appropriation from the government. Nels Nelson, of Scow Bay had secured the cooperation and endorsement of both the Alaska and Pacific Steamship Co. and the Master Pilots Assoc. of the Pacific.
The Commercial Club was reorganized with W.H. Wheeler, president; Olaf Arness, vice president; T.S. Elsmore, secretary; and Chris Tveten, treasurer. A committee consisting of L.Kracke, Nels Nelson, and M. S.Perkins was appointed to draft a resolution concerning the dredging.