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June 6, 1919 That the Masters and Pilots Association has unanimously endorsed the project to dredge Wrangell Narrows is the word brought to Petersburg by Captain Charles Glascock and Pilot Howard Bulenne, of the steamer Admiral Watson.

June 2, 1944 Earl Watterworth has been in town for a few days inspecting the local Coast Guard Auxiliary unit. He has just returned from establishing a similar unit in Sitka and says the Juneau unit and the local one are doing very well. The Petersburg unit had pictures taken yesterday by a C.G. photographer.

June 4, 1969 Petersburg’s first State Trooper, Harcou...


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