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March 9, 1923 – The Standard Oil Company and the Sitka Wharf and Power Company have signed a contract for three tanks with meters to be installed on the City Dock. E.J. McClanahan, assistant district sales manager for the Standard Oil Company arranged the final details of the lease with the local company. The tanks will be put in place in time for the fishing fleet this summer. There will be a gasoline tank, distillate, and another for refined oil. Heretofore the supply of oil was given from drums, a rather slow process during the busy fishing season.

March 5, 1948 – Secretary of the...

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