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November 2, 2023

November 2, 1923 – The big steamer Northwestern of the Alaska Steamship Company stopped at Petersburg northbound this week and landed thirty tons of freight. Under the command of Captain Charles Glasscock she made a perfect landing without difficulty of any kind, although it has been said for years by the commanders of the larger boats that on account of the heavy tides it could not be done. The adding of the Northwestern to the boats calling at Petersburg is the direct result of action taken by the Petersburg Commercial Club over the period of the past year, and also to the willingness of Cap...

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