Found Again: A 1200-Pound Admiralty Anchor.


What is the history of this old-looking Admiralty anchor, and how did it end up at this remote part of Puget Sound? Was it used to anchor anti-submarine nets during World War II? Was it cast off during a shipwreck? Could it date back to the earliest days of Pacific Northwest exporation? Continue reading

The Mosquito Fleet Steamers that Brought Life to Yukon Harbor.


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The term “Mosquito Fleet” is often misunderstood, people thinking that it was an official organization or designation that served all of Puget Sound and Seattle. The truth is that there were so many steamers of varying types and sizes that … Continue reading