Vancouver author Ian MacDonald tells the story of Iditarod miner Al Winchell who made a promise to his wife Ilene, that if anything happened to her, then she would be buried next to her mother in California. However, Ilene booked passage on the last voyage of the Princess Sophia. Related Link: More on the Wreck of the Princess Sophia
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