Vancouver authors Ian MacDonald and Betty O’Keefe say there were many unsung heroes of the Princess Sophia tragedy. They included the Juneau residents who volunteered to clean and prepare the bodies, and the skippers and crew of the vessels “Cedar” and “King and Winge.” Related Link: More on the Wreck of the Princess Sophia
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