How did the S.S. Princess Sophia sink after apparently resting firmly on Vanderbilt Reef? James Delgado of the Vancouver Maritime Museum recently visited the reef and the wreck during filming of the television show “Seahunters.” Delgado discusses what may have happened on October 25th, 1918 that led to the worst maritime disaster in Alaska.Related Link: More on the Wreck of the Princess Sophia
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- Columbia Ferry breaks down and strands tourists in Petersburg.
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