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Part II: Kayaking the west side of Lynn Canal from Haines to Juneau

...Downs, which most likely wrecked on the island in 1867 (there's also an account of the Louisa Downs wrecking near Peril Straits), grew closer.The world became breathless and the ocean turned into a glossy mirror. Curious sea lions kept pace...
The ABC's of "rudderless travel," Part II lab's tail doing the "you all come back again soon" wag.We have a day of motoring down Chatham and into Peril Strait, with a stop or two to catch dinner.Ursa enters the mouth of Salisbury Sound and is the belle of the ball among the...
Chichagof Island's hidden gems and treasures

...Then, my body would purge that ailment for the rest of the season. I am glad we have chosen to retrace our path along Peril Strait, Chatham Strait and along the inner coast of Chichagof to Icy Strait.Chichagof Island is 2,050 square miles in landmass...
Accumulated Fragments: The Bear Man of Admiralty Island: Part 1

...fall he went to Sitka and built a dory. In November he set out to row the 80 miles to Juneau. His route took him down Peril Strait, around the southern tip of Admiralty Island, and up to the head of Seymour Canal, where he dragged his boat a mile...
Officials scramble to cover ferry service without LeConte

...Juneau discount stores. Tenakee Springs Mayor Shelly Wilson said her community depends on the vessel that ran aground in Peril Strait Monday morning. The ferry usually comes in for one trip north and one trip south each week, she said. Without it...
With LeConte out, Taku to make more stops

...grounding, so today's northbound ride out of Juneau will be postponed by about three hours. With the LeConte damaged in Peril Strait, "we're trying to minimize disruption," said Barbara Fairbanks, traffic manager for the Alaska Marine Highway...
Weather helps in LeConte efforts

...the Juneau unified command center. Multiple agencies responded from the center to the vessel's grounding Monday in Peril Strait north of Sitka. Falvey said that if the wind were to pick up, the LeConte would be in more danger. A salvage plan...
Similar to Aurora incident

I was about 12 or 13 when I recall being on the Aurora when it ran aground in Peril Straits. I know at that time it was attributed to a steering failure. I remember the chaos it caused as it was night and the tide through...
Report: Probe points to ferry's top officers

...preliminary findings came from more than eight days of intensive investigation into the May 10 grounding of the state ferry in Peril Strait, about 30 miles north of Sitka. Monday, Alaska Marine Highway System officials announced navigational error was to...
Battered LeConte

...Miller was marking the vessel's internal framing while the ship is undergoing repairs. The ferry struck Cozian Reef in Peril Strait on May 10, creating gashes 30 to 40 feet long on each side of the vessel.


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