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Lincoln Gordon in his Double Ender
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
Fishermen would visit with each other after a day's fishing to share information. Lincoln Gordon (right) fished daily, trolling in front of Hoonah, Point Sophia, Spasski and as far out as Point Adolphus.
Hoonah City Harbor after 1944
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
In the 50's and 60's, Hoonah was known as home of the million dollar fleet for their skill, ability, success and how well they kept their boats.
Urania II Built in Hoonah and Skippered by David Williams
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
David Williams built his boat in Hoonah and used it for trolling, halibut fishing and seining. One of few boats converted for these three types of fisheries.
Icy Straits Canning Company 1950
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
The Icy Straits Salmon Company was built in 1912 as the Hoonah Packing Company. The cannery underwent various owners throughout the years and was purchased by the Icy Staits Salmon Company in 1934.
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Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
This article was published in the Pacific Fisherman, November, 1936 and documents the canned salmon industry's contribution to the welfare of Alaska.
Cannery and Docks 1948
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
Pictured in these photos are the cannery docks and pilings in 1948.
Hoonah Fishing Boats off Kanes Dock 1940
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Fishing Vessel Yukon
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
People and Places, Fishing
Summary
Left to Right: Unknown (on other boat), Johnny Wise (sitting), Gilbert Mills (standing), Nick Marvin (standing), Carl Marvin, Frank Jackson
The Kathy H
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
Sam Hanlon captained the Kathy H seen here likely on a weekend when the crew worked on nets, patched holes and made repairs.
Fishing Boats in Hoonah 1960's
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Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Boats in Hoonah 1950
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
Boats tied to the scow which is acting as a float at the machine shop dock.
FV Ralph II and Crew
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
The Ralph II was captained by Joe White and later Warren Sheakley.