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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.
Cannery Houses 1950
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
Houses at the cannery still remain as pictured and are lived in to to this day by management of the transformed cannery, now Icy Strait Point.
City Float Early 1960s
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Hoonah Fishing Boats 1950
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
Boats shown tied up at the gut (gurry) scow chute at the cannery.
Proposed Hoonah Harbor 1976
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing, People and Places
Summary
Aerial photo of Hoonah showing the proposed harbor, taken July 23, 1976 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Hoonah Cannery Aerial Photo 1948
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
From the air you can see cannery housing, a fuel tank and in the far top of the photo on the beach front are smoke houses owned by Hoonah families.
F/V Evolution Oct 1948
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
Summary
Captained by Jim Marks, The Evolution was a family run boat, like many Hoonah boats were.
Hoonah Cannery Building 1948
2 pages
Community
Hoonah Community Members
Category
Fishing
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.
Page 2 of 2
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.