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... the sun dropped. Back out on deck, and we finally spotted blows in the distance as a signal that Captain Dennis had found the humpbacks. In fact there were lots of them, and it was simply a battle of time and ISO level, as the sun set, the moon rose, and the whales appeared and disappeared as they always do. It was a magnificent start, and a slightly worrying one - over 900 photos since we boarded the boat, with another 7 days aboard, and 5 weeks in Alaska, this was not sustainable!
Petersburg . . . on the dock .................. http://www.ci.petersburg.ak.us
Looks like 3 days off the hook, surrounded by massive fishing boats and friendly people. This is another impressive town, population 3500, the major industry is ...
... rain prevailed until we dropped the hook in this secure harbour, looking north to Mitkof Island and the Wrangel Narrows which will lead us to Petersburg.
A lunchtime departure will ensure that the current flushes us north through this 1 to 1 1/2 mile wide channel, 25 N miles ...
... from Norway to Iowa and then, sometime around 1900 went to the Petersburg area, where, according to family stories, they were establishing a cannery. We were unsuccessful in finding any information about them while we were in Petersburg. (Note: After our visit to Petersburg, Bob did a little research on line, and we believe that they were in what is now known as Wrangell.)
Petersburg was ...
... live here year-round, with seasonal variation due to summertime cannery workers, deckhands and fishermen. Nearly 50,000 tourists visit Petersburg each year.
Petersburg Totem Pole
The commercial fishing industry is the community’s largest employer, with others in retail business, city state and federal agencies, visitor industry ...
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110 Nordic Dr., Box 689, Petersburg | 1 star hotelfrom $90