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for 10 GREET ALASKA IRIP Waterfront at White Seal Dock Was Black With Humanity Last Evening When Boat Came. HUNDREDS ADMIRE ACCOMMODATIONS Big List of Passengers Brought in by the White Pass Steamer, Making Maiden Trip. were of the steamer Alaska, American-Yukon Navigation says Dis at the White Seal dock last The evening was the occasion for an informal celebration on the waterfront. When the boat neared the dock the crowd gye hearty responded with » f »"· «'«''»· three blasts of her whistle. Following the docking of the boat, the residents of Fairbanks, curious to see the class of accommodations put up by the White Pass company, i thronged on the vessel, and examin- j from thfi top tQ thg bot _ i * nTri tom ' v«,el i, on its maiden trip ' Tanana waters ' and »s spic and | mosquitoes ***** ^ newness ' The USUaL to a P ttme' u " Tes 165 feet in I e n ^ h - The Van D ' cks did due to * ° W beam ^ *" 3nd run ^ ettin g in the as of 642 gross tons. There of them made six tallies before the The boat is light- out. Three rcf»nc ,v m w« t h i ^ ;,,,,,.,,, ,,.v, an -, ^* a ,,,, TM,^« ivs;;°i TM-r ed with electric tungstens, is wide | Forward on the upper deck is the i observation saloon, furnished with t nf whiter-/ h th h t J the boat, and ,,,,,. *v,ot , A *· I pi Then wlth f l v e tabler%^chTeatinp'Tenjgo77other | persons comfortably. Aft of it is I smoking room for the gentlemen. Sixty-five passengers, were taken trimmed with j he i e d person was left at w h e r e the steamer stopped . of The master of the Alaska is Cap- tain W. A. Blair, the pilot, H. W. Patterson The purser is E. B. Done, who was on the Northern Navigation company's Susie for four years. The first engineer is George ' Leach, the first assistant is Clyde Seabrook and the chief steward is I first man to

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  1. Fairbanks Daily Times,
  2. 22 Jun 1913, Sun,
  3. Page 6

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