Princess May (ship) runs aground on Sentinel Rock in Lynn Canal (Alaska)


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Image of the passenger ship the Princess May on August 5th, 1910 after running onto a reef on Sentinel Island in Lynn Canal, Alaska.The ship set sail on August 4th from Skagway bound for Vancouver when she became enveloped in fog and ran aground. All 148 passengers were rescued safely from the ship.
Date of Original:
August 1910
Date Of Event:
August 5, 1910
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
2277.WVML
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Public domain.
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Reproduction Notes:
Scanned November 2011 using Epson Perfection V700 Photo at 300dpi and 100% of original image size. Alternate Versions: Lossless TIF from original scan at 300dpi and 100% of original slide. W19.5 x H14 cm b & w print on photo paper.
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Princess May (ship) runs aground on Sentinel Rock in Lynn Canal (Alaska)




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Princess May (ship) runs aground on Sentinel Rock in Lynn Canal (Alaska)


Image of the passenger ship the Princess May on August 5th, 1910 after running onto a reef on Sentinel Island in Lynn Canal, Alaska.The ship set sail on August 4th from Skagway bound for Vancouver when she became enveloped in fog and ran aground. All 148 passengers were rescued safely from the ship.