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  • In July 1897, the steam tug SEA LION was chartered by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper to take reporters to intercept the PORTLAND upon her arrival at Cape Flattery to investigate rumors that a large quantitiy of gold was aboard, being brought down from the Yukon. At that time, the SEA LION was owned by Puget Sound Tug Boat company at Port Townsend. (pg. 12) Notes from Gordon Newell, ed., The H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific ... more
    In July 1897, the steam tug SEA LION was chartered by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper to take reporters to intercept the PORTLAND upon her arrival at Cape Flattery to investigate rumors that a large quantitiy of gold was aboard, being brought down from the Yukon. At that time, the SEA LION was owned by Puget Sound Tug Boat company at Port Townsend. (pg. 12) Notes from Gordon Newell, ed., The H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (Seattle: Superior Publishing Co, 1966). less
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