|Date, ferry, location, master, all unknown.|
We do know it is an original photo by Aashel Curtis.
from the archives of the S. P. H. S.
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|Capt. Louis Van Bogaert with unknown passenger|
to many Seattleites, the Sound skippers need no introduction. They're institutions. Take Capt. Wallace Mangan of the ferry CHIPPEWA, for instance.He's been on the Seattle-Bremerton route for 22 years and his alternate, Capt. Thomas Sumner, has been a Sound skipper for Puget Sound Navigation Co for 14 years.
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with Captain L. Van Bogaert listed as skipper, 1938.
From the archives of the S. P. H. S.©
Manchester commuters could be offended if Capt. James Anderson and Capt. George Clements, alternate on the ferry CROSLINE, were not mentioned while Capt. Lawrance Crowley of the ferry QUILLAYUTE running between Edmonds and Port Ludlow, has been on the Port Ludlow route since its establishment and has hundreds of friends on the Olympic Peninsula.
Other popular Sound skippers are: Captains Clarence Lampman and Lyle Fowler of the ferry SEATTLE, running between Bremerton and Seattle;Capt. Ole Rindal of the ferry INDIANAPOLIS on the Edmonds-Port Townsend route; Capt. Walter Murry of the ferry AIRLINE on the Seabeck-Brinnon route; Capt. A. N. Draper of the SOL DUC on the Seattle-Kingston route; Capt. S. F. Hunsiker of the Mukilteo-Columbia Beach route; Capt. Oliver van Nieuwenhuise of the COMANCHE on the Straits route; Capt. John Oldow of the Gooseberry Point-Orcas Island route and Capt. Carl Stevens of the excursion steamer TACOMA.
|The highly regarded Captain Sam Barlow and the ROSALIE |
serving the San Juan Islands.
Three photos from the archives of the S. P. H. S.©
Above text published by The Seattle Times, June 1933