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Where the Ice Never Melts: The 1888 and 1889 Voyages of the U.S. Cutter Thetis Graham Wilson

Where the Ice Never Melts: The 1888 and 1889 Voyages of the U.S. Cutter Thetis

Graham Wilson

Published May 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780968709191
Paperback
84 pages
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The 19th-century Alaskan journeys of the U.S. revenue cutter Thetis are legendary. Fortunately, a rich history of photographs and first-person narratives preserved many of the vessels adventures. The Thetis encountered indigenous peoples, RussianMoreThe 19th-century Alaskan journeys of the U.S. revenue cutter Thetis are legendary. Fortunately, a rich history of photographs and first-person narratives preserved many of the vessels adventures. The Thetis encountered indigenous peoples, Russian settlers and had fascinating adventures while surveying and policing remote coasts and islands. This exciting collection of photographs, never before published in its entirety, will capture the imagination of lovers of maritime tales and northern history>In 1889 the U.S. Steamer Thetis cruised the coast of Alaska, returning with some of the earliest photos of the area. These images are accompanied by a rich description by Robert Gordon Butler, aboard for this unforgettable journey.