Alaska Commercial Co"s steamship lines to St. Michael and Yukon River general offices : 310 Sansome Street, San Francisco.

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SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 17935
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (10 fr.)
Number of Pages10
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Alaska Commercial Co's steamship lines to St. Michael and Yukon River. [San Francisco?]: [publisher not identified], [?] (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Alaska Commercial Company. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title.

The Alaska Steamship Company was formed on August 3, While it originally set out to ship passengers and fishing products, the Alaska Steamship Company began shipping mining equipment, dog sleds, and cattle at the outbreak of the Klondike Gold Rush of The company was purchased by the Alaska Syndicate and merged with the Northwestern Steamship Company inbut retained its Headquarters: Seattle, Washington.

Steamboats on the Yukon River played a role in the development of Alaska and to the interior of Alaska and Yukon was hindered by large mountains and distance, but the wide Yukon River provided a feasible route. The first steamers on the lower Yukon River were work boats for the Collins Overland Telegraph in orwith a small steamer called Wilder.

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Alaska Commercial Cos steamship lines to St. Michael and Yukon River book California Alaska Commercial & Navigation Company: Augustplanning to build two ton light-draft steamers to be used on the Yukon River.

They sent an expedition to St. Michael on the NAVARRO on ca. August The company also plans to experiment with ice boats "on the Hudson River plan" (San Francisco Examiner, Aug.

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In Great Britain and the United States signed a treaty providing for the survey and demarcation of the boundary line, and surveyors selected a place they called Boundary on the bank of the Yukon River as the site for determining exact longitude.

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