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The Final Voyage of the Princess Sophia

Did they all have to die?
  • 192 Pages
  • 2.40 MB
  • English
Heritage House, Fine Edge , Surrey, BC, Bishop, CA
Princess Sophia (Steamboat), Shipwrecks -- Alaska -- Pacific C


Alaska, Pacific C

StatementBetty O"Keefe and Ian Macdonald.
ContributionsMacdonald, Ian, 1928-
LC ClassificationsG530.P885 O43 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL92546M
ISBN 101895811643
LC Control Number99202996

The Final Voyage of the Princess Sophia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. 25 October is the day that goes down in histo /5(4). The authors relive the tragedy of the Princess Sophia and her last voyage.

To this day, many questions still linger or was this sinking really just a 'peril The Final Voyage of the Princess Sophia book the sea' as the inquiry concluded. Read about the ones who answered the SOS and their efforts to save the passengers and crew on board, but who later were the ones to recover the bodies 5/5(2).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm: Contents: Early days --Canadian Pacific Railway --Inside Passage --Princess Sophia --Going South --People of the North Country --Wreck --Search for survivors --Spanish lady Ship of sorrow --Underwater search --Tragedy-as the papers saw it.

SS Princess Sophia was a steel-built passenger liner in the coastal service fleet of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR). Along with SS Princess Adelaide, SS Princess Alice, and SS Princess Mary, Princess Sophia was one of four similar ships built for CPR during On 25 OctoberPrincess Sophia sank with the loss of all aboard after grounding on Vanderbilt Length: ft (75 m).

The Final Voyage of the Princess Sophia recreates the human drama that unfolded off Vanderbuilt Reef in the Lynn Canal between Skagway and Juneau, Alaska in Seasoned writers of West Coast history and contemporary issues, O’Keefe and Macdonald tackle questions that still linger eighty years later.

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When the Princess Sophia sailed out of Skagway 94 years ago, it was the final voyage of the year before the big freeze set in and she was jammed from cabin to steerage. There were pioneers of the gold rush, riverboat captains, 50 women and children, and newly enlisted soldiers on their way to fight in the Great War.

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The Foundering of the Princess Sophia. The Sophia departure from Skagway was a festive Sourdough Dance on the night of October 22 brought men and women from all across Alaska and Yukon together to toast bon United States had joined the war effort, and troops making their way south had been greeted like celebrities in the streets of Dawson.

Early days -- Canadian Pacific Railway -- Inside Passage -- Princess Sophia -- Going South -- People of the North Country -- Wreck -- Search for survivors -- Spanish lady Ship of sorrow -- Underwater search -- Tragedy-as the papers saw it-- Inquiry begins -- Big boat captains testify -- Troup and his men defend CP -- Inquiry findings -- Unrecognized gallantry -- Passengers.

The Aftermath of the Princess Sophia Tragedy A Rescue Turns to Recovery. On the dawn of Octo the storm had calmed. The Cedar and King & Winge reached Vanderbilt Reef at am. All that was left of the Princess Sophia was 40 feet of foremast, rising above the surface of the the first 48 hours of the search alone, over bodies were found.

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(Paperback) at nd: Ian Macdonald. The Princess Sophia was born at Buckingham House, London on 3 Novemberthe twelfth child and fifth daughter of King George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

The young princess was christened on 1 December in the Great Council Chamber at St James's Palace by Frederick Cornwallis, Archbishop of godparents were Prince August of Burial: 6 JuneKensal Green Cemetery, London. On he was boarding the Princess Sophia to go to Skagway on a trouble-shooting mission, according to Ken Coates' book "The Sinking of the Princess Sophia." "He was preparing to assist officials at that northern port and to prevent potential problems among the hundreds of people increasingly anxious to secure transportation southward.

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The Sophia struck the reef and became stuck. The Sophia‘s Captain Locke, sent a telegraph message of their distress to the his Agent in Juneau, who, in turn, dispatched two ships to effect support to the Sophia.

The two ships, the King and Winge, and the Cedar, arrived on scene but were unable to assist due to the heavy seas. Both vessels anchored close by with their lights Author: Bruce Ricketts.

Victoria Reacts: A Media Perspective. Communication in was not what it is today. By the time Victoria received word that the Sophia had hit the reef, let alone sank, all passengers and crew had day of the sinking, on 25 October, the Daily Colonist reported that the Sophia was “Ashore in Lynn Canal,” but believed to be in little danger.

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The Sinking One of the rescue ships observes the last visible trace of the Princess Sophia, her cargo mast, on the morning of 26 October. The triangle between the two is the buoy used to mark the treacherous Vanderbilt Reef. “It was just a coffin boat, that’s all.” – Walmis Newman, crew member of one of the Sophia’s rescue ships.

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3 AG button cell Brand: Phoenix International Publications, Inc. The SS Princess Sophia sunk 92 years ago this week, on Octo It has been called the “worst marine tragedy in the history of the Alaskan coast” by the Dominion Government Service. In the SS Princess Sophia hit a reef in the Lynn Canal.

The ship was destroyed and all her passengers.