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Alaska Interlude
Description: A cruise along the Alaska coast on the S.S.Prince Robert in the early 1930s.
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Clip #: TFA-94A
Length: 10:24
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Alaska
Subject: Ocean Liners
Original: 16mm
shipboard horse racing game, passengers, S.S. Prince Robert Jockey Club, Ketchikan, totem poles, shops, Sitka, totem poles, Lovers Lane, ice floes, Taku glacier, captain on bridge with binoculars, passengers looking at ice shelf, glacier, Juneau, harbor, warehouses, Alaska-Yukon mine, Mendenhall glacier, tourist bus, Lynn canal, Skagway, ships with snow covered mountains in background, railroad cars on wharf.

Canadian National (Railway) Steamship SS Prince Robert (Camell Laird hull # 966) was built 1929-30. Sold to Chandris Steamships Line and renamed the CHARLTON SOVEREIGN. Employed in the emigrant trade to Australia and South America. Sold to Grinaldi Brothers in October 1951 and renamed the LUCANIA and ran between Italy, the Caribbean and Venezuelan ports.

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