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The month of October is a reminder of the tragic sinking of the SS Princess Sophia on October 25, 1918 one hundred and two years ago. The Victoria-based ship transported passengers up the coast to Skagway, Alaska stopping at several coastal communities along the way. The shipwreck is the largest marine disaster along the northwest coast of North America and resulted in the unfortunate loss of everyone on board.
David Leverton, Executive Director of the Maritime Museum of BC has had an active int…

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