Neva, Kruzof Island

Neva, Kruzof Island

Go to Kruzof Island In 1813, the Russian exploration ship Neva wrecked near Kruzof Island, about 93 miles (150 km) southwest of Juneau and 10 miles (16 km) west of Sitka, Alaska. The Tlingit name for this island was recorded in 1849 by Captain Tebenov of the Imperial...
Mary D. Hume, Rogue River

Mary D. Hume, Rogue River

Go to Mary D. Hume Mary D. Hume was a steamer built in 1881 by R.D. Hume, a pioneer and early businessman of Ellensburg, a historical community at the mouth of the Rogue River, now named Gold Beach, Oregon. Mary D. Hume was built of timber cut from the coast range and...
Princess Kathleen, Lena Point

Princess Kathleen, Lena Point

Go to Lena Point Lena Point is at the south entrance to Lena Cove on Favorite Channel, about 63 miles (102 km) south-southeast of Haines and 14 miles (23 km) northwest of Juneau, Alaska. Lena Point was named in 1880 by Commander L.A. Beardslee of USS Jamestown. At the...