Steamboat Bay is an estuary on the north coast of Noyes Island, 122 miles (197 km) southeast of Sitka and 77 miles (124 km) west-northwest of Ketchikan, Alaska.
The North Pacific Cannery was built in 1888 on 183 acres (74 ha) of crown land near the mouth of the Skeena River, 9 miles (14.5 km) south-southeast of Prince Rupert and 3.6 miles (5.8 km) southeast of Port Edward, British Columbia.
The Admiralty Trading Company built a cannery in 1911 on the northern shore of Gambier Bay on the east coast of Admiralty Island, about 60 miles (97 km) northwest of Petersburg and 23 miles (37 km) east of Angoon, Alaska.
Waterfall is a renovated cannery on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island, approximately 145 miles (234 km) southeast of Sitka and 60 miles (97 km) west of Ketchikan, Alaska.
Port William is an embayment about 0.2 miles (.32 km) across on the south coast of Shuyak Island, between Port Lawrence to the west and Daylight Harbor to the east, 88 miles (142 km) southwest of Homer and 50 miles (81 km) north of Kodiak, Alaska.
Butedale is an abandoned salmon cannery located along the Inside Passage to Alaska on the northeast side of Princess Royal Island, and the south shore of Fraser Reach of the Princess Royal Channel, about 103 miles (166 km) southeast of Prince Rupert and 59 miles (95 km) south of Kitimat, British Columbia.
Excursion Inlet is an embayment that trends 8 miles (13 km) south from the mouth of Excursion River to Icy Strait, about 38 miles (61 km) west-northwest of Juneau and 9.5 miles (15 km) east of Gustavus, Alaska.
Kukak Bay is on the western shore of Shelikof Strait, in Katmai National Park and Preserve, about 245 miles (395 km) southwest of Anchorage and 77 miles (124 km) northwest of Kodiak, Alaska.
Bay of Pillars is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) across, on the west coast of Kuiu Island, between Point Sullivan to the north and Point Ellis to the south, 52 miles (84 km) southeast of Sitka and 52 miles (84 km) west-southwest of Petersburg, Alaska.
Snug Harbor is a former cannery located along a bight on the west coast of Chisik Island, at the southern end of Tuxedni Channel, on the western shore of Cook Inlet, about 51 miles (82 km) northwest of Homer and 56 miles (90 km) southwest of Kenai, Alaska.
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