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Dago Red: Bristol Bay Sailboat Days

Date Posted: February 28, 2016       Categories: Alaska's Historic Canneries       Tags: Bristol Bay, fishermen, fishing, salon

submitted by Tim Troll


Dago Red

Photo from the album of Alfred J and Martha Opland with description that confirms the observation of Bristol Bay sailboat fisherman Suerre Gjemso “Those old fellers, they sure liked their whiskey. They was a rugged bunch, but good natured fellers. Drunk, but tough out on the water.”