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The Mysterious Jim Duncan

By Tom Crosier


May 18, 2018
Friday AM

I worked with Jim Duncan's son, Rick on the F/V Margaret Ann, catching Dungeness crab in the areas around Bell Island. We sent 1500 pounds of live crab a week to Seattle by Alaska Airline.

Mutual Fish company was a good buyer, they gave a good price and paid the air freight charge.

Rick was lost in a seine boat accident in Puget Sound, just outside Shilshole Marina. RIP, Rick!

Tom Crosier
Montesano, Washington

About: I lived in KTN from 72-80. Everyone knew me as Tall Tom (6'6") I worked many jobs in KTN and Seined 15 seasons. I also Lonshored casual and did various odd jobs. I knew most of the folks in the Foc's'le and the Potlatch. (And a lot of other folks, like Ray Volsky, George Handcock, and (Starvin) Marvin Hill


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Received May 16, 2018 - Published May 18, 2018

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