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'23rd Annual Boat Parade'
Photos by Carl Thompson


December 18, 2004

Ketchikan, Alaska - The 23rd Annual Boat Parade took place Sunday. Participating boats gathered for the start of the parade at Peninsula Point with the parade heading south on the Tongass Narrows. The boats 'paraded' past downtown Ketchikan around 4:30 pm on their parade route south to the Coast Guard base and Saxman.

The boats returned to downtown Ketchikan before ending the parade around 7:00 pm. People enjoyed the parade from the shoreline, homes and boats.


Glimpses of the Boat Parade

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USCGC Anthony Petit

jpg uscg Naushon

USCGC Naushon

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T/B Jennie B

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Fire boat  Harry Newell

jpg Rudyerd Bay

T/B Nathan B

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T/B Banner

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Pilot Boat Vallenar

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OSRV Rudyerd Bay (SEAPRO)

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T/B Jennie B


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Carl Thompson ©2004
Carl's Alaska Photos Web Site


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