MV SEAL Historical Restoration Projectis creating Restoring 100 Year Old Territory of Alaska Vessel
Almost 100 Years of Juneau Maritime History. The SEAL Wore many hats for the Territory of Alaska into Statehood she was Built as the SEAL then Renamed by the Federal Government SWAN II then as the Glacier Bay park Service Vessel she was renamed the NUNATAK II. When she was retired she was renamed her Birth Name: SEAL. The SEAL was the very First vessel commissioned by and built for the "Territory of Alaska" in 1926 to combat "Fish Piracy" here in Southeast Alaska she was also the first "Fish and Wildlife Patrol Vessel" [Featured in NOAA "Golden Age of Sail"] Published in National Geographic Magazine 1956 June edition, Wooden Boat Magazine and more. In 1926 she was designed as aThe M/V SEAL was the First Vessel commissioned by and built for the Territorial Fish and Wildlife Patrol Vessel M/V Seal has Proudly worn JUNEAU on her stern for Over 90 Years now. Please check back often, I just migrated the old Gallery over "today" This is a New Gallery I am migrating to in preparation of two Major 11 Year awaited projects this summer: The ENTIRE Starboard Stern Quarter Sheer plank and 4 more planks down to the Sponson - new deck beams, house beam adn entire new decking -and- The Entire Stern. The wood has arrived and more is on its way to restore the M/V Seal "The Queen of the Fleet"
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