Tied up this week at the Trident Seafoods dock on the Guemes Channel were the Northwestern, the Viking and the Oregon. Northwestern is an Alaskan crab, Pacific cod, and salmon tendering fishing vessel featured in the Discovery Channel series Deadliest Catch.
Visitors to Bowman Bay yesterday stumbled onto a Viking village … or so it seemed, as Anacortes and Bellingham residents worked with a production crew from The Discovery Channel on a documentary about Viking boats. Included among those working on the documentary were Anacortes craftsmen Jay Smith (center in photo) and Paul Thorne. Smith has […]
On a break between games over the weekend I took this photo of a Viking ship carved by brother Rich a few years back. Like many families in Anacortes, ours is a family line that leads to Norway (and Denmark on mom’s side) by way of Minnesota (North Dakota on mom’s side). We explain to […]