Gold Rush Database Sources
On October 19, 1918, the crew and passengers of the S.S. Princess Sophia perished in the icy waters of the Lynn Canal, 65 miles south of Skagway. Rescue ships stood by helplessly, battling mountainous waves and freezing temperatures as 379 men, women and children were lost at sea. This database lists the names of those who drowned.
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