Beaching of scenic boat PRESIDENT. The fishing steamer MCKINLEY was converted to motor power after it was damaged by fire and the hull purchased by Capt. Charles Norton of Anacortes for conversion to the gasoline halibut schooner PRESIDENT. On January 12, 1923, the gas schooner PRESIDENT, was wrecked in Alaskan waters at Bristol Bay. On the back of the photo is the date, "July 8-17" Is that July 8th through the 17th or July 8, 1917?