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Image of WF 0375 - WAWONA

WF 0375 - WAWONA

Closeup view of bow of fishing schooner WAWONA, owned by Robinson Fisheries of Anacortes. The bow of the fishing vessel MANILA is at right. This view from the bow was taken while the vessel was at dock in Anacortes. She was built "at the end of the great age of sail," and launched in 1897 from the Hans Ditlev Bendixsen yard in Fairhaven, California, - "the largest three-masted schooner built in North America" at 165' long, 35' beam, and 11.5' draft. Her career began with hauling lumber along the West Coast. The schooner was purchased by Robinson Fisheries in 1914 for use as a fishing schooner in the Bering Sea. She carried a crew of 36 during the six-month fishing season. The 9-13-1917, ANAC

Image of WF 0376 - WAWONA

WF 0376 - WAWONA

Close-up view of bowsprit of fishing schooner WAWONA, owned by Robinson Fisheries of Anacortes. The bow of the fishing vessel MANILA is at right. This view of the bow was taken while the vessel was at dock in Anacortes. She was built "at the end of the great age of sail," and launched in 1897 from the Hans Ditlev Bendixsen yard in Fairhaven, California, - "the largest three-masted schooner built in North America" at 165' long, 35' beam, and 11.5' draft. Her career began with hauling lumber along the West Coast. The schooner was purchased by Robinson Fisheries in 1914 for use as a fishing schooner in the Bering Sea. She carried a crew of 36 during the six-month fishing season. The 9-13-1917 AN

Image of WF 0373 - WAWONA

WF 0373 - WAWONA

The fishing schooner WAWONA , pictured on the Guemes channel without sails, was owned by Robinson Fisheries of Anacortes. She was built "at the end of the great age of sail," and launched in 1897 from the Hans Ditlev Bendixsen yard in Fairhaven, California, - "the largest three-masted schooner built in North America" at 165' long, 35' beam, and 11.5' draft. Her career began with hauling lumber along the West Coast. The schooner was purchased by Robinson Fisheries in 1914 for use as a fishing schooner in the Bering Sea. She carried a crew of 36 during the six-month fishing season. The 9-13-1917, ANACORTES AMERICAN reported on one of the vessel's yearly fall returns to Anacortes from Alaska. "

Image of WF 0374 - WAWONA

WF 0374 - WAWONA

Distant view of fishing schooner WAWONA, owned by Robinson Fisheries of Anacortes. This view from the stern was taken while the vessel was at dock in Anacortes. She was built "at the end of the great age of sail," and launched in 1897 from the Hans Ditlev Bendixsen yard in Fairhaven, California, - "the largest three-masted schooner built in North America" at 165' long, 35' beam, and 11.5' draft. Her career began with hauling lumber along the West Coast. The schooner was purchased by Robinson Fisheries in 1914 for use as a fishing schooner in the Bering Sea. She carried a crew of 36 during the six-month fishing season. The 9-13-1917 ANACORTES AMERICAN reported on one of the vessel's yearly fal

Image of 2010.059.001 - DOROTHY

2010.059.001 - DOROTHY

Power Schooner DOROTHY in Guemes Channel heading to sea. Robinson Fisheries schooner. See "NOTES" for further information on this boat

Image of 2010.059.009 - AZALEA

2010.059.009 - AZALEA

This photograph of the AZALEA was run on the front page of the ANACORTES AMERICAN, Thursday May 2, 1940: NORTHWARD BOUND for a summer season of fishing in the Bering Sea is the cod-fishing schooner AZALEA of the Robinson Fisheries of Anacortes. The AZALEA is shown above with all sails set as she cleared Cap Flattery headed for the fishing banks where she will moor in a sheltered cove to serve as a base for the trawler DOROTHY."

Image of 2010.059.002 - DOROTHY

2010.059.002 - DOROTHY

Power Schooner DOROTHY in Guemes Channel heading to sea. Robinson Fisheries schooner. See "NOTES" for further information on this boat

Image of 2010.059.003 - SOROTHY

2010.059.003 - SOROTHY

Power Schooner DOROTHY docked at Guemes Channel at foot of Commercial Avenue, Anacortes. Loading new machinery on her before heading to the Bering Sea in Alaska. Robinson Fisheries schooner. See "NOTES" for further information on this boat

Image of 2010.059.004 - DOROTHY being equiped w/new machinery

2010.059.004 - DOROTHY being equiped w/new machinery

Power Schooner DOROTHY docked at Guemes Channel at foot of Commercial Avenue, Anacortes. Loading new machinery on her before heading to the Bering Sea in Alaska. Robinson Fisheries schooner. See "NOTES" for further information on this boat

Image of 2010.059.005 - WAWONA

2010.059.005 - WAWONA

Robinson Fisheries 3-masted schooner WAWONA in full sail

Image of 2010.059.006 - WAWONA

2010.059.006 - WAWONA

Robinson Fisheries 3-masted schooner WAWONA in full sail

Image of 2010.059.007 - JOSEPH RUSS

2010.059.007 - JOSEPH RUSS

Robinson Fisheries 3-masted schooner JOSEPH RUSS in full sail. W. F. Robinson, a fisherman from Gloucester, Massachusetts, began Robinson Fisheries in Anacortes c. 1897 at the foot of N Avenue, making fertilizer, fish oil, and glue. In 1905 he entered the codfish industry and soon announced plans to build the largest codfish cannery on the west coast. In 1912 he built the largest on "Puget Sound." See 7-25-1912 ANACORTES AMERICAN. Robinson operated numerous schooners that made the yearly six-month trip to Alaska; ALICE (acquired in 1904), the JOSEPH RUSS (acquired in 1905), and the WAWONA (acquired in 1914) and the AZALEA were some of them.

Image of 2010.059.008 - AZALEA

2010.059.008 - AZALEA

This photograph of the AZALEA was run on the front page of the ANACORTES AMERICAN, Thursday May 2, 1940: NORTHWARD BOUND for a summer season of fishing in the Bering Sea is the cod-fishing schooner AZALEA of the Robinson Fisheries of Anacortes. The AZALEA is shown above with all sails set as she cleared Cap Flattery headed for the fishing banks where she will moor in a sheltered cove to serve as a base for the trawler DOROTHY."