Category Archives: History

King Crab Fishing History

If you’re like me, then you’re someone who really has no immediate connection to crab fishing in Alaska.  As a matter of fact– Alaska, crab fishing, and the Bering sea are about as foreign, exotic, and out of this world … Continue reading

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Fishermen’s Memorial, Seattle, Washington

After blogging about ‘Deadliest Catch’ for the last few year, ‘Deadliest Reports finally went on the road and headed west to where so many of the fishermen we’ve come to know, seem to hail from–Seattle, Washington. July & August aren’t … Continue reading

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Discovery’s new book, Deadliest Catch, Desperate Hours should soon be enroute to readers if it’s not already, and fans will not be sorry about having made the purchase!  Deadliest Reports was blessed to have received an early copy which shall … Continue reading

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Best bargain of the 19th century: Alaska

Check for the Purchase of Alaska Cancelled check in the amount of $7.2 million, for the purchase of Alaska, issued August 1, 1868; Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury; Record Group 217; National Archives. In … Continue reading

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