Robert Resoff buys the ferry Kalakala on October 3, 1967, and later moves her to Alaska.

  • By Alan J Stein
  • Posted 5/04/1999
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 1060
On October 3, 1967, Robert Resoff, owner of American Freezerships, purchases the ferry Kalakala. He plans to convert her to a new life as a seafood processing vessel in Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

After retrofitting, the vessel was towed north the following summer by the tug Andrew Foss.

 


Sources: M.S. Kline and G.A. Bayless, Ferryboats: A Legend on Puget Sound (Seattle: Bayless Books: 1983), 229-247.

Related Topics:   Business | Infrastructure | Maritime | Washington State Ferries

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