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NEWS CCW Staff Writer KETCHIKAN - 60-year-old Glenn Bowman is stricken with injury aboard the Alaska Cruiser as the ship grounds about 28 miles northwest of Ketchikan. The ship has experienced a fire in its forward switchboard room, causing it to begin taking on water. There are 1,800 guests on board as well as 700 crew members who begin to evacuate the ship.

Mass rescue exercise staged in Ketchikan

Rosemary Svenson holds a doll during the height of the mass rescue exercise. She played a mother with her child and watched as the boy playing the baby's father was carried away on a stretcher.
Photos By Libby Sterling
Rosemary Svenson holds a doll during the height of the mass rescue exercise. She played a mother with her child and watched as the boy playing the baby's father was carried away on a stretcher.
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