New York (schooner)
The 45-foot Nome schooner New York was purchased by Capt. Alexander Allan, who had come out from the East in the Nome gold rush of 1900. He installed a gas engine and entered the Siberian ivory and whale bone trade, beginning a long career of Arctic navigation. Gordon Newell, Maritime Events of 1902, H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest., p. 77.
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