Enter at Alaska Marine Highway System's website: http://www.dot.state.ak.us/amhs/pubs/50years/index.shtml
There are several events planned to commemorate the 50 year anniversary. Special sailings on the Malaspina, community ship tours and gatherings, Golden Tickets and contests are all available for you to enjoy. In addition, a new time period will be featured each month including photos, news articles and personal experiences. See how the Alaska Marine Highway grew and expanded into the 3,500 miles of waterway and 35 port communities that it services today. You can also stay connected to new information as it becomes available by signing up for Sea News or check here regularly for information.
Vessel Expansion, 1969-1974 are the highlighted years for this month in Alaska Marine Highway's 50th anniversary year. During this period in history, the MV Tustumena was expanded, the MV E.L. Bartlett was added to the fleet and the MV Malaspina was a hero at sea. Explore photos, newspaper articles and information from 1969-1974 or reach further back into history.http://www.dot.state.ak.us/amhs/pubs/50years/index.shtml