The F/V Gemini, which turned out to be the F/V Western Flyer chartered by John Steinbeck, after it was raised from the Swinomish Channel in Washington in October 2012. Photo used with permission from Capt. Richard Rodriguez, BitterEndBlog.com/All Rights Reserved.
I’m not the only person interested in Pacific fisheries history. Kevin Bailey, a senior scientist at NOAA in Seattle, is interested as well. He’s working on a book about a legendary West Coast boat, the Western Flyer, once chartered by the novelist John Steinbeck.
The wonderful picture comes to us courtesy of Capt. Rodriguez and his blog,