Wreckage Sold
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WRECKAGE SOLD
from the Victoria Daily Colonist, 16 Mar 1904, pg.5

The auction sale of 'Clallam' wreckage took place yesterday morning at Mr. Jones' mart and was well attended. Two boats were sold for $27 apiece. The texas, which is lying ashore at Cordova bay, was knocked down to H. Stadthagen and J.A. Johnson of the Lyceum theatre for $25, and the butter, mattresses and life buoys were sold to different parties. They brought about $35 additional. Messrs. Stadthagen and Johnson are bring their purchase to Victoria and intend exhibiting it in the city, the tug 'Eagle' having left this afternoon to tow it into harbor. A 50 cent axe which was put up caused some lively bidding, being eventually sold for $2.75. This axe was on the liferaft and is the one with which the mate of the 'Clallam' cut away the liferaft, which was responsible for saving those who were fortunate enough to get clear of the wreck.