Norwegian Steamer Marie Bakke Enters Mendocino Bay

On this day in Mendocino history… The Marie Bakke at Mendocino, 1926. The Marie Bakke was in port in Mendocino from June 24 to June 28, 1926. (Emery Escola, Emery Escola Collection, Kelley House Photographs) June 24, 1926 - The Norwegian steamer Marie Bakke, the third largest ship ever to enter Mendocino Bay, arrived to take on 40,000 railroad ties. She was a new boat, and [...]