By Steven C. Levi

February five, 1898. Witnesses document a huge orange fireball mirrored within the glacial waters of Alaska�s Lynn Canal. on the top of Klondike gold fever, the Clara Nevada disappeared into an epic hurricane� taking passengers and necessary shipment together with her. used to be the explosion an twist of fate or a theft long past unsuitable? Did Captain C.H. Lewis make off with $165,000 ($13.6 million in today�s forex) in uncooked gold? Or used to be the sinking a case of a sea-weary steamer assembly an premature finish? Alaska historian Steven C. Levi combs the information to piece jointly the real account of the Clara Nevada�s ultimate voyage, trying to resolve the riddle of the misplaced steamer that resurfaced ten years after that tragic evening and have become referred to as Alaska�s ghost ship.

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