April 26th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1940, the Long Beach Independent ran the following ad. The Seal Beach pier and the bait boats and the barge were all run by Captain Jack Stubbs. “Homer” had been newly launched on April 15th to replace “Pastime,” a live bait barge that sank in a 1939 storm.

April_20__1940_New_Pier_Ad

– Michael Dobkins

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