Halibut fishermen in Seattle and Tacoma strike during November 1912.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 5/09/1999
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 1097

During November 1912, all of the halibut fishermen sailing out of Seattle and Tacoma strike for an increase in price paid for halibut from 1 cent a pound to 1.5 cents per pound.

On February 13, 1913, the fishermen accepted 1.25 cents a pound.


[Washington State] Bureau of Labor, Ninth Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Factory Inspection 1913-1914 (Olympia: Frank M. Lamborn, Public Printer, 1914), 123.

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