Place:Chignik, Lake and Peninsula, Alaska, United States

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NameChignik
TypeCity
Coordinates56.298°N 158.404°W
Located inLake and Peninsula, Alaska, United States
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Chignik is a city in Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 91.

On 17 April 1911, a gale blew ashore numerous ships such as the Benjamin F. Packard, the Star of Alaska, and the Jabez Howes, a 3-masted,full-rigged ship, owned by the Columbia River Packer's Association and used as a cannery tender.

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