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Volunteer Orientation Scheduled at Historical Seaport

The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority is calling for volunteers to help with several projects at its Grays Harbor facilities, including a planned move in 2012 to its new Seaport Landing facility on the Chehalis River, as well as important maint…

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Logs delivered for Lady Washington planking

We took delivery this week of these three logs, which the Spar Shop will turn into new planking for the Lady Washington over the next few weeks. We’ll install the planking this summer. The picture shows the logs in front of our headquarters in Aberdeen…

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Lady Washington under escort near Long Beach

Lindsey Hoffman, a deckhand on the San Pedro-based brigantine Exy Johnson, sent us this photo of Lady Washington nearing the marina at Long Beach on Dec. 1. The photo was taken aboard Exy’s sister ship, Irving Johnson, as she escorted Lady Washington. …

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Fan Photo: Aloft in Redondo Beach

Gordon Glattenberg, one of our guests on the Nov. 26 Adventure Sail in Redondo Beach, shared this photo of Elyse Ruth and Connie Allen aloft aboard Lady Washington. If you have a photo of your adventure aboard Lady Washington or Hawaiian Chieftain, ema…

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Fan Photo: Lady Washington from a rowboat

Guest Karen Williams took this photo of Lady Washington in Redondo Beach last weekend while her grandson looked on. The boat is in Long Beach for the next two weeks. This weekend would be a fine opportunity to go sailing on a real tall ship. Tickets ar…

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Fan Photo: Going Aloft in Morro Bay

The photos from Morro Bay are pouring in! Here’s one of a member of Lady Washington’s crew going aloft. The crew member is near the center of the image, just left of the mast. The photo comes from guest Kathy Oster. We’d love to see your photos of crew…

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Fan Photo: Lady Washington at Sunset in Morro Bay

We’ve been getting a lot of sunset photos these days, probably due to the time of year. Here’s the latest one of Lady Washington from Morro Bay, taken by guest Mary Williamson. If you have a photo to share of Lady Washington or Hawaiian Chieftain in th…

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Fan Photo: Calm after the Battle Sail in Tacoma

Photographer David Boyle sent us this pic of Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain returning from a Battle Sail in Tacoma on the evening of August 28, 2011. “The lighting and the ‘calm after the battle’ struck me as something I wanted to remember,” he…

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Fan Photo: Approaching Morro Bay

Sailing guest Richard Tao emailed this photo of his trip on Lady Washington in Morro Bay. The Dynegy Power Plant is the background. “It was freaking cold but we had fun!” he writes. If you have a photo to share, send it to photos@historicalseaport.org.

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Longtime volunteer Ken Adamson has died

Everyone was saddened to learn of the passing of Ken Adamson last week. Ken was one of the first volunteers on the Lady Washington project, and he was a charter member of the original “Ancient Mariners” volunteer group. Ken volunteered at the Historica…

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