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Swiftsure (Lightship 83): Preserving the past to benefit the future (Video)

Here’s a great video about the history of Swiftsure (Lightship 83) and its ongoing restoration that must have slipped by us when it came out last year. She’s currently located at the Historic Ships Wharf in Lake Union Park, Seattle. Swiftsure, along with Arthur Foss, are open to the public for viewing, educational programs, special events, tugboat overnight programs and vessel stewardship […]

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The Virginia V steamship and the tugboat Arthur Foss, just two of the vessels at the Historic Ships Wharf at Lake Union Park. Photo courtesy of Northwest Seaport.

3rd Friday Speaker Series | Sea Change: Navigating Our Historic Fleet in the New Seattle

Executive Director of the Northwest Seaport Nathaniel Howe will be presenting Sea Change: Navigating Our Historic Fleet in the New Seattle at the Center for Wooden Boats’ Third Friday Speaker Series on Friday, October 16 at 7 p.m. A sea change is happening in Seattle, as 7,000 new residents arrive each month — the vast majority having […]

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