Olympia’s Harbor Days

The Port and City of Olympia recently held its annual Harbor Days and Maritime Festival & Tugboat Races event. It was located at Percival Landing and was open to the public. Visitors were able to tour classic tugboats and ride along on some of them during races held the last day of the event.

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View looking South toward Percival Landing and the State Capitol Building

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Tug GALENE is one of 61 originally built for the Department of Transportation in 1943 at the Northeast Ship Building Co. in Quincy, Mass.

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A massive CAT diesel engine onboard one of the vintage tugs.

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Location of the Harbor Days event

Location of the Harbor Days event

 

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David is a Seattle-based technology entrepreneur. He's created several successful companies. He's an avid boater and enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and Australian Shepherd aboard MV KAYLA in Lake Washington and Puget Sound. He's also a volunteer Firefighter / EMT and enjoys sharing his knowledge of safety and life-saving skills with fellow boaters.

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