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Two ferries for Vashon Island out of service, causing delays

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on May 29, 2012 at 4:49 pm with 1 Comment »
May 29, 2012 4:49 pm

Problems with a fire-suppression system has sidelined the regular ferry on the Point Defiance to Tahlequah route and a boat half its size has taken its place, creating delays for passengers.

The 64-car Chetzemoka is being repaired. On Tuesday, it was replaced with the 34-car Hiyu. Since it carries fewer vehicles, drivers are warned to arrive early to ensure they can get on board.

Also, a ferry on the Fauntleroy-Vashon Island-Southworth route is out for repairs. It is not being replaced at this time. Instead, the route will be served by the 124-car Kitsap and 87-car Tillikum.

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  1. rawdibob says:

    Smile and be happy. Your government and the Democrat pals, the Inland Boatsman Union at work.

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