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Tall Ship Lady Washington Sets Sail for the Port of Everett Marina - August 16-17, 2017

Post Date:08/11/2017 8:52 AM

Lady Washington under sail at sea. Photo by Bob Harbison.

Photo: Lady Washington under sail at sea. Photo by Bob Harbison. 

EVERETT, WASH. – Tall Ship Lady Washington makes her return to the Port of Everett Marina offering dockside tours and sailing opportunities August 16 – 17, 2017. Lady Washington will moor at the Port’s South Guest Dock 1, near Anthony’s Homeport.

For tour and sailing information, please visit www.historicalseaport.org

About Lady Washington
Launched on March 7, 1989, the Lady Washington was built in Aberdeen, Wash., by Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public development authority. The new Lady Washington is a full-scale replica of the original Lady Washington. In 1787, after the Revolutionary War, she was given a major refit to prepare her for an unprecedented trading voyage around Cape Horn. In 1788, she became the first American vessel to make landfall on the west coast of North America. A pioneer in Pan-Pacific trade, she was the first American ship to visit Honolulu, Hong Kong and Japan. Lady Washington opened the black pearl and sandalwood trade between Hawaii and Asia when King Kamehameha became a partner in the ship. – READ MORE

For a full calendar of Port of Everett waterfront events, visit www.portofeverett.com/calendar

For more information, please contact Catherine Soper, Public Affairs Specialist, at 425.388.0680 or by e-mail at catherines@portofeverett.com.

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