Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington State, and Hawaiian Chieftain have announced their summer ports of call for 2016.
Both vessels will spend their summer in Puget Sound and in Grays Harbor, visiting 10 ports and offering educational programs, public sailing excursions, and public walk-on tours at most locations.
Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are U.S. Coast Guard-inspected passenger vessels with a mission of preserving and promoting our maritime history and traditions.
Here’s the list of stops.
June 9-July 5: Aberdeen (except as noted in next item)
June 23-27: Westport (Rusty Scupper Pirate Daze, Lady Washington only)
July 8-17: Port Angeles (tentative)
July 19-August 3: Bellingham
August 5-7: Blaine (Drayton Harbor Festival)
August 8-11: Brownsville
August 12-17: Port Orchard
August 18-23: Tacoma
August 25-Sept. 5: Kirkland
Sept. 8-11: Port Townsend (Wooden Boat Festival, Lady Washington only)
Sept. 8-15: Aberdeen (Hawaiian Chieftain only)
Sept. 17-18: Westport (Hawaiian Chieftain only)
Sept. 21-28: Aberdeen (Lady Washington only)
Specific dates and times for tours and public excursions, including the ships’ popular Battle Sails, will be announced in the spring. The ships are also working with local organizations on charters and special events. For information on chartering Lady Washington and/or Hawaiian Chieftain, visit the Charters page at www.historicalseaport.org, or call 800-200-5239.
Tickets are now available for Passages, the port-to-port adventure transits made by each vessel as they make their way in Puget Sound and the Pacific coast. Tickets are at www.historicalseaport.org, or call 800-200-5239.