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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Built at Seattle, WA, 1908
Completed for King County, WA, as passenger vessel Washington (ON 204997), 1908
Operated on Lake Washington, 1908 - 1919
Converted to ferry, 1919
Returned to Lake Washington as excursion steamer, 1929
Placed out of service with opening of Lake Washington bridge, 1940
Sold to scrap dealers Neider and Marcus, Seattle, who removed her engines and boilers
Acquired by the US Navy, 1941
Operated in Thirteenth Naval District, 1941 - 1945
At Naval Shipyard, Bremerton "beyond economic repair" by May 1946
To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, July 1947
Lay on Washington Ship Canal as late as 1967
Final disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 323 gross tons, 219 net tons
Length 160' 0"
Beam 42' 6"
Draft 10' 6"
Propulsion none (removed)
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Last Updated 15 July 2017
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