Whale-Watching Boat Runs Aground

Friday, July 17, 2009

According to a report from the Seattle Times, a Coast Guard cutter stationed at Port Angeles responded to a report of a 65-ft whale-watching boat, with 80 passengers aboard, that grounded. The vessel reportedly grounded north of Lopez Island late afternoon on July 15. The boat was re-floated by a high tide.

(Source: Seattle Times)


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