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New ferry celebration June 8 at Clinton terminal

Washington State Ferries is holding a community celebration for its newest ferry, M/V Tokitae.

This free celebration is scheduled for noon to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at the ferry terminal in Clinton.

The celebration will include speeches, a tribal ceremony, tours of the pilot house, complimentary refreshments and other forms of entertainment.

The Tokitae is the first Olympic Class ferry built for Washington state. It is capable of carrying 144 vehicles. It goes into service on the Mukilteo/Clinton route starting with the summer sailing schedule June 15.

The celebration is a community-wide event and is open to anyone wishing to attend.

 

 

n For information, contact event coordinator Rachel Waitt at 206-515-3944 or rachel.waitt@wsdot.wa.gov or visit http://wsdotferries.blogspot.com/

 

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