Kalakala sinking??

Abandon Ship! Kalakala is sinking

This is the "view" out our back balcony. The Kalakala has become a rusty wreck and now it's sinking! What responsibilty does the owner have to keep his boat from being just another junk on the water??
We pay a "view" tax for this???

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Volunteer helper says ... on Saturday, Mar 26 at 6:41 PM

The writer of this story is incorrect. I was there yesterday and found someone intensionally destroyed a power line to the Kalakala in which shut down all pumps and lights to the ship. The tilt is caused by the shore line as the she rests at low tide

Bubba says ... on Saturday, Mar 26 at 6:46 PM

How absurd, this hulk was dragged down from a far away port to be fixed up into a museum peice and now its a rotting wreck.....

Bev says ... on Sunday, Mar 27 at 1:41 PM

I'm sure by now all the hazardous chemicals (i.e. fuel, oil, etc) have been removed. So, why doesn't the owner just get a permit to sink it so that it can become a habitat for under water sea life. That seems like the responsible thing to do.

suemagoo3802 says ... on Sunday, Mar 27 at 8:41 PM

You know what is truely sad is this was a great piece of northwest history. I would rather see this fixed up by the state as a museum than it be sunk for fish. We waste so much money in this state on BS and let history rot.

Jim says ... on Sunday, Mar 27 at 9:00 PM

Sorry but this piece of history just isn't worth saving.

Anonymous says ... on Monday, Mar 28 at 3:01 PM

RIP - good riddance

me says ... on Thursday, Mar 31 at 11:40 PM

it's a shame the state sees no value in this great piece of histlory. but I'm curious why the owner didn't send the ferry to a dry dock?

spiff says ... on Sunday, Apr 3 at 4:51 PM

Some guy spent a load of money on this chunk of historical metal. Was floating in lake union for years while volinteers tried in vain to restore it. Silly neighbors complained that they did not like looking at it. Idiots

Marty FitzGerald says ... on Tuesday, Dec 6 at 4:17 PM

Yes this ship is a part of history, I road on it in 1957 when I was stationed on the U S S Midway at Bremerton. She was a proud ferry on Puget Sound at that time, but now there is no money to restore her and the owner my have even died .............

once a rider says ... on Tuesday, Jan 24 at 1:09 PM

I don't want to wager a guess as to the extent of damage the old girl has. She was built on a burnt out San Francisco ferry hull the Peralta I love this ferry I have lots of great memories of her but I have a Gut feeling she is beyond repair.

Mississippi-gene says ... on Sunday, Jun 3 at 4:51 PM

i think that it looks like a dinner car????get it

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