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Friday, May 30, 2014

Steinbeck’s ‘Sea of Cortez’ boat sits in Port Townsend — for now

Western Flyer, a 77-year-old boat that once took John Steinbeck on a voyage that he turned into an important book, sits in a shipyard in Port Townsend. Its owner plans to make it the centerpiece of a Salinas, Calif., hotel lobby.