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Disabled ferry gets slow tow to Bainbridge

The state ferry Tacoma lost power on its midday run from Seattle to Bainbridge Island today. Tugboats towed the ferry to Bainbridge, where 405 passengers disembarked. Earlier this afternoon, the ferry Sealth pulled alongside the Tacoma and a rope was attached, said Tim Wilson, a visitor from North Carolina who photographed that effort.

COURTESY TIM WILSON

The state ferry Tacoma lost power on its midday run from Seattle to Bainbridge Island today. Tugboats towed the ferry to Bainbridge, where 405 passengers disembarked. Earlier this afternoon, the ferry Sealth pulled alongside the Tacoma and a rope was attached, said Tim Wilson, a visitor from North Carolina who photographed that effort.

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