Two new ferries, seven possible names

Two new Puget Sound ferries will enter service in 2014 and 2015, and a state panel has narrowed their possible names to seven.
     The proposed names are: Cowlitz, Hoquiam, Ivar, Muckleshoot, Samish, Sammamish, and Tokitae. Ivar was suggested to honor Ivar Haglund, longtime Seattle restaurant owner who died in 1985. Tokitae is a killer whale captured in Whidbey Island’s Penn Cove in 1970, but she’s better known as Lolita at Miami Seaquarium, where she performs. Read the Longview Daily News article.

by  Jon Osterberg

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