Aberdeen – The Historical Seaport is pleased to welcome Micah Allnutt as the organization’s new Marine Operations Manager. Allnutt is will be responsible for daily vessel operations aboard Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, including routine maintenance, crew training, and major projects. Allnutt will accompany Lady Washington on her fall trip on the Columbia River, and he will oversee the installation of a new engine and rigging upgrades when the ship returns to Grays Harbor in December.
Allnutt holds 1,600-ton master oceans route and 1,600-ton mate oceans route licenses with sail endorsements. He brings a wide range of experience having served on numerous vessels, including the Hawaiian Chieftain from 2002 to 2004. Allnut’s other tall ship experience includes Westward, Harvey Gamage, Tole Mour, Highlander Sea, Niagara, Balclutha, Carlyn, Lettie G. Howard, and Pride of Baltimore II. Allnutt graduated from the University of California San Diego in 1988. He has relocated from the San Francisco-area to Grays Harbor with his wife and a daughter.