The new engine meets the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Tier II exhaust emissions standards, California marine engine exhaust standards, and the standards established by the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships (Annex VI).
The Seaport is taking the opportunity presented by the re-power to complete needed maintenance work on the ship’s rigging. Crew under the direction of Marine Operations Manager Micah Allnutt will remove the foremast and other gear for refurbishing in the Spar Shop facility. The January 9 work party is a chance for the public to watch and participate in the restoration and repair of Grays Harbor’s tall ship.
The work party is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. No experience is necessary. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. All tools and liquid refreshments will be provided. Volunteers should wear suitable clothing. For more information, call 800-200-5239.
The Historical Seaport has raised approximately $82,000 of the $100,000 SAILING GREEN fundraising goal.
The Seaport is gratefully accepting donations to its SAILING GREEN campaign online at www.historicalseaport.org. Donors may also call 800-200-5239 or mail a check to SAILING GREEN, Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority, PO Box 2019, Aberdeen, WA, 98520. For more information, contact Capt. Les Bolton, GHHSA executive director, 800-200-5239, email@example.com.