ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority is inviting residents of Aberdeen, Hoquiam, Cosmopolis, Westport, Ocean Shores, Elma, Montesano and all Grays Harbor communities to participate in a public work party Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help Historical Seaport staff perform critical maintenance on the rigging of Lady Washington. Tasks include disassembling blocks, stripping down rigging, and repair of the tall ship’s sails. All levels of experience and skill are welcome, including beginners.
Members of the GHHSA board of directors and Historical Seaport staff, including marine operations manager Micah Allnutt, will also be hand to discuss the Lady Washington’s new Scania 12 L marine engine, which will be installed in the vessel this winter.