Ferry Kalakala runs aground on Bainbridge Island on June 22, 1951.

  • By Alan J. Stein
  • Posted 6/01/1999
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 1207

On June 22, 1951, the ferry Kalakala runs aground on Bainbridge Island after her engine fails. She must be towed home to Seattle for inspection and repairs.


Sources:

M. S. Kline and G. A. Bayless, Ferryboats: A Legend on Puget Sound (Seattle: Bayless Books, 1983), 229-247.


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