Ferry Kalakala ends service on Puget Sound on August 6, 1967.

  • By Alan J Stein
  • Posted 6/02/1999
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 1213

On August 6, 1967, the ferry Kalakala is taken off the Bremerton run and removed from service. She is tied up at the Washington State Ferry yard in Eagle Harbor and is made available for sale.

Although she was still well loved by many commuters, the decision was made because of limited car capacity and expensive maintenance for her outdated engines.


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

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