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FERRY ALERT Oct 9
October 9th, 2021 - Posted in Alerts, Uncategorized
|Crew shortage: 2nd Day of Major Ferry Cuts|
South End Ferry Not Operating
North End Ferry on Two Boat Schedule
Washington State Ferries has again taken the Tahlequah/Point Defiance route out of service all day today.
At the north end, the Vashon/Fauntleroy/Southworth route has been reduced to a two boat schedule for the second day.
The ferry system says it reduced service to both of the Vashon ferry terminals due to lack of Coast Guard documented crew.
WSF explains the difficult decision was made as a result of ongoing crew shortages and the need to reallocate limited resources throughout the ferry system.
This message was posted at 8:30am on Saturday and will be updated if there’s new information.