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August 8, 2014 at 2:51 PM

State ferry Tacoma will need prolonged repairs

Ten days after the M/V Tacoma stalled off Bainbridge Island, ferry managers haven’t yet received a detailed plan to fix its electrical problems. “The damage is a little more extensive than we thought,” said Capt. George Capacci, interim director of Washington State Ferries. Specialists from Siemens Global, which made the damaged components, are still inspecting the boat and may…

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July 30, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Fumbled information made ferry delays worse, left riders fuming

An apparent lapse in communication within Washington State Ferries about ferry capacity made passenger delays even worse Tuesday after the breakdown of the M/V Tacoma, near Bainbridge Island. Only one boat remained on the Bainbridge-Seattle route, the Walla Walla. The Coast Guard gave permission Tuesday for the Walla Walla to carry 1,200 people between Bainbridge and Seattle, according…

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