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September 9, 2013 at 10:24 PM

Fireboat Alki sale finalized to Skagit County business owners

The sale of Seattle’s 86-year-old fireboat, Alki, which the city auctioned off last month, was finalized Monday. The buyers, longtime La Conner residents and business-owners Ken Gunersen and Ron Rennebohm, announced that the boat would be moved to its new home in Skagit County. The buyers, who bought the boat for more than $25,000, said the…

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August 22, 2013 at 7:46 PM

Seattle loses over $10,000 in auction of 86-year-old fireboat

The good news: The city was able to auction off its 1927-vintage fireboat Alki for $25,300. The bad news? It spent more than $35,000 restoring it just to get it ready to sell. The city’s $35,637.94, to be precise, paid for a marine survey of the boat and the work recommended to get it in condition to…

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