TACOMA, Wash. — The historic ferry Kalakala has reached its final destination.


The owner plans to have the rusting hulk scrapped later this month in Tacoma, The News Tribune reported Sunday.


Constructed with the hull of another ship, the 276-foot Kalakala went into service in 1935 on Puget Sound and carried millions of cars between Seattle and Bremerton until 1967. In the days before the Space Needle, the silver art deco style vessel was the postcard symbol of Seattle.


Read the full story at Alaska Dispatch>>

A collection of stories from guest authors.

Join the Conversation