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Northwest Seaport E-News, January 2013
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Dear Northwest Seaport Supporter

Happy New Year!  Northwest Seaport is excited to share this news with you.  Visit the fleet at the Historic Ships Wharf during programs, chantey sings, volunteer work parties and more.  Upcoming Events.


OVER 3000 VISIT TUGBOATFamily trying hand at corking decK
Record number of visitors boarded the tug Arthur Foss during MOHAI’s Grand Opening celebration week.  Smiling people streamed onto the Historic Ships Wharf and boarded the tug, steamer Virginia V and other visiting vessels. Photos.

Feb 24 12-5pm.  Northwest Seaport collaborates with MOHAI on their screening of the 1933 film Tugboat Annie during Celluloid Seattle Day. Board the famed tug "Narcissus" (Arthur Foss). 


The-Seattle-Times-frontpage-Dec-29-2012-215x300HISTORIC SHIPS WHARF MAKES HEADLINES
The Seattle Times highlighted the "vintage vessels" and cumulative history these ships represent.  Jack Broom wrote, "There's plenty of history tied up outside MOHAI."


Old Chantey PrintFeb 8, 8-10pm at CWB.  Dan Roberts is song leader for February and will keep the sing-a-long rolling along.  February Chantey Sing at The Center For Wooden Boats.

Shipwright Brian Johnson with volunteersVOLUNTEERS JAM AT WORK PARTIES
Feb 2, 10am - 4pm.  Volunteers attending scheduled work parties aboard Arthur Foss have made vital contributions to deck and engineroom projects.

MOHAIJan 24, 7pm at MOHAI. The sculpture Wawona was created from salvaged timber from the hull of the historic ship of the same name. Artist John Grade will speak about the process of creating and installing this large-scale work.  MOHAI program with limited seats. 

Artwork by Byron BirdsallBYRON BIRDSALL PRINTS
Purchase a
rtwork by Byron Birdsall featured in 2012 Foss Maritime calendar.  $20 prints (8.5x12.5") are available.  Mr. Birdsall kindly made the original available for tug visitors to view this holiday season. 

LIGHTSHIP RECEIVES HOLIDAY LIGHTSHistoric Ships Wharf evening 12-29-2012
Northwest Seaport turned on more than 2000 feet of lights decorating the historic Lightship No.83 Swiftsure.  South Lake Union community members and wharf visitors gathered for the scheduled lighting. Photos.

Northwest Seaport makes it easy to renew or become a new member.  Simply complete the online form and follow PayPal instructions.  Show your support of the activities, vessels and services you deem valuable for the community. Membership information.

Your support has been generous! The annual campaign ends soon, and we kindly wish to remind you to mail or online donate today to strengthen our services to the community.  Annual campaign information.
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