Tokitae ferry to be celebrated at Clinton

Washington State Ferries will hold a community celebration for its newest ferry, the M/V Tokitae.

This free celebration runs from noon to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at the Clinton ferry terminal.

The celebration will include speeches, a tribal ceremony, tours of the pilot house, complimentary refreshments and other forms of entertainment.

The Tokitae is the first Olympic Class ferry for Washington, and is capable of carrying 144 vehicles. It will go into service on the Mukilteo/Clinton route starting with the summer sailing schedule, which begins June 15.

The celebration is a community-wide event and is open to anyone wishing to attend.

For details, call event coordinator Rachel Waitt at 206-515-3944 or email her at or visit

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