Adventuress leaves Seattle for centennial restoration work

by Tim Flanagan on January 6, 2012

Deborah Bach has this story at Three Sheets Northwest:

When you’re a lady getting ready for your hundredth birthday, ampoule
the preparations can take some time.

So this week, ed
the historic schooner Adventuress headed out from Seattle’s Lake Union Park to Port Townsend to undergo repairs in preparation for her 100th birthday in 2013.

The repairs will be the fourth phase of the ship’s Centennial Restoration Project, which has been going on for the past three years. The work is being managed by the nonprofit organization Sound Experience, which owns and operates the ship.

“Thanks to government grants, and public and private gifts, Sound Experience has been able to refresh and restore major elements of the ship,” Captain Joshua Berger, Centennial Restoration manager, said in a release.

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