Northwest Seaport of Heritage Ships Photos

Northwest Seaport at Lake Union Park provides a floating museum of historic, mostly wooden, ships such as the Tugboat Arthur Foss (1889) used in the Klondike Gold Rush, the lumber ship Wawona (1897), the Fireboat Duwamish (1909), and the Steamship Virginia V (1922).

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Historic Ship Wharf of Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Center & Seattle Armory in Lake Union Park seen from Space Needle. Seattle, WA.Docked historic ships at Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Center of Lake Union Park. Seattle, WA.Steamship Virginia V at Northwest Seaport of Lake Union Park. Seattle, WA.Wheelhouse of Steamship Virginia V. Seattle, WA.
Historic Ship Wharf of Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Center & Seattle Armory in Lake Union Park seen from Space Needle. Seattle, WA.Docked historic ships at Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Center of Lake Union Park. Seattle, WA.Steamship Virginia V (1922) at Northwest Seaport of Lake Union Park. Seattle, WA. On National Register.Wheelhouse of Steamship Virginia V. Seattle, WA.
Steamship Virginia V & Tugboat Arthur Foss at Northwest Seaport of Lake Union Park. Seattle, WA.Tugboat Arthur Foss built to tow sailing ships across Columbia River Bar & then towed prospector supplies during Klondike Gold Rush at Northwest Seaport. Seattle, WA.Lightship 83 Swiftsure retains original steam engines at Northwest Seaport of Lake Union Park. Seattle, WA.Fireboat Duwamish & troller Twilight at Northwest Seaport of Lake Union Park. Seattle, WA.
Steamship Virginia V & Tugboat Arthur Foss at Northwest Seaport of Lake Union Park. Seattle, WA.Tugboat Arthur Foss (1889) built to tow sailing ships across Columbia River Bar & then towed prospector supplies during Klondike Gold Rush at Northwest Seaport. Seattle, WA. On National Register.Lightship 83 Swiftsure (1904) retains original steam engines at Northwest Seaport of Lake Union Park. Seattle, WA. On National Register.Fireboat Duwamish (1909) & troller Twilight (1933) at Northwest Seaport of Lake Union Park. Seattle, WA.
Details of Fireboat Duwamish. Seattle, WA.Canadian fish-packing vessel Cape Naden now a live-aboard schooner visiting Northwest Seaport. Seattle, WA.Cabin details of schooner Cape Naden at Northwest Seaport. Seattle, WA.Row of historic ships at Northwest Seaport of Lake Union Park. Seattle, WA.
Details of Fireboat Duwamish (1909 - in service till 1985). Seattle, WA. On National Register.Canadian fish-packing vessel Cape Naden (1918) now a live-aboard schooner visiting Northwest Seaport. Seattle, WA.Cabin details of schooner Cape Naden at Northwest Seaport. Seattle, WA.Row of historic ships at Northwest Seaport of Lake Union Park. Seattle, WA.
Yacht Norwester once owned by Actor John Wayne at Northwest Seaport. Seattle, WA.Prow of lumber ship Wawona later used for fishing then for hauling lumber to Boeing during WW II at Northwest Seaport. Seattle, WA.Entrance of Seattle South Lake Union Armory. Seattle, WA.Center for Wooden Boats on Lake Union. Seattle, WA.
Yacht Norwester (1932) once owned by Actor John Wayne at Northwest Seaport. Seattle, WA.Prow of lumber ship Wawona (1897) later used for fishing then for hauling lumber to Boeing during WW II at Northwest Seaport. Seattle, WA. On National Register.Entrance of Seattle South Lake Union Armory (860 Terry Ave. N). Seattle, WA.Center for Wooden Boats on Lake Union. Seattle, WA.
Yacht marina on Lake Union. Seattle, WA.Kenmore Air seaplane docks on Lake Union. Seattle, WA.Kenmore Air seaplane taxis on Lake Union. Seattle, WA.
Yacht marina on Lake Union. Seattle, WA.Kenmore Air seaplane docks on Lake Union. Seattle, WA.Kenmore Air seaplane taxis on Lake Union. Seattle, WA.

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