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Leave it to ever vigilant BE reader, Lee on Orcas to note the following from yesterday’s post:

WSF or Islands Journal aren’t very accurate at their history. This run has been operated by WSF since 1951 (I have the ‘51 schedule), and by Black Ball going back to at least early 40’s.

We asked Lee for a copy…and here it is.  Thanks Lee.

You can also find lots of info on the MV Vashon that served the route back then at


2 Responses to “Correction: Make that at least 59 years serving Sidney BC.”

  1. […] [BitterEnd brings us this blast from the past. Thanks, Richard! —Tim] Correction: Make that at least 59 years serving Sidney BC […]

  2. S.J. Pickens says:

    Actually, if you go back to when service first started between Anacortes and Sidney, it’s 1922, making it a total of 88 years between Black Ball and Washington State Ferries.

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