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Topic: Name a Seattle area ferry for Betty MacDonald!

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Last Reply: Oct 15, 2014 6:55 PM
Joined: Nov, 2004
Location: Puget Sound
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Jul 27, 2014, 2:52 PM
Two new water taxis (small passenger-only ferries) are being put into service and are as yet nameless. The county is considering possible names, and one vessel could be named the Betty MacDonald. Or they could be named for local politicians or the state bird, or...? The choice could, at least in part, be yours. Follow the link for more information
Joined: Dec, 2007
Location: Pacific Northwest
Jul 28, 2014, 9:09 AM
Thank you for posting this, Frank. I voted. If I could, I'd dig up (pun intended) the old Tammany Hall tradition of having dead people vote. Let's get a ferry named for Betty!
Joined: Dec, 2007
Jul 30, 2014, 5:03 PM
Another vote for Betty.
Joined: Dec, 2007
Location: Pacific Northwest
Sep 27, 2014, 10:07 AM
Does anyone know the outcome of this ferry-naming project?
Joined: Jan, 2009
Oct 11, 2014, 12:16 PM
I tried voting but I think I was too late. :(
Joined: Dec, 2007
Oct 15, 2014, 2:21 AM
just saw the results here
Joined: Dec, 2007
Location: Pacific Northwest
Oct 15, 2014, 9:15 AM
Thank you, Pat, for providing the link. I'm happy Betty got nearly thirty percent of the vote for the Vashon ferry.
Joined: Dec, 2007
Oct 15, 2014, 6:55 PM
It's great that Betty did well in the voting. The lady after whom the ferry is to be named sounds like she is a deserving winner. I'm sure her family will feel very proud.
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