Monthly Archives: October 2006

Life vests seem to be locked up

The in basket: A Port Ludlow resident who didn’t want his or her name used sent in a photo taken on one of the state ferries serving Kingston, saying the same message can be seen on a locked door on a ferry serving Port Townsend as well.
It showed two signs on a padlocked door, one reading “LIFE PRESERVERS 50 adult, 5 children” and the other “Restricted Area, Authorized Personnel Only.”
“I can just imagine,” the reader wrote, “the captain saying ‘We’re sinking fast, Somebody run downstairs and unlock the preserver locker.'”

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