Seattle's Morning News with Dave Ross

Memories sailed away with Princess Marguerite

Originally aired: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Category: Life
When the coastal liner Princess Marguerite made her last round-trip between Seattle and Victoria, BC nearly 30 years ago this month, it was the end of a century of Canadian steamship memories in the Pacific Northwest. Local maritime history enthusiasts and lots of regular folks were sad that the old ship -- a sight and sound (via her distinctive steam whistle) around here since 1949 -- was gone after being a fixture at Pier 69 and in Puget Sound for years.

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