The Lady Washington, the state’s official tall ship, appears to have run aground Monday near Sequim Bay.
According to a story by the Sequim Gazette, the boat ran aground near Travis Spit at about 8 a.m. U.S. Coast Guard District 13 Petty Officer Ali Flockerzi told the Gazette that the Coast Guard is aware of the situation and is monitoring it.
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She also said that she believes the ship’s crew is waiting for high tide at about 6 p.m. Monday to attempt to free the ship.
Flockerzi also said the vessel reportedly had a crew of 14 and five passengers at the time it ran aground, but that no injuries were reported.
KING-5 posted aerial video of the apparently ship stuck on its Facebook page:
According to historicalseaport.org, the Lady Washington was supposed to be sailing for Port Orchard Monday.