Ferry frustrations continue: Walla Walla out of service for weeks due to propeller damage

The vessel will need to be taken to a dry dock so crews can replace the damaged propeller.

SEATTLE — Washington State Ferries (WSF) announced Monday the Walla Walla ferry will be out of service for up to four weeks. 

The ship was pulled from service early Friday afternoon when those aboard reported a “large vibration.” After an inspection, WSF found damage to one of its propellers. The vessel will need to be dry-docked in order for crews to replace it.

According to WSF, dry-docking is when a vessel is put into a special dock where the water can rise for the ferry to

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