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  • Lightship No. 83 "Swiftsure" at her relaunching in Lake Union 2013. Deckhouses are removed.
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  • Tugboat Boy Aboard Arthur Foss Christian Riddell

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Join us for Duck Dodge Happy Hour
Tuesdays at 6:00 pm!

Summer Hours
Wednesday & Thursday: 12 pm – 3 pm
Friday – Sunday: 11 am – 7 pm


Northwest Seaport, a maritime heritage organization, shares the history and heritage of National Historic Landmark vessels docked at the Historic Ships Wharf in Lake Union Park, Seattle.

Museum ships Arthur Foss and Lightship No. 83, also known as Swiftsure, are open to the public for viewing, educational programs, special events, tugboat overnight programs and vessel stewardship activities.



Buy a plank in Plankowners program to support lightship restoration.
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