August 08, 2019
A team of shipwrights resurrects a purse seiner with a Nobel connection for a noble cause.
December 5, 2018
The Western Flyer was made famous when legendary writer John Steinbeck set sail on her inspiring him to write two books
September 09, 2019
In 2013, the fishing vessel Gemini, a purse seiner built in 1937, was hauled up from the bottom of the Swinomish Channel in the Pacific Northwest
November 26, 2018
A foundation is restoring the boat Steinbeck and marine biologist Ed Ricketts chartered for a journey they later chronicled in a book
May 10, 2018
The city of Monterey is looking for public input on a proposed plan to develop a condemned portion of the Coast Guard Pier
January 02, 2018
Western Flyer, boat that carried John Steinbeck to The Sea of Cortez, to be restored by 2020
January 16, 2017
From Steinbeck to surfboards: Famous fishing boat surfs back to sea
April 20, 2016
King 5 News, Apr, 2016: Boat made famous by John Steinbeck gets major facelift in Port Townsend
January 2, 2016
Santa Cruz Sentinel, Jan, 2016: Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard: 'Western Flyer's' journey continues.
November 17, 2015
Smithsonian Magazine, November 17th, 2015: Steinbeck's boat the "Western Flyer" Will Voyage Again for Science
November 12, 2015
NY Times, November 12, 2015: 75 Years After Steinbeck Sailed, A Boat is Readied to go Back to Sea.
October 14, 2015
Komo News, October 14, 2015: Famous Steinbeck boat getting 2 million restoration in Port Townsend.
September 14, 2015
Peninsula Daily News, September 14, 2015: Educational opportunity of Western Flyer work hailed in Port Townsend reception.
July 26, 2015
Peninsula Daily News, July 26, 2015: Boat Associated with John Steinbeck getting $2m Renovation in Port Townsend.
February 20, 2015
The Western Flyer, a ship immortalized by author John Steinbeck, has been purchased by an investor who plans to restore it to its former glory and bring it back to Monterey Harbor, said Cannery Row historian Michael Hemp.
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