Captain fired in wake of ferry crash

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The long-awaited results of an investigation into the MV Cathlamet’s hard landing at Mukilteo on June 1 have been released by Washington State Ferries.

And Captain Dan Tracey, in charge of the MV Cathlamet when it struck the north wing wall at the Mukilteo Ferry terminal, has been terminated.

At 5:44 that morning the Cathlamet, crossing from Clinton on Whidbey Island to Mukilteo, struck the north-wing wall at a speed of over seven knots, causing $139,000 damage to the ferry and over $1 million to the terminal.

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