David G. Sellars

ON THE WATERFRONT: Astoria Bay to leave laden with logs

AT THE BEGINNING of the week Astoria Bay moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 to take on a load of debarked logs… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Liberty Bay renamed Washington

EARLIER THIS WEEK Liberty Bay, a 790-foot crude oil tanker, moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 1. During her brief stay, personnel erected… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Cable Innovator visits Port Angeles

CABLE INNOVATOR, THE 476-foot cable layer, has been in Port Angeles for the past couple of weeks. The vessel is typically moored in Victoria as… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: USAV Palo Alto visits Port Angeles

WEDNESDAY, THE USAV Palo Alto moored to the visitors dock on the west side of the harbormasters office at the Port Angeles marina. She is… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Wood chips expressed from Port Angeles to China

THE KUTAI EXPRESS moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 on Tuesday. The ship is a wood chips carrier that is 656 feet… Continue reading

Cable Innovator captain tells of the vessel’s work

It’s something like plucking a needle from a haystack. The Cable Innovator, a 476-foot vessel that left Saturday after it had been… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Some ships may get an assist in Port Angeles Harbor

ON THURSDAY MORNING, the cargo ship Astoria Bay moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 to take on a load of debarked logs… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: White Coral takes on logs in Port Angeles Harbor

AT THE BEGINNING of the week, the Panamanian flagged cargo ship White Coral moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3. When she departs… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Livestock carrier slips anchor into Port Angeles

EARLIER LAST WEEK, Angus Express came into the Port Angeles port to be refueled by Tesoro Petroleum. The 338-foot Philippine-flagged vessel is a livestock carrier.… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Logs and launches abound in Port Angeles

LAST WEEKEND, A log barge came into the harbor. I understand the barge had a few bundles of logs for PA Hardwood that were offloaded… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Readers reach out on logs exported to China

EARLIER LAST WEEK, Astoria Bay moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 to take on a cargo of debarked logs that will be… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Waterfront Day sails in to Port Angeles today

THE SECOND ANNUAL Waterfront Day in Port Angeles is today from noon until 4 p.m. There have been some changes to the original venues because… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Second Waterfront Days sure to make a splash

THE PORT ANGELES waterfront will have activities galore in the next few weeks to delight the fancy of water watchers, mariners and just plain curious… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Port of Port Angeles terminal gets a face-lift

FOR THE PAST couple of weeks, contractors have been removing and disposing of the macadam overlay on the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3. Once… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: New Face makes first port in U.S. at Port Angeles

ON FRIDAY, APRIL 21, my wife, Mardi, and I attended the maiden voyage party aboard the cargo ship New Face, which was moored to the… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Port Angeles terminal construction to pave way for water treatment

CONTRACTORS HAVE BEEN digging in the dirt around Terminal 3 in Port Angeles for the past couple of weeks. I asked around and determined that… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Why ‘Endeavor Blue’ is featured on Polar tankers

It was the favorite color of Sir Thomas Octave Murdock (T.O.M.) Sopwith, the famed aircraft and boat designer in England in the 1920s and 1930s.

ON THE WATERFRONT: Cargo ship’s history marked by rogue wave

The Astoria Bay, once known as Dry Beam, was once struck by a wave thought to be 50 feet high and was helped out by coast guards from both borders.

ON THE WATERFRONT: Heavy-lift ship stands out in Port Angeles Harbor

The bright-yellow vessel came from Vancouver, B.C., after delivering a grain silo.

ON THE WATERFRONT: Sequim yacht club sails for a cause

A regatta will be held Saturday in support of Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County.