David G. Sellars

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.

ON THE WATERFRONT: Cape Flattery buoy dropped off in Port Angeles

Also, the scuttlebutt on the collision between a ballistic-missile submarine and Navy Offshore Support Vessel.

ON THE WATERFRONT: Log shipments to China prompt queries

Whenever I mention log ships and China, I seem to field quite a few phone calls and emails from thosewho are of the opinion that this is an example of jobs being exported from the United States.

DAVID G. SELLARS’ ON THE WATERFRONT COLUMN: Project takes hold in industrial park

ON JULY 23, the 616-foot cargo ship Alaska moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3. This is the third time this year the… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Remembering Capt. Bill Larson, a maritime stalwart

In the early morning hours of July 5, the Port Angeles waterfront lost a stalwart when we learned of the death of Capt. Bill Larson.… Continue reading

DAVID G. SELLARS’ ON THE WATERFRONT COLUMN: Plenty of boats to behold in Port Angeles

LAST SUNDAY NIGHT, the Holland America cruise ship MS Maasdam, while underway to Alaska, pulled into Port Angeles Harbor. I surmise either a passenger or… Continue reading

DAVID G. SELLARS’ ON THE WATERFRONT COLUMN: Hodgepodge of ships crowd Port Angeles Harbor

ON THURSDAY, THE cargo ship Alaska moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 to take on a load of logs for export to… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Loss of cargo ship a reminder of the perils of open ocean

THE LOSS OF El Faro, a 736-foot cargo ship on the eastern seaboard in the throes of hurricane Joaquin, has been called by some as… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: It’s back to the Bering Sea for trawler out of Neah Bay

Recently, Alyeska, a 111-foot midwater trawler that hails from Neah Bay, pulled into the Port Angeles Boat Haven for a load of diesel fuel prior… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Mariners rushed to rescue amid 9/11 attacks

Last Friday was the 14th anniversary of 9/11. Most of us remember how the citizenry came together to give aid and comfort to one another… Continue reading