Yellow submarine tested in Port Townsend waters

PORT TOWNSEND — There was no Ringo, John, George, or Paul, but there was a yellow submarine Wednesday in Port Townsend Bay.

The 40-foot submarine — a test model serving as a prototype for a fully working model that will later be built — was launched by Townsend Bay Marine at the Port of Port Townsend Boat Haven.

The Port Townsend company built the Beatles-inspired sub — which resembles a giant banana and weighs 35 tons — over the past two months.


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