Damage to ferry Tacoma blamed on power surge, design flaw

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(SEATTLE) — Officials say a voltage surge due to a design flaw disabled the ferry Tacoma last summer as it approached Bainbridge Island, the Bainbridge Island Review reported. Washington State Ferries estimates that repairs to Tacoma and its sister ferries will cost $1.8 million and keep the ship out of service until at least next spring.

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By Professional Mariner Staff