A sustainable slice of history

Behind Pacific Fishermen Shipyard’s retro façade is a futuristic commitment to protecting the environment Omie Drawhorn Port of Seattle A walk through the Pacific Fishermen Shipyard in Ballard is a little bit like stepping back in time. The quirky shipyard is the final resting place for a variety of vintage signs and other relics that each tell a story of old Seattle or old Ballard, preserved in time through neon signs, plaques, and even picnic tables. Collecting these reminders is Pacific Fishermen Shipyard General Manager Doug Dixon’s passion. A sign on the gate to the shipyard serves as a reminder of one of Dixon’s other passions—the shipyard’s efforts to protect the natural resources that fishermen hold dear.
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The Norwegian American

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