Day 85: Hawaiin Chieftain and Lady Washington Tall Ships + WWII War Birds

Kick off the Gig Harbor Summer solstice this June 21st with Tall Ships and vintage aircraft … Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington & World War II War Birds Coming To Narrows Airport. It appears the rain may let up long enough to usher in the Summer Solstice at a blistering 63 degrees :). From the looks of it, yesterday was the last day of Winter, so we’ll take it!

The tall ships Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington will arrive in Gig Harbor this afternoon, June 21st. The ships are scheduled for dockside tours on June 23rd and 24th from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm and battle sails both days 6-9 pm. They will depart Gig Harbor the morning of the 24th.  For more information visit

WWII War Birds land at the Pierce County Airport. Three World War II bombers will fly into Pierce County’s Tacoma Narrows Airport as part of the Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour. The 110 city tour pays tribute to America’s war effort from 1942 to 1945. Opening ceremonies begin at 2 p.m. Monday. The bombers will be on display until 5 p.m. on Monday, June 21,  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22 and 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, June 23. Tacoma Narrows Airport is located off SR 16 at 1202 26th Ave. N.W., in Gig Harbor.


About Tom Tuttle

A licensed real estate agent practicing in the Pierce County area for the last 10 years. I pride myself on repeat/referral business and a level of customer service unparalled in the industry. Prior to real estate, I taught middle school Language Arts for 10 years in the Tacoma School District. I graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a masters degree in Educational Technology. I thank you for taking the time to read my blog! Click or call: 253-686-3992
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One Response to Day 85: Hawaiin Chieftain and Lady Washington Tall Ships + WWII War Birds

  1. historyP.I. says:

    I love the Hawaiian Chieftan ship. It looks very nice. Ill be sure to check out your other posts.

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