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A busy holiday weekend has sent a wave of travelers through the Washington State Ferries system, with some encountering pandemic restrictions. And a problem with the Salish ferry on the Bremerton-Seattle crossing over the weekend leaves the route down a ship this week.

The crew discovered that a rudder was not functioning properly on the Salish and were unable to control the ship for a short time as it passed through Rich Passage, the Washington State Ferries spokesperson said. , Ian Sterling.

“The crew did a good job preventing the ship from running aground or colliding with another ship,” he said. “We take this very seriously and are looking at exactly what happened.”