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The President Washington

Washington State Ship

Modern cargo ship; photo by Wmeinhart on Wikipedia.

The Original State Ship of Washington

Washington designated the President Washington as the official state ship in 1983. All state Ships

The President Washington was a container ship; an ocean-going vessel specially designed and built to transport cargo in truck-size containers (the President Washington was the largest ship of it's kind when it was built).

The President Washington is the only container ship to be adopted as an official state symbol (Washington later adopted the Lady Washington as the official state ship in 2007).