A 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle conducts an early morning escort of a Washington State Ferry Dec. 22, 2014. Station personnel routinely escort ferries in Puget Sound as part of the service's Ports, Waterways and Coastal Security mission to ensure the safety of more than 22 million passengers traveling on the system annually. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Kellogg). Seattle visible in background. At left, presumably part of Downtown. At right appears to be Harbor Island and the part of the Port that is in West Seattle. Photo: USCG via Wikimedia.