‘Soundgarden’ lends its name to King County’s new research ship
SEATTLE -- A - new King County research ship takes its name from a Seattle group that helped form the grunge scene in the 1990s. On Wednesday, members of Seattle-based "Soundgarden" helped christen the "SoundGuardian" research ship. The twin-hulled vessel will monitor water quality and respond to emergencies in both Puget Sound and in freshwater bodies of water.