Major Mitchell's Washing is the 9th episode of Ferry Boat Fred. It only aired on TV and was never released on home video. It aired on 9 April 1992
Kate was passing the residence of Major Mitchell and Mrs Mitchell when she hears the Major arguing about hanging up the washing, finding it difficult to do so. Kate suggests that he hangs the washing between her masts, agreeing to the idea, the Major does so, Kate then suggests to go to the middle of the harbour to let the washing dry faster, they head to the harbour, enjoying themselves. Fred and Pete arrive confusing Kate spinning around with the washing for a danger warning, she then explains about the Major's washing. When the washing was dried, they headed back to the Major's home, with Spike helping to fix the washing line. Before heading home the Major washes all the boats and ferries flags for them.
- The audio was included on Stories From Ferry Boat Fred.