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New ferry Suquamish joins state fleet in Mukilteo


Last updated 8/1/2018 at Noon

A new vessel has joined the state ferry fleet here in Mukilteo.

On Thursday, July 26, Washington State Ferries officially accepted the Suquamish from ship builder Vigor.

The Suquamish is scheduled to begin to carry passengers this fall after crews complete outfitting and training on the new vessel.

The ferry will operate on the Mukilteo/Clinton route in the summer and will serve as a maintenance relief vessel in the winter, filling in when other vessels are out of service.

“Welcoming the Suquamish to our fleet brings us one step closer to providing much-needed relief to our system,”...

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