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Newest WSF ferry, Suquamish, makes debut in Mukilteo

 

October 10, 2018

The Suquamish coming into the Mukilteo Ferry Terminal. The Suquamish is the latest ferry to join the Washington State Ferries fleet, made its passenger debut last Thursday, Oct. 4, carrying passengers from Clinton into Mukilteo.

Washington State Ferries has begun to carry passengers aboard the newest state ferry, Suquamish, which made its debut sailing from Clinton to Mukilteo last Thursday, Oct. 4.

The Suquamish completed its sea trials this past July, and replaces the older, smaller Kittitas vessel. It is the 23rd ferry vessel to join the Washington State Ferries fleet.

The Suquamish is the fourth and last funded Olympic Class ferry. The new ferry’s name means “people of the clear salt water” in Southern Coast Salish Lushootseed language.

The ferry will operate on the Mukilteo/Clinton route du...



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