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Lituya on her way to Ketchikan & Metlakatla

 

March 17, 2004
Wednesday - 1:10 am


Lituya on her way to Alaska...
Photo courtesy Alask Department of Transportation


The M/V Lituya departed Morgan City, Louisiana at 10:43 am March 12, 2004 enroute to Ketchikan, Alaska via the Panama Canal.

The $9.5 million ship is the tenth motor vessel to join the AMHS fleet. The new 180-foot, roll on/roll off steel ferry accommodates 18 cars and 150 passengers with an average speed of 10-12 knots. This new vessel will provide regular, dedicated service between Ketchikan and the community of Metlakatla.


Lituya on her way to Alaska...
Photo courtesy Alask Department of Transportation

 


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