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Governor Accepts Fast Ferry


April 7, 2004



On behalf of all Alaskans, Governor Frank Murkowski took delivery of the state's new fast ferry, the M/V Fairweather, from the vessel's builder, Connecticut's Derecktor Shipyards, during a brief onboard ceremony April 2 at the Auke Bay fetty terminal in Juneau. Above, the governor discusses the ship's control systems with (from left) Derecktor COO Gavin Higgins, Derecktor vessel delivery manager Mark Donahue, Alaska Transportation Commissioner Mike Barton, and ferry electronics manager Ken Andreasen.



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