WSF side note: About the ferries at Vigor on Harbor Island

With this weekend’s Washington State Ferries woes – Fauntleroy-Vashon-Southworth is still running two boats because the un-mothballed M/V Evergreen State remains out of service – some have wondered about the status of ferries in view at Vigor on Harbor Island. The one in the foreground of our photo above is the 130-car M/V Kitsap, a 34-year-old ferry that is at Vigor until late September for $5 million worth of scheduled work, including painting and galley modifications. In the background at right is the M/V Yakima, in for about $310,000 of maintenance scheduled to last another week. The third ferry you might glimpse at Vigor is still being built, the 144-car M/V Samish, expected to go into service next year.

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2 Replies to "WSF side note: About the ferries at Vigor on Harbor Island"

  • RS August 17, 2014 (8:45 pm)

    Mystery solved, thanks!

  • Mf73 August 17, 2014 (10:49 pm)

    Anyone know what the big structure they’re working on in the middle is?

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