MV Louis Cardinal

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Name: MV Louis Cardinal
General characteristics
Length: 38.1 m
Capacity: 21 vehicles, 100 passengers
Crew: 4

The MV Louis Cardinal is a Canadian ferry on the Mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories.[1][2] The vessel was built in 1972.

The Louis Cardinal currently serves the community of Tsiigehtchic, at the confluence of the Mackenzie River and the Arctic Red River.[1] The ferry has three stops, on the eastern shore of the Mackenzie River, and on both shores of the Arctic Red River.

The ferry runs from mid-June to mid-October.[2] After the rivers freeze vehicles cross the rivers on ice roads.

The ferry's crew joined the Public Service Alliance of Canada in January 2006.[3]

See also