MV Puyallup

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Name: MV Puyallup
Owner: WSDOT
Operator: Washington State Ferries
Builder: Todd Pacific Shipyards, Seattle, Washington
Completed: 1999
Status: In service
General characteristics
Class and type: Jumbo Mark II Class auto/passenger ferry
Length: 460 ft 2 in (140.3 m)
Beam: 90 ft (27.4 m)
Draft: 17 ft 3 in (5.3 m)
Deck clearance: 15 ft 6 in (4.7 m)
Installed power: Total of 16,000 hp from 4 x Diesel-Electric engines
Speed: 18 kn (33 km/h)
Capacity: 2500 passengers
218 vehicles (max 60 commercial)

The MV Puyallup is a Jumbo Mark II Class ferry operated by Washington State Ferries. This ferry, along with her sisters, is the newest and most powerful ferry in the fleet.

From mid-2006 to mid-2007, she was serving the Edmonds-Kingston route [1]. She was later on moved to the Seattle-Bainbridge Island route.

In mid-2008, the Puyallup was sent out of service for repainting and to have a new security system installed. She is expected to return to service on January 2009.[1]

As of August 2009, she is serving the Edmonds-Kingston route [2].


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