Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Motor Ferry Kalakala


(Kah-Lock-ah-la, Chinook for Flying Bird) is the world's first completely Streamlined Motor Ferry. the hull is divided into twenty-five water-tight compartments, making it virtually unsinkable, length overall 276 feet, beam over all 55.8 feet, passenger capacity 2000, automobile capacity 110, has 5 decks, horsepower main engine3000,  cruising speed 18 knots. The Kalakala is designed primarily to meet the needs of steadily increasing passenger and automobile traffic on Beautiful Puget Sound.

1 comment:

  1. I have been scrolling down your lovely collection here and am thoroughly enjoying this journey back in time that you are sharing. Thank you so much, you have a wonderful blog. Warm greetings from Montreal, Canada.


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