City of Mukilteo (steam ferry)

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Career
Name: City of Mukilteo
Owner: Puget Sound Navigation Co.
Builder: Marine Construction Co.
In service: 1927
Out of service: April 1932
Fate: Destroyed by fire
General characteristics
Type: steam ferry
Length: 104 ft (31.70 m)
Beam: 35 ft (10.67 m)
Installed power: steam engine
Propulsion: propeller

City of Mukilteo was a steam ferry built in 1927 which served on Puget Sound until April 1932, when the ferry was destroyed by fire.

Career[edit]

City of Mukilteo was built in 1927 by the Marine Construction Co. of Seattle for the Puget Sound Navigation Company (PSN). PSN placed the ferry on routes out of Mukilteo, with stops on Whidbey Island.[1] In 1929 the City of Mukilteo was one of 19 automobile ferries owned by PSN, of a total fleet of 29 vessels.[2] In April 1932 the ferry was destroyed by fire.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ City of Mukilteo, a steam ferry, at sea University of Washington digital image 550-1, with historical notes prepared by the Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society.
  2. ^ a b Kline and Bayless, Ferryboats – A Legend on Puget Sound, at pages 249 and 335.

References[edit]

  • City of Mukilteo, a steam ferry, at sea University of Washington digital image 550-1, with historical notes prepared by the Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society.
  • Kline, M.S., and Bayless, G.A., Ferryboats -- A legend on Puget Sound, Bayless Books, Seattle, WA 1983 ISBN 0-914515-00-4
  • Newell, Gordon R., ed., H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest, Superior Publishing Co., Seattle, WA (1966)
  • Newell, Gordon R., Ships of the Inland Sea, Superior Publishing Co., Seattle, WA (2nd Ed. 1960)