MV Prince of Wales

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Prince of Wales ferry, Ketchikan.jpg
The Prince of Wales in Ketchikan
Career
Name: MV Prince of Wales
Namesake: Prince of Wales Island
Operator: Inter-Island Ferry Authority
Route: HollisKetchikan
Builder: Dakota Creek Industries, Anacortes, Washington
Commissioned: 2002
Homeport: Hollis, Alaska
Status: in active service, as of 2014
General characteristics
Type: Roll-on/roll-off ferry
Length: 198 ft (60 m)
Beam: 51 ft (16 m)
Decks: One vehicle deck
Ramps: Port and starboard ro-ro loading
Propulsion: 3,000 hp (2,237 kW)
Speed: 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)
Capacity: 160 passengers
30 vehicles
Crew: Unknown

M/V Prince of Wales is the first vessel, and currently one of two vessels, in the Inter-Island Ferry Authority (IFA). She is the sister ship to the MV Stikine.

She was constructed at Dakota Creek Industries in Anacortes, Washington.

The Prince of Wales' amenities include a hot-food cafeteria, solarium, forward observation/recliner lounge, and children's play area.

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