List of ferries of Australia

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Ferry Operational Years Operating Destinations
MS Abel Tasman 1985–1993 No Melbourne <-> Devonport
PS Alert 1878–1893 No Melbourne <-> Geelong
SS Awaroa 1915–1918 No Melbourne <-> Sorrento <-> Portsea <-> Queenscliff
PS Black Eagle 1854–1872 No Melbourne <-> St Kilda <-> Brighton <-> Mornington
SS Balgowlah 1912–1951 No Sydney <-> Manly
MV Baragoola 1922–1983 No Sydney <-> Manly
SS Charlotte Fenwick 1903–1913 No Melbourne <-> Sorrento <-> Portsea <-> Queenscliff
MV Collaroy 1988–present Yes Sydney <-> Manly
SS Coogee 1903–1913 No Melbourne <-> Launceston (and briefly Melbourne <-> Geelong)
SS Courier 1888–1927 No Melbourne <-> Geelong
MV Curl Curl (1972) 1973–1991 No Sydney <-> Manly
SS Despatch 1869–1911 No Sorrento <-> Portsea <-> Queenscliff
MV Dee Why (1972) 1972–1985 No Sydney <-> Manly
MV Devil Cat (1st) 1997–1998
1999 - 2002
No Melbourne <-> George Town
MV Devil Cat (2nd) 1998–1999 No Melbourne <-> George Town
SS Edina 1880–1938 No Melbourne <-> Geelong
SS Excelsior (1883) 1883–1919 No Melbourne <-> Geelong
SS Express 1854–1862 No Melbourne <-> Geelong
MS Australian Trader 1985–1993 No Sydney <-> Hobart
MS Empress of Australia 1965–1985 No Melbourne <-> Devonport
MV Fairlight (1966) 1966–1984 No Sydney <-> Manly
MV Freshwater 1984–present Yes Sydney <-> Manly
PS Golden Crown 1874–1888 No Melbourne <-> Queenscliff
PS Hygeia (1890) 1890–1931 No Melbourne <-> Sorrento <-> Portsea <-> Queenscliff
MV Hygeia (1962) 1962–2004 No Sorrento <-> Portsea <-> Queenscliff
SS Karatta 1907–1961 No Port Adelaide <-> Kingscote
MV Komuta 1955–1965 No Sorrento <-> Portsea <-> Queenscliff
SS Koompartoo 1922–1932 No Sydney Harbour
SS Kuttabul 1922–1932 No Sydney Harbour
MV Judith Ann 1953–1955 No Sorrento <-> Portsea <-> Queenscliff
MV Lady Cutler 1969–1991 No Sydney Harbour
MV Lady Denman 1912-1979 No Sydney Harbour
MV Lady McKell 1970–1991 No Sydney Harbour
MV Lady Woodward 1970–1991 No Sydney Harbour
MV Long Reef (1978) 1978–1984 No Sydney <-> Manly
PS Lonsdale 1883–1889 No Sorrento <-> Queenscliff
SS Loongana (1903) 1912–1935 No Melbourne <-> Launceston
MV Manly (1965) 1965–1980 No Sydney <-> Manly
MV Manly (1984) 1984–1991 No Sydney <-> Manly
PS Mystery 1867–1872 No Melbourne <-> Geelong
SS Nairana 1920–1948 No Melbourne <-> Devonport and Melbourne <-> Burnie
MV Narrabeen 1984–present Yes Sydney <-> Manly
MV Nepean 1965–2004 No Sorrento <-> Portsea <-> Queenscliff
PS Ozone 1886–1925 No Sorrento <-> Portsea <-> Queenscliff
MV Palm Beach (1975) 1975–1984 No Sydney <-> Manly
SS Perth 1914–1970 No Swan River, Perth. Converted to MV Perth in 1970.
MV Perth 1970–1982, 1986 No Swan River, Perth.
MV Peninsula Princess 1987–1993 No Queenscliff <-> Sorrento
MS Princess of Tasmania 1959–1972 No Melbourne <-> Devonport
MV Queenscliff (1983) 1983–present Yes Sydney <-> Manly
MV Queenscliff (1992) 1993–present Yes Queenscliff <-> Sorrento
SS Reliance 1916–1943 No Melbourne <-> Sorrento <-> Portsea <-> Queenscliff
SS Rotomahana 1879–1921 No Melbourne <-> Launceston
PS Seahorse 1842–1843 No Melbourne <-> Launceston
PS Shamrock 1843–1851 No Melbourne <-> Launceston
SS Sorrento (1946) 1946–1949 No Queenscliff <-> Sorrento
MV Sorrento (2001) 2001–present Yes Queenscliff <-> Sorrento
SS South Steyne 1938–1974 No Sydney <-> Manly
MV Sydney (1985) 1985–1991 No Sydney <-> Manly
MS Spirit of Tasmania 1993–2002 No Melbourne <-> Devonport
SeaCat Tasmania 1991–1992 No Port Welshpool <-> George Town
MS Spirit of Tasmania I 2002–present Yes Melbourne <-> Devonport
MS Spirit of Tasmania II 2002–present Yes Melbourne <-> Devonport
MS Spirit of Tasmania III 2004–2006 No Sydney <-> Devonport
SS Taroona 1934–1959 No Melbourne <–> Beauty Point <–> Devonport and Melbourne <-> Burnie
MV Troubridge 1961–1987 No Port Adelaide <-> Kingscote and Port Adelaide <-> Port Lincoln
PS Weeroona (1910) 1910–1942 No Melbourne <-> Sorrento <-> Portsea <-> Queenscliff
MV Weeroona (1958) 1958–1972 No Sorrento <-> Portsea <-> Queenscliff
PS Williams 1872–1894 No Melbourne <-> Geelong
Kangaroo Island SeaLink Sealion 2000 and Spirit of Kangaroo Island current Yes Cape Jervis <-> Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island
First Fleet (Sydney Ferries) 1985–present Yes Sydney Harbour
Rivercat (Sydney Ferries) 1992–present Yes Sydney <-> Parramatta
Supercat (Sydney Ferries) 2000–present Yes Sydney Harbour
Raymond Island ferry Various vessels since 1889, current vessel since 1997 Yes Raymond Island <-> Paynesville
North Stradbroke Island Ferries 1964–present Yes Moreton Bay Various vessels Roll on Roll off Cleveland to Dunwich North Stradbroke Island

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Historical & contemporary Sydney ferries
  • "Ferries of Tasmania". Ferries of Tasmania.