MV Louis Cardinal

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Name: MV Louis Cardinal
General characteristics
Length: 38.1 m
Capacity: 21 vehicles, 100 passengers
Crew: 4

MV Louis Cardinal is a Canadian ferry on the Mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories.[1][2] The vessel was built in 1972.

Louis Cardinal currently serves the community of Tsiigehtchic, at the confluence of the Mackenzie River and the Arctic Red River.[1] The ferry has three stops, on the eastern shore of the Mackenzie River, and on both shores of the Arctic Red River.

The ferry runs from mid-June to mid-October.[2] After the rivers freeze vehicles cross the rivers on ice roads.

The ferry's crew joined the Public Service Alliance of Canada in January 2006.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Canadian Ferry Operators Association 2006 Annual Report" (PDF). Canadian Ferry Operators Association. 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-11-22. 
  2. ^ a b "Northwest Territories: Ferries and Ice Crossings" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-11-22. 
  3. ^ "PSAC unionizes third ferry in NWT" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-09-26.