N-class ferry

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Nicola PR Harbour.jpg
MV Nicola
Class overview
Name: N class ferry
Operators: BC Ferries, Lax Kw'alaams First Nations, Rainy Day Logging
Built: 1960-1973
Completed: 3
Active: 3

N class ferries are a class of RORO ferries, of which two remaining examples are owned by BC Ferries. These ferries have the distinction of being the smallest vessels owned by BC Ferries.

N class consists of three vessels:

MV Nimpkish, owned and operated by BC Ferries.[1]
Built: Vancouver BC
Launched: 1973
Vehicle capacity: 16
Passenger Capacity: 133
Length: 33.53 metres (110.0 ft)
Gross Tons: 371
Service Speed: 11 knots
Horsepower: 680

MV Nicola, (A.K.A. Spirit of Lax Kw' Alaams) owned by BC Ferries, but operated by Lax Kw'alaams First Nations.[2][3]
Built: Vancouver BC
Launched: 1960
Vehicle capacity: 16
Passenger Capacity: 133
Length: 34.8 metres (114 ft)
Gross Tons: 256.34
Service Speed: 10 knots
Horsepower: 680

MV Albert J Savoie, sold to Rainy Day Logging in 2002.[4]
Built: Vancouver BC
Launched: 1961
Vehicle capacity: 16
Passenger Capacity: 133
Length: 34.8 metres (114 ft)
Gross Tons: 256.34
Service Speed: 10 knots
Horsepower: 680

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nimpkish.
  2. ^ "First Nation Community of Lax Kw'alaams - official web site". Retrieved 2010-01-26. 
  3. ^ Hammersmark, John. "Nicola / Spirit of Lax Kw'alaams (ex-Quadra Queen and Cortes Queen)". The Ferry Terminal. Archived from the original on 24 October 2009. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Retired BC Ferry Profile Page-Albert J Savoie

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