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Drummond Island Ferry

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07 DI IV loading

At the De Tour landing.

Photo taken by Robert Thompson in October 2004

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BH Photo #149473

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Facts 

Overview
Ferry across De Tour Passage (St. Mary's River) on MIchigan Highway 134
Location
De Tour, Chippewa County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Basic Marine Inc. of Escanaba, Michigan (DRUMMOND ISLANDER IV)
Design
Icebreaking ferries, connecting Drummond Island to the mainland. Operated by Eastern Upper Peninsula Transportation Authority. Also carries mining machinery across to island.
Dimensions
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
M/V DRUMMOND ISLANDER II (no longer in fleet)
M/V DRUMMOND ISLANDER III
M/V DRUMMOND ISLANDER IV
M/V DRUMMOND ISLANDER I (no longer in fleet)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.99080, -83.88909   (decimal degrees)
45°59'27" N, 83°53'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/276257/5097084 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
De Tour Village
Elevation
577 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 43634 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 14, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • November 17, 2009: New photos from Robert Thompson
  • November 16, 2009: Added by Robert Thompson

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