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Washington Island Ferry Line

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Washington Island Ferry Line fleet 1

M/V WASHINGTON (left); M/V ROBERT NOBLE (right); M/V ARNI J. RICHTER (far right)

Photo taken by Robert Thompson in August 2006

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BH Photo #149464

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Facts 

Overview
Ferry Crossing over Port des Morts Straits (Lake Michigan)
Location
Detroit Harbor, Door County, Wisconsin
Builders
- Bay Shipbuilding Corp. of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin (M/V Eyerbakki, M/V Arni J. Richter)
- Christy Corp. (M/V C.G. Richter, M/V Voyageur)
- Peterson Builders Inc. (M/V Robert Noble, M/V Washington)
Design
Provides year-round service to Washington Island, Wisconsin with three summer vessels and one ice-breaking ferry.
Also called
M/V WASHINGTON
M/V GRIFFIN (no longer in fleet)
M/V EYRARBAKKI
M/V C.G. RICHTER (kept in reserve)
M/V ROBERT NOBLE
M/V VOYAGEUR (no longer in fleet)
M/V ARNI J. RICHTER
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.31853, -86.94118   (decimal degrees)
45°19'07" N, 86°56'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/504609/5018337 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington Island SW
Elevation
577 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 43637 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2014: New Street View added by Luke
  • April 14, 2010: Updated by Robert Thompson: adjusted map view
  • November 20, 2009: Updated by Robert Thompson: "VOYAGEUR" is no longer in fleet; "EYRARBAKKI" is.
  • November 17, 2009: Updated by Robert Thompson: minor corrections
  • November 16, 2009: Added by Robert Thompson