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556 Nimpkish


Owned by BC Ferries since 1985, this N-class ferry entered service with the Ministry of Transportation's Salt Water division in 1973, and was built in Vancouver to serve the inter-island routes. The vessel currently runs on the Discovery Coast Connector route, which offers summer service between Port Hardy and Central Coast ports Bella Bella, Shearwater, Klemtu, Ocean Falls, and Bella Coola. 

Built:     1973, Vancouver
Overall Length:       33.53 metres (110')
Maximum Displacement:   371 tonnes
Car Capacity:      12*
Passenger & Crew Capacity:     95
Maximum Speed:     11 knots
Horsepower:     680
Amenities:     Passenger lounge, self-serve food station, main deck washroom facilities.



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