Ferry Friday 11

This week for ferry Friday we are looking at the Freshwater class ferries. They operate solely on the F1 Manly line between Circular Quay and Manly. 

There are 4 Freshwater class ferries bulit between 1982 and 1988 by the State Dockyard. They are all named after a beavhbin Sydney’s Northern beaches, the first being Freshwater in 1982 followed by Queenscliff in 1983 and Narrabean in 1984 with Collaroy arriving in 1988. 

The ferries have a capacity of 1100 across 2 decks and use 6 crew. There ferries are 70m long and have a displacement of 1100 tons.

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