Washington State Ferries is a passenger and automobile ferry service owned and operated by the Washington State Department of Transportation that serves communities on Puget Sound and in the San Juan Islands. It is the largest passenger and automobile ferry fleet in the United States and the third largest in the world by fleet size. The service is also the largest in the world based on the number of vehicles carried, having carried 11 million annually.
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... The MV Quinault was a Steel Electric Class ferry operated by Washington State Ferries ... for Northwestern Pacific, she started out serving Southern Pacific Railways on their Golden Gate Ferries line on San Francisco Bay ... until Washington State Ferries acquired and took over operations in 1951 ...
... On November 20, 2007, the Washington State Secretary of Transportation, Paula Hammond, announced that Washington State Ferries (WSF) would pull all of the Steel Electric class vessels out of ... Unfortunately, Governor Gregoire believed that the money would be better used building new ferries, than repairing existing ferries and Secretary Hammond announced they were to be scrapped instead ... All four of the ferries are berthed at the system's main storage facility in Eagle Harbor, Bainbridge Island ...
... There are several other publicly operated, private, and passenger-only ferries in Washington state ...
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