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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Nicholas Brothers Contracted for New Ferry

November 1, 2013

Nicholas Brothers Boat Builders has been awarded a new vessel contract to build a 115’x47.5’ 23-Car, 100 passenger ferry for Wahkiakum County. The ferry will operate between existing ferry terminals to Puget Island in Cathlamet, Washington and Westport, Oregon.

Designed by Elliot Bay Design Group of Seattle, Wash., the steel hull, aluminum superstructure vessel will be powered by two diesel Cummins (CMI) QLS 9, 285 hp at 1,800 rpm coupled to ZF Marine reversing reduction gears with two fixed-pitched propellers, and designed to operate at eight knots.

The vessel will be named M/V Oscar B after former skipper and owner Oscar Berseng. It will be delivered February 2015.

nicholasboats.com



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