Jervis Queen


M.V. Jervis Queen
Previous Name Bainbridge (1928-61)
Place Built Houghton, Washington
Year Built 1928
Year Retired from BC Ferries 1966
At Retirement:
Vehicle Capacity 45
Passenger Capacity 600
Length 169.3 ft.
Gross Tons 780
Horsepower 850

Special Notes:

Origin of the Names:

What happened to the Jervis Queen?

Works Cited & Sources:

Bannerman, Gary and Patricia. The Ships of British Columbia. Surrey: Hancock House Publishers, 1985.

Francis, Daniel, ed. Encyclopedia of British Columbia. Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing, 2000.

Griffiths, Garth, and H.L. Cadieux. Dogwood Fleet. Nanaimo: Cadieux and Griffiths, 1967.

Kline, M.S. and G.A. Bayless. Ferryboats - A Legend on Puget Sound. Seattle: Bayless Books, 1983.

Relevant Links:

Early Ships - by Kevin Stapleton - Photo of the Bainbridge and several other early BC Ferries.

The Forgotten Fleet - M/V Bainbridge - Several photos of the Bainbridge/Jervis Queen and Quillayute and a short history.

BC Archives Photograph (By Call Number)

I-29107 - Bainbridge at Gibsons (quite distant)

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