Langdale Queen

M.V. Langdale Queen
Previous Names S.S. Asbury Park (1903-25)
S.S. City of Sacramento (1925-53)
M.V. Kahloke (1953-63)
Place Built Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Year Built 1903
Year Retired from BC Ferries 1977
At Retirement:
Vehicle Capacity 80
Passenger Capacity 600
Length 299.7 ft.
Gross Tons 3,911
Horsepower 6,560

Special Notes:

Origin of the Names:

What happened to the Langdale Queen?

Works Cited & Sources:

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

Clapp, Frank A. Ministry of Transportation and Highways - Inland and Coastal Ferries. Victoria: Queen's Printer for BC, 1981.

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 Langdale Queen and several other early BC Ferries.

The Forgotten Fleet - - Several photos of the Langdale Queen and a short history.

BC Archives Photograph (By Call Number)

F-09385 - M.V. Kahloke.

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