M.V. Quillayute
Previous Name M.V. Winslow (1923-55)
Place Built Winslow, Washington
Year Built 1927
Year Retired from BC Ferries 1963
At Retirement:
Vehicle Capacity 35
Passenger Capacity 600
Length 151.5 ft.
Gross Tons 986
Horsepower 750

History & Notes:

Origin of the Names:

What happened to the Quillayute?

Works Cited & Sources:

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

Evergreenfleet.com - Quillayute

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.

Samson V Maritime Museum, New Westminster - The Mighty Samsons

Relevant Links & Photos:

Evergreenfleet.com - Quillayute - A short history of the ferry from the website's "Forgotten Fleet" section.

BC Archives Photographs (By Call Number)

F-09388 - The Quillayute.

E-06957 - The Quillayute arriving at Earl's Cove.

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