Evergreen State class vessels are ferries that serve the Washington State Ferry system. They have a length of 310', a beam of 73', a draft of 15', and weigh 2041 tons. They can carry up to 1000 passengers and 100 vehicles at up to 13 knots. The vessels serving the WSF fleet are MV Evergreen State, MV Klahowya, and MV Tillikum.

Evergreen State is the Washington State nickname. The vessel bearing the name was built in Seattle, Washington in 1954.

Source: WSDOT web site

Evergreen State.

Washington; -- a nickname alluding to the abundance of evergreen trees.


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