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OCT 17: Kennicott Sailings Delayed Due to Mechanical Issue

Departed Wrangell 12 hours behind schedule


MV Kennicott is 382 feet long and 85 feet wide, with a domestic gross tonnage of 9,978 and a service speed of 16.75 knots. The MV Kennicott is designed to carry 499 passengers and has a vehicle capacity of 1,560 linear feet for operation in Southeast Alaska and 1,340 linear feet in Southwest Alaska, which is equal to approximately 67 to 78 twenty-foot vehicles. There are 48 four-berth and 58 two-berth cabins, as well as 3 wheelchair-accessible cabins.


MV Kennicott sailings for Mon., Oct. 17 are delayed due to a mechanical issue. The ferry departed Wrangell approximately 12 hours behind schedule. The ferry will sail a revised schedule through Oct. 19, which includes cancelling its scheduled sailing to Sitka.

MV Kennicott will sail the following revised schedule:

17-Oct 9:00A Depart WRG
17-Oct 12:00P Arrive PSG
17-Oct 12:45P Depart PSG
17-Oct 8:45P Arrive JNU
17-Oct 10:15P Depart JNU
18-Oct 2:45A Arrive HNS
18-Oct 4:15A Depart HNS
18-Oct 5:30A Arrive SGY
18-Oct 7:30A Depart SGY
18-Oct 8:30A Arrive HNS
18-Oct 10:30A Depart HNS
18-Oct 3:00P Arrive JNU
18-Oct 5:00P Depart JNU
19-Oct 1:00A Arrive PSG
19-Oct 1:45A Depart PSG
19-Oct 4:45A Arrive WRG
19-Oct 5:30A Depart WRG
19-Oct 12:00P Arrive KTN
19-Oct 5:00P Depart KTN


AMHS staff is contacting affected passengers. Service notices may be found at dot.alaska.gov/amhs/service_notices.shtml or by contacting your local terminal by dialing 1-907-465-3941 or toll-free at 1-800-642-0066.


Alaska Marine Highway System Schedule Changes bulletins for the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities information has recently been updated. More information may be found at FerryAlaska.com.


The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 249 airports, 11 ferries serving 35 communities, 5,619 miles of highway and 720 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure. 


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