Motor Ferry Kakakala

Motor Ferry Kakakala Bremerton Washington Ferries

Stock #: 27211
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Bremerton
State: Washington (WA)
County: Kitsap
Publisher: C. P. Johnston Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Word's first streamlined vessel. In service between Seattle and Bremerton, Washington On Puget sound. (Kah-lock-ah-lah, Chinook for Flying Bird) is the world's first completely Streamlined Motor Ferry. The hull is divided into twenty-five water-tight compartments, making it virtually unsinkable. Length over all 276 feet, beam over all 55.8 feet; passanger capacity 2000; automobile capacity 110; has 5 decks; horsepower main engine 3000; cruising speed 18 knots. The Kalakala is designed primarily to meet the needs of steadily increasing passenger and automoble traffic on beautiful Puget Sound.