M. F. Kalakala Leaving Bremerton

M. F. Kalakala Leaving Bremerton Washington

Stock #: 32788
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Bremerton
State: Washington (WA)
County: Kitsap
Publisher: C. P. Johnston Co.
Postmark: 1948
PM City: Marysville
PM State: WA
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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(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 overall 276 feet, beam over all 55.8 feet; passenger 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 in creasing passenger and automobile traffic on beautiful Puget Sound.
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