COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA DEPT. OF TRANSP.

  • Engineering District : Norfolk
  • TSO Series Number : TS-5 Transportation Lines on the Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Coasts
  • Principal Commodity List : MOTOR VEHICLES AND PASSENGERS
  • Area of Operation : JAMES RIVER BETWEEN SCOTLAND WHARF (SURRY CO.) VA; GLASSHOUSE POINT (JAMES CITY CO.), VA
  • Vessels
    • Specialized Carrier : 4
    • Vessels List : POCAHONTAS, SURRY, VIRGINIA, WILLIAMSBURG
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POCAHONTAS

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SURRY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

VIRGINIA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

WILLIAMSBURG

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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