WHATCOM COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS DEPT.

  • Engineering District : Seattle
  • TSO Series Number : TS-5 Transportation Lines on the Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Coasts
  • Principal Commodity List : PASSENGERS AND VEHICLES
  • Area of Operation : PUGET SOUND, WA BETWEEN GOOSEBERRY POINT AND LUMMI ISLAND
  • Vessels
    • Specialized Carrier : 1
    • Vessels List : WHATCOM CHIEF
  • Address
    322 N. COMMERICAL ST. SUITE 210 BELLINGHAM WA 98225
  • Contact
    • Phone : 360-676-6692
322 N. COMMERICAL ST. SUITE 210 BELLINGHAM WA 98225

Managed Vessel

WHATCOM CHIEF

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

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