DRAYTON ISLAND FERRY

  • General
    • Vessel Name : DRAYTON ISLAND FERRY
    • Operator : PUTNAM COUNTY, BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS (DRAYTON ISLAND FERRY)
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Unknown
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 40
  • Location
    • City : EAST PALATKA
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
    • Passenger Capacity : 6
  • Size
    • Register length : 48 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 18 Feet
    • Overall Length : 48 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 18 Feet
    • Load draft : 14 Feet
    • Light Draft : 10 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1957
    • EQUIP1 : NONE

PUTNAM COUNTY, BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS (DRAYTON ISLAND FERRY)

  • Area of Operation : BETWEEN DRAYTON ISLAND FERRY ROAD AND DRAYTON ISLAND ROAD (ON THE ISLAND) ALONG THE ST. JOHNS RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

News

Ferry Damaged After 'Hard Landing' in Seattle

Ferry Damaged After 'Hard Landing' in Seattle

Washington State Ferries said one of its vessels suffered "significant damage" as the result of a "hard landing" at the Fauntleroy terminal in Seattle on Thursday.The Cathlamet, which was traveling from Vashon Island to West Seattle during a 7:55 a.m. sailing, reportedly struck an offshore dolphin (pilings, not the aquatic mammal) before alliding with the dock.

Danish Electric Ferry Completes World-record 90km Voyage on a Single Charge

Danish Electric Ferry Completes World-record 90km Voyage on a Single Charge

A fully-electric ferry in Denmark has set a new world record for the longest voyage on a single battery charge.The vessel, Ellen, which usually connects the islands of Ærø and Als in Southern Denmark, broke the distance record on June 9 in Sønderborg, Denmark, where leaders from industry, government

Senesco to Build Hybrid-electric Vessel for Maine State Ferry Service

Senesco to Build Hybrid-electric Vessel for Maine State Ferry Service

North Kingstown, R.I. shipyard Senesco Marine said it has been selected by the Maine Department of Transportation to build a new hybrid-electric passenger vessel for the Maine State Ferry Service (MSFS).The 154-foot passenger-vehicle ferry, designed by Gilbert Associates, will be equipped with BAE Systems’ electric hybrid propulsion solution to deliver reduced and zero-emission operations

At Least Seven Dead after Fire on Philippine Passenger Ferry

At Least Seven Dead after Fire on Philippine Passenger Ferry

Seven people have died after a high-speed Philippine ferry carrying 134 people caught fire on Monday, with seven passengers still missing, the coast guard said.The ship caught fire just before reaching the port of Real in Quezon province, about 60 km (37.28 miles) east of the capital Manila. It had left Polilio Island at 5:00 a.m. local time (2100 GMT Sunday) and made a distress call at 6:30 a.m.

Mackinac Island Ferry Goes Adrift After Steering Loss

Mackinac Island Ferry Goes Adrift After Steering Loss

Passengers were removed from a Mackinac Island ferry that suffered mechanical issues and went adrift in the Straits of Mackinac on Tuesday.The Star Line winter service ferry Huron had 144 passengers and four crewmembers on board when it lost steering at about 6 p.m. while on its way from Mackinac Island to St. Ignace, Mich., the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Staten Island Ferry Sandy Ground Commissioned

Staten Island Ferry Sandy Ground Commissioned

Staten Island Ferry's second new Ollis-class vessel, Sandy Ground, was commissioned Friday by New York City Mayor Eric Adams.“I am honored to commission a new Staten Island Ferry named for a community of New Yorkers who represent the best of our city and our country,” said Mayor Adams.

Greece Reports First Fatality after Blaze on Ferry, 10 Still Missing

Greece Reports First Fatality after Blaze on Ferry, 10 Still Missing

Firefighters battling for a third day a blaze on a ferry sailing from Greece to Italy recovered on Sunday the body of a passenger listed as missing, Greek authorities said.It is the first reported fatality after rescuers managed to take at least 281 out of 292 passengers and crew to safety from a blaze which broke out on the Italian-flagged Euroferry Olympia early on Friday.

Two Trapped, Scores Rescued After Flames Engulf Greece-Italy Ferry

Two Trapped, Scores Rescued After Flames Engulf Greece-Italy Ferry

Two people are trapped on a ferry that was engulfed in a blaze as it sailed from Greece to Italy early on Friday, the coastguard said, after scores of others passengers and crew members were rescued.A total of 239 passengers and 51 crew were onboard the Italian-flagged Euroferry Olympia when the fire broke out and rescue vessels had taken most of them to the island of Corfu where ambulances were

Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy Decommissioned Staten Island Ferry

Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Buy Decommissioned Staten Island Ferry

An out-of-service Staten Island Ferry vessel has reportedly been purchased by Saturday Night Live stars Pete Davidson and Colin Jost.The Staten Island natives bought the decommissioned 277-foot ferry John F. Kennedy at auction in partnership with Manhattan real estate broker and comedy club owner Paul Italia, the New York Post reported.

World’s First: Fully Autonomous Ship Navigation Systems Tested on Coastal Ferry in Japan

World’s First: Fully Autonomous Ship Navigation Systems Tested on Coastal Ferry in Japan

The Nippon Foundation, Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, and Shin Nihonkai Ferry Co., Ltd. have informed they've completed a demonstration test of what the companies say is the world’s first fully autonomous ship navigation systems on a large car ferry, conducted on the Iyonada Sea from Shinmoji, Kitakyushu City, on January 17.

Canada’s First All-electric, Zero-emissions Ferry Enters Service

Canada’s First All-electric, Zero-emissions Ferry Enters Service

A newly retrofitted electric ferry is the first in Canada to enter service powered by a zero-emissions, lithium-ion power and propulsion system containing no diesel fuel components.PortsToronto’s 96-foot Marilyn Bell I, used for transporting passengers, vehicles and supplies the short distance to and from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on Toronto Island

Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Completes First Ollis Class Vessel for Staten Island Ferry

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) announced it has completed the first of three new Staten Island “Ollis Class” ferries for the City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Staten Island Ferry Division. The MV SSG Michael H. Ollis, Hull 219, departed ESG’s Port St. Joe, Fla. facility fully certified and passenger ready.