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  1. Alaska Marine Highway - Wikipedia

    The Alaska Marine Highway System operates along the south-central coast of the state, the eastern Aleutian Islands and the Inside Passage of Alaska and British Columbia, Canada. Ferries serve communities in Southeast Alaska that have no road access, and the vessels can transport people, freight, and vehicles.

    • History

      The forerunner to the Alaska Marine Highway was the Chilkoot...

    • Routes

      The southeast AMHS route system is divided into two...

    • Communities served

      The Alaska Marine Highway's main hub is in Juneau, though...

    • Current vessels

      The following vessels, from smallest to largest, currently...

    • Retired vessels

      In addition to the current fleet, the following vessels have...

  2. Alaska Marine Highway - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    The Alaska Marine Highway or the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is a ferry service operated by the government of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is based in Ketchikan, Alaska. The ferries have many different ways of being used. Passengers can stay inside in lounges or individual cabins, or can stay outside on the "sun deck."

  3. Alaska Marine Highway – Wikipedia
    • Zusammenfassung
    • Verkehr
    • Historie

    Der Alaska Marine Highway, auch Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS), ist ein Netz von Fährverbindungen, das von der Regierung des US-Bundesstaats Alaska betrieben wird. Die Schiffe des Marine Highways laufen 32 Häfen an, entlang der Pazifikküste Alaskas, British Columbias und Washingtons von den östlichen Aleuten über South Central Alaska mit Cook Inlet und Prince William Sound bis zur Inside Passage an. Die Gesamtlänge der Route beträgt 5600 km zwischen dem westlichen Endpunkt in Unalaska und Bellingham in Washington.

    Der Marine Highway ist Teil des National Highway Systems. Die Hauptverwaltung befindet sich in Juneau, mit Nebenstellen in Ketchikan, Cordova und Kodiak.

    Der Alaska Marine Highway wurde 1946 von Steve Homer und Ray Gelotte aus Haines gegründet, die ein umgebautes Landungsboot vom Typ LCT-Mark 6, dem sie den Namen M/V Chilkoot gaben, für den Fährbetrieb verwendeten. 1951 kaufte die Provinzregierung das Unternehmen auf und gab ihm 1963 den Namen Alaska Marine Highway System. Im September 2005 erklärte die Federal Highway Administration den Alaska Marine Highway zur All-American Road. Heute werden von den Fähren des Alaska Marine Highways über 300.000 Passagiere und rund 100.000 Fahrzeuge pro Jahr transportiert.

  4. Southeast Alaska - Wikipedia

    The Alaska Marine Highway passes through this region. Air transportation [ edit ] Alaska Airlines is by far the largest air carrier in the region, with Juneau's Juneau International Airport serving as the aerial hub for all of Southeast and Ketchikan's Ketchikan International Airport serving as a secondary hub for southern Southeast Alaska.

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  6. MV Taku - Wikipedia

    M/V Taku is a Malaspina-class mainline vessel built for the Alaska Marine Highway System.The ship has been retired and was sold to a Dubai-based company for $171,000. The owner sought to sell the ferry internationally, and was unsuccessful, and it was last seen beached in Alang, India, to be scrapped.

    • 1963
    • 352 ft (107 m)
    • 1963
    • 16.5 knots (30.6 km/h; 19.0 mph)
  7. Alaska Highway - Wikipedia

    Alaska Highway Alaska Highway highlighted in red Route information Length 2,232 km (1,387 mi) (as of 2012) Existed 1942 –present Component highways Hwy 97 Hwy 1 AK-2 Major junctions South end Hwy 2 / Hwy 97 (John Hart Highway) in Dawson Creek, BC Hwy 29 in Charlie Lake, BC Hwy 77 near Fort Nelson, BC Hwy 4 in Watson Lake, YT Hwy 37 near Upper Liard, YT Hwy 6 at Johnsons Crossing, YT Hwy 8 at ...

    • 1942–present
    • Hwy 97, Hwy 1, AK-2
  8. Alaska Marine Highway – Wikipedia

    Historia. Alaska Marine Highway grundades 1948 av Steve Homer och Ray Gelotte, vilka bodde i staden Haines i Alaska. Företaget köptes av Alaskas territoriala regering år 1951 och dess sträckning utökades till Prince Rupert i British Columbia år 1963, och till Bellingham år 1967.

  9. Juneau, Alaska - Wikipedia,_Alaska

    The state-owned ferry system is called the Alaska Marine Highway. The Southeast ferries connect Juneau with 13 other cities in Southeast Alaska and other destinations north via Whittier , as well as with the continental road system in Bellingham, Washington, and Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

  10. Alaska - Wikipedia

    Alaska is the largest U.S. state by area and the seventh-largest subnational division in the world.It is the third-least populous and the most sparsely populated state, but by far the continent's most populous territory located mostly north of the 60th parallel, with an estimated population of 738,432 as of 2015—more than quadruple the combined populations of Northern Canada and Greenland.

  11. Alaska Marine Highway System. 7559 N. Tongass Highway Ketchikan, Alaska 99901. Contact Information