Sydney Ferries

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Fleet - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Friendship'' First Fleet 1986 403 12 kn 25.38 m 105 t Inner Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Cockatoo Island ''Friendship (Friendship (1784))'', part of the 1787 First Fleet - ''Golden Grove'' First Fleet 1986 403 12 kn 25.38 m 105 t Inner Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Cockatoo Island ''Golden Grove (Golden Grove (ship))'', part of the 1787 First Fleet - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Scarborough


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content 2009 s2547849.htm accessdate 2013-01-20 In 2008, the NSW Government called for private sector bids to provide ferry services under a services contract, ref>


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; In March 2007, a Sydney Ferries vessel crashed into a whale-watching ship before hitting Pyrmont Bridge in Darling Harbour. Sydney Harbour fatal ferry crash On Wednesday, 28 March 2007, the Sydney Ferries HarbourCat ''Pam Burridge'' collided with a private vessel, the ''Merinda'' beneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Four people, including a fourteen year-old girl, were killed in the accident. The Office of Transport Safety Investigations found

, Tuesday 26 April 1921 p.6. publisher accessdate 31 March 2011 The only other noteworthy event was in 1939 when she overshot the wharf at Circular Quay and went aground in soft mud. Although she ripped through the buffer stop, no damage was done to her. It took two tugs to pull her free. 200px right thumb Pyrmont Bridge, which the ferry collided with (Image:PyrmontBridgeSydney1 gobeirne.jpg) A ferry operated by Sydney Ferries (w:Sydney Ferries) crashed into a whale-watching ship before hitting the Pyrmont Bridge (w:Pyrmont Bridge) in Darling Harbour (w:Darling Harbour) at around 1 PM AEDT (w:Time in Australia) today. The accident is the second incident involving a Sydney ferry in the past two months.


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On Wednesday, 28 March 2007, the Sydney Ferries HarbourCat ''Pam Burridge'' collided with a private vessel, the ''Merinda'' beneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Four people, including a fourteen year-old girl, were killed in the accident. The Office of Transport Safety Investigations found that the ''Merinda'' was not exhibiting the required navigation lights and had not maintained a proper look-out. Office of Transport Safety Investigations- Marine Safety Investigation Report “Collision between Sydney Ferries’ Harbourcat Pam Burridge and Motor Launch Merinda” 28 March 2007, accessed 2 May 2011. The summary of the Coroner’s Report noted “It was the error made in failing to illuminate the navigation lights on the private vessel Merinda that allowed the other causal factors to align to create a cascading causal effect resulting in the collision. Sydney Coroner’s Court Inquest into the deaths of Alan BLINN, James ENGERT, Morgan INNES and Simone MOORE “Summary of Coroner’s Report into the deaths of Alan BLINN, James ENGERT, Morgan INNES and Simone MOORE” 23 February 2010, accessed 9 May 2011. Australian skating champion Sean Carlow was among the survivors of the accident. His mother and coach, former Australian Olympic competitor Liz Cain, had a leg amputated. One of the dead was a skating judge who had officiated at the 2007 World Figure Skating Championships the previous week. "Daily Telegraph" Teen feared among ferry dead 29 March 2007 accessed same day Brisbane teen still missing - Queensland - BrisbaneTimes - brisbanetimes.com.au Other incidents On 23 November 2008, at 17:15 the ''Lady Northcott'' ran into the stern of ''Friendship'' while the former was berthing behind the latter at Circular Quay. No one was on board the Friendship, and no passengers were injured on the Lady Northcott. On 6 April 2009 the ''Lady Northcott'' crashed into rocks after it overshot Taronga Zoo wharf. No one was injured in the accident, and it was blamed on driver error. Master to blame for ferry running on to rocks at zoo The Daily Telegraph On 11 October 2010 at 08:47 the HarbourCat ferry ''Anne Sergeant'' ran into the Kirribilli Jeffrey Street Wharf. One passenger was taken to hospital with some other passengers receiving minor injuries.


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inquiries walker-ferry-report.pdf accessdate 2013-01-20 delivered in November 2007, The only other noteworthy event was in 1939 when she overshot the wharf at Circular Quay and went aground in soft mud. Although she ripped through the buffer stop, no damage was done to her. It took two tugs to pull her free. 200px right thumb Pyrmont Bridge, which the ferry collided with (Image:PyrmontBridgeSydney1 gobeirne.jpg) A ferry operated by Sydney Ferries (w:Sydney Ferries) crashed into a whale-watching ship before hitting the Pyrmont Bridge (w:Pyrmont Bridge) in Darling Harbour (w:Darling Harbour) at around 1 PM AEDT (w:Time in Australia) today. The accident is the second incident involving a Sydney ferry in the past two months.


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: www.sirericwoodwardschool.com.au home title Sir Eric Woodward Memorial School accessdate 28 March 2010 In 1970, the Public Transport Commission (Sydney Ferries) in charge of Sydney Ferries commissioned a new ship for the "Lady class" of ferries. Launched at the New South Wales State Dockyard (State Dockyard, Newcastle, New South Wales) in Newcastle in 1970, it was named the "Lady Woodward" to commemorate their service in office. The Lady Woodward was sold in 1993 and now


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Fleet - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Friendship'' First Fleet 1986 403 12 kn 25.38 m 105 t Inner Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Cockatoo Island ''Friendship (Friendship (1784))'', part of the 1787 First Fleet - ''Golden Grove'' First Fleet 1986 403 12 kn 25.38 m 105 t Inner Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Cockatoo Island ''Golden Grove (Golden Grove (ship))'', part of the 1787 First Fleet - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Scarborough'' First Fleet 1986 403 12 kn 25.38 m 105 t Inner Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Cockatoo Island ''Scarborough (Scarborough (ship))'', part of the 1787 First Fleet - ''Sirius'' First Fleet 1984 393 12 kn 25.38 m 105 t Inner Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Cockatoo Island ''HMS Sirius (HMS Sirius (1786))'', flagship of the 1787 First Fleet - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Supply'' First Fleet 1984 393 12 kn 25.38 m 105 t Inner Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Cockatoo Island ''HMS Supply (HMS Supply (1759))'', part of the 1787 First Fleet - ''Lady Herron'' Lady Class 1979 554 11 kn 38.71 m 287 t Taronga Zoo Wife of Sir Leslie Herron, former Lieutenant Governor of NSW - ''Lady Northcott'' Lady Class 1974 815 12 kn 43.79 m 383 t Taronga Zoo, Manly Relief Vessel & Cruises Wife of Sir John Northcott, former NSW Governor - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Betty Cuthbert'' RiverCat 1992 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River (Parramatta River ferry services) Betty Cuthbert, Australian World Champion athlete - ''Dawn Fraser'' RiverCat 1992 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River Dawn Fraser, Australian World Champion swimmer - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Evonne Goolagong'' RiverCat 1993 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River Evonne Goolagong, Australian World Champion tennis player - ''Marlene Mathews'' RiverCat 1993 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River Marlene Mathews, Australian World Champion athlete - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Marjorie Jackson'' RiverCat 1993 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River Marjorie Jackson, Australian World Champion athlete - ''Nicole Livingstone'' RiverCat 1995 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River Nicole Livingstone, Australian World Champion swimmer - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Shane Gould'' RiverCat 1993 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River Shane Gould, Australian World Champion swimmer - ''Anne Sargeant'' HarbourCat 1998 150 22 kn 29.6 m 35 t Inner Harbour, Parramatta Anne Sargeant, netballer - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Pam Burridge'' HarbourCat 1998 150 22 kn 29.6 m 35 t Inner Harbour, Parramatta Pam Burridge, surfer - ''Louise Sauvage'' SuperCat 2001 250 26 kn 37.76 m 49 t Eastern Suburbs (Eastern Suburbs ferry services) Louise Sauvage, paralympian - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Saint Mary MacKillop'' SuperCat 2000 250 26 kn 37.76 m 49 t Eastern Suburbs Saint Mary MacKillop, Australia's first saint, cannonised in 2010 - ''SuperCat4'' SuperCat 2001 250 26 kn 37.76 m 49 t Eastern Suburbs No name decided for this vessel - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Susie O’Neill'' SuperCat 2000 250 26 kn 37.76 m 49 t Eastern Suburbs Susie O’Neill (Susan O'Neill), swimmer - style "background:#E5E5FF" class "toccolours" style "width: 100%; font-size:95%;" - ! colspan "9" bgcolor "#FFB300" Fantasea Charter vessels Home Palm Beach Ferries - ! Vessel !! Class !! Service !! Capacity !! Speed !! Length !! Displacement !! Routes !! Notes - style "background:#E5E5FF" - ''Fantasea Spirit'' Fantasea 2002 222 20 kn 23.9 m 32 t Parramatta River Charter Vessel - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Fantasea Crystal'' Fantasea 2002 222 20 kn 23.9 m 32 t Parramatta River Charter Vessel - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Fantasea Sensation'' Fantasea 2002 220 20 kn 23.9 m 32 t Parramatta River Charter Vessel - style "background:#E5E5FF" In November 2014, the government announced six new ferries will be ordered with the first to enter service in 2016. Six iconic new modern ferries for Sydney Harbour Transport for NSW 28 November 2014 New Sydney ferries set to sail from 2016 ''Sydney Morning Herald'' 28 November 2014 Gallery Image:Sydney Ferry MV Narrabeen 1.jpg Freshwater Class Ferry MV Narrabeen at Circular Quay Image:Sydney Ferry Scarborough 2.jpg First Fleet Class Ferry Scarborough Image:Sydney Ferry Lady Northcott.jpg Lady Class Class Ferry Lady Northcott Image:Sydney Ferry Nicole Livingstone.jpg RiverCat Class Ferry Nicole Livingstone Image:Sydney Ferry Saint Mary MacKillop 3.jpg SuperCat Class Ferry Saint Mary MacKillop Image:Fantasea Sensation Crystal Charter Vessel.jpg Charter Vessel Fantasea Sensation See also *List of Australian ferries References The only other noteworthy event was in 1939 when she overshot the wharf at Circular Quay and went aground in soft mud. Although she ripped through the buffer stop, no damage was done to her. It took two tugs to pull her free. 200px right thumb Pyrmont Bridge, which the ferry collided with (Image:PyrmontBridgeSydney1 gobeirne.jpg) A ferry operated by Sydney Ferries (w:Sydney Ferries) crashed into a whale-watching ship before hitting the Pyrmont Bridge (w:Pyrmont Bridge) in Darling Harbour (w:Darling Harbour) at around 1 PM AEDT (w:Time in Australia) today. The accident is the second incident involving a Sydney ferry in the past two months.


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during the games. Ferries Sydney Ferries provide ferry services from nearby Meadowbank (Meadowbank, New South Wales) to the City (Sydney) and Parramatta (Parramatta ferry wharf, Sydney). Circular Quay is a major Sydney transport hub, with a large ferry (Sydney Ferries), rail (CityRail) and bus (Sydney Buses) interchange. The Cahill Expressway is a prominent feature of the quay, running from the east, over the elevated railway station (Circular Quay railway station) to join the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the west. Transport Public transport in the region includes trains, buses, ferries and light rail. CityRail's Inner West railway line runs from Central station, largely running south of Parramatta Road to Strathfield and then to Liverpool. The Northern railway line (Northern railway line, Sydney) follows the same route to Strathfield and then branches off to the north to Hornsby, with stops at North Strathfield, Concord West and Rhodes. There are various bus routes provided largely by Sydney Buses.The Bankstown line provides train services to suburbs such as Erskineville,St Peters,Marrickville,Campsie and Bankstown. Sydney Ferries operates services in the inner harbour and Parramatta river. There is also the Metro Light Rail which runs from Central to Lilyfield, via Pyrmont and Glebe. right thumb 250px A Manly Beach sunset (Image:ManlyBeachSunset.OGG) Travelling to Manly from Sydney's main ferry terminal, Circular Quay, takes 30 minutes by ferry. The Corso, a pedestrian plaza and one of Manly's main streets for shopping and dining, runs from the ferry (Sydney Ferries) wharf and harbour beach, across the peninsula to Manly Beach, where it marks the boundary between North Steyne and South Steyne. The only other noteworthy event was in 1939 when she overshot the wharf at Circular Quay and went aground in soft mud. Although she ripped through the buffer stop, no damage was done to her. It took two tugs to pull her free. 200px right thumb Pyrmont Bridge, which the ferry collided with (Image:PyrmontBridgeSydney1 gobeirne.jpg) A ferry operated by Sydney Ferries (w:Sydney Ferries) crashed into a whale-watching ship before hitting the Pyrmont Bridge (w:Pyrmont Bridge) in Darling Harbour (w:Darling Harbour) at around 1 PM AEDT (w:Time in Australia) today. The accident is the second incident involving a Sydney ferry in the past two months.


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; ''Betty Cuthbert'' RiverCat 1992 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River (Parramatta River ferry services) Betty Cuthbert, Australian World Champion athlete - ''Dawn Fraser'' RiverCat 1992 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River Dawn Fraser, Australian World Champion swimmer - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Evonne Goolagong'' RiverCat 1993 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River Evonne Goolagong

, Australian World Champion tennis player - ''Marlene Mathews'' RiverCat 1993 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River Marlene Mathews, Australian World Champion athlete - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Marjorie Jackson'' RiverCat 1993 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River Marjorie Jackson, Australian World Champion athlete - ''Nicole Livingstone'' RiverCat 1995 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River Nicole

Livingstone , Australian World Champion swimmer - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Shane Gould'' RiverCat 1993 230 22 kn 36.8 m 41 t Parramatta River Shane Gould, Australian World Champion swimmer - ''Anne Sargeant'' HarbourCat 1998 150 22 kn 29.6 m 35 t Inner Harbour, Parramatta Anne Sargeant, netballer - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Pam Burridge'' HarbourCat 1998 150 22 kn 29.6 m 35 t Inner Harbour


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Telegraph" Teen feared among ferry dead 29 March 2007 accessed same day Brisbane teen still missing - Queensland - BrisbaneTimes - brisbanetimes.com.au Other incidents On 23 November 2008, at 17:15 the ''Lady Northcott'' ran into the stern of ''Friendship'' while the former was berthing behind the latter

at Circular Quay. No one was on board the Friendship, and no passengers were injured on the Lady Northcott. On 6 April 2009 the ''Lady Northcott'' crashed into rocks after it overshot Taronga Zoo wharf. No one was injured in the accident, and it was blamed on driver error. Master to blame for ferry running on to rocks at zoo The Daily Telegraph On 11 October 2010 at 08:47 the HarbourCat ferry

Fleet - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Friendship'' First Fleet 1986 403 12 kn 25.38 m 105 t Inner Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Cockatoo Island ''Friendship (Friendship (1784))'', part of the 1787 First Fleet - ''Golden Grove'' First Fleet 1986 403 12 kn 25.38 m 105 t Inner Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Cockatoo Island ''Golden Grove (Golden Grove (ship))'', part of the 1787 First Fleet - style "background:#E5E5FF" ''Scarborough

Sydney Ferries

'''Sydney Ferries''' is the public transport ferry service on Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River in Sydney, Australia.

Since July 2012 the provision of services has been contracted out to Harbour City Ferries. In 2013 14, 15.9 million passenger journeys were made on the network.

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