Sydney Ferries

What is Sydney Ferries known for?


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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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: 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


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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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; ''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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, travelling to 20 ports of call around Puget Sound. Sydney Ferries in Sydney, Australia operates 31 passenger ferries in Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour), carrying 18 million passengers annually. It operates catamarans and other types of ferries on these routes, with the most famous likely being the Circular Quay-Manly route. Between 1938 and 1974 this route operated the South Steyne, billed at the time as the largest and fastest ferry of its type. Sydney Ferries became an independent

Sydney suburban ferry (Sydney Ferries), carrying passengers across Sydney Harbour (Port Jackson), linking the downtown ferry terminal at Circular Quay with various suburban ferry wharves, but especially the heavy route between the Quay and Milsons Point. * 6 February – Three hundred beachgoers are dragged out to sea when three freak waves (Ocean surface wave) strike Bondi Beach in Sydney in an event known as "Black Sunday". A team of eighty Surf lifesaving surf

lifesavers manage to rescue all but five people. * 13 February – Nineteen people die when Sydney ferry (Sydney Ferries) the ''Rodney'', carrying 150 passengers, capsizes in Sydney Harbour while farewelling US Navy (United States Navy) cruiser USS ''Louisville'' (USS Louisville (CA-28)). * 1 April – New monthly newspaper ''Abo Call'' begins publication in Sydney, focusing on issues of Aboriginal (Australian Aborigine) rights and edited by activist Jack Patten. Name legacy


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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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'' 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.iconic-new-modern-ferries-sydney-harbour Six iconic new modern ferries for Sydney Harbour Transport for NSW 28 November 2014


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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.

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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