Vigor lays keels for first ferries to be built in Alaska


(KETCHIKAN, Alaska) — Keels were laid Saturday at Vigor's shipyard here to mark the official start of construction of two Alaska-class ferries, SitNews reported. The 280-foot, steel-hulled, diesel-powered boats will be the first ferries built in the state. The boats will serve southeast Alaska, with delivery expected in 2018.

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By Professional Mariner Staff