Queen of Oak Bay

M.V. Queen of Oak Bay
Place Built Victoria, BC
Year Built 1981
Vehicle Capacity 362
Passenger Capacity 1,466 (+ 34 crew)
Length 139.29 m
Gross Tons 6,968.91
Service Speed 19
Horsepower 11,840
Est. Retirement Year* 2026/2027
Onboard Services* Cafeteria, Snack Bar, Gift Shop, Vending, Video Arcades
* From BC Ferries Coastal Ferry Services Contract (2003)
Queen of Oak Bay

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Queen of Oak Bay


Timeline

Year Event
1981 Launched
2001 October 23 - Two people were rescued by the crew of the Queen of Oak Bay in Georgia Strait.
2005 June - An extensive $35 million dollar mid-life refit was completed on the Queen of Oak Bay.
2005 June 30 - The Queen of Oak Bay lost power coming into Horseshoe Bay and smashed into part of a marina, destroying or damaging over a dozen boats.

Queen of Oak Bay


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