New Washington Island ferry christened Monday
Newest vessel becomes the largest in entire ferry fleet
WASHINGTON ISLAND, Wis. (WBAY) - Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has finalized a new ferry for the Washington Island fleet.
The brand new, 124 foot ferry named the ‘Madonna’ is now the largest vessel in the Washington Island ferry fleet.
It can hold up to 28 vehicles and 150 passengers.
The addition of the Madonna allows Washington Island to run a second year-round ferry with ice breaking capabilities.
It’s now the fifth vessel in the fleet and was built in Sturgeon Bay.
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