x R. Jensen presents the M.
V. Wickersham, a 1967 ferry from the Alaska Marine Highway.
A complete history on this beauty is availabe here
. In 2001, after 34 years of service, the vessel was sold for scrap in Turkey (photo here
M. V. Wickersham, is the newest ship of the Alaska Marine Highway.
The 363 ft. vessel, purchased from Sweden at a cost of $7 million, complements the fleet of State ferries travelling in Alaska.
It is named after the late, highly respected Alaska pioneer, Judge James Wickersham. Color photo by Max R. Jensen.