King County Water Taxi

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King County Water Taxi Logo.jpg
Parent: King County Department of Transportation
Founded: 2008
Headquarters: 201 S Jackson St, Seattle WA
Locale: King County, Washington
Service Area: King County, Washington
Service Type: Water Taxi
Routes: 2
Fleet: 3
Yearly Ridership: 599,504 (2017)



This a water taxi service, which means it is passenger only, and is operated by King County.

Routes

Current vessels

Vessel Thumbnail Year City Passneger capacity Engine Route Notes
M/V Spirit of Kingston King County Water Taxi Spirit of Kingston-a.jpg 2005 Bellingham 149 Seattle / West Seattle when the M/V Doc Maynard is out of service or on the Vashon Island route
  • Given to them for free by the Federal Transit Administration in March 2013.
M/V Sally Fox 2014 Bellingham 278 Seattle / Vashon Island
M/V Doc Maynard King County Water Taxi Doc Maynard-a.jpg 2015 Bellingham 278 Seattle / West Seattle or Seattle / Vashon Island when M/V Sally Fox is out of service
  • Delivered in October 2015.

Retired vessels

Vessel Thumbnail Year City Passneger capacity Engine Notes
M/V Rachel Marie 1988 Freeland 172
M/V Melissa Ann 1988 Freeland 172
M/V Sightseer
  • Leased from Argosy Cruises
Seattle
Seattle
Puget Sound
Lynnwood
Everett
Tacoma
Olympia
Seattle
Port Angeles
Bremerton
Aberdeen/Hoquiam
Shelton
Oak Harbor/Coupeville
Port Townsend
Mount Vernon/Burlington
Bellingham