BC Ferries route 22 Denman Island - Hornby Island

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Route 22: Denman Island - Hornby Island
Type of Route Minor
Terminals Shingle Spit
Gravelly Bay
Vessel based out of Shingle Spit Kahloke
Refit replacement Quinitsa
Sailing takes 10 minutes
First and last sailing from Shingle Spit 7:30 am *
8:00 am **
6:00 pm ***
9:30 pm ***
9:30 pm ****
10:40 pm *****
Daily June 30 to September 7, & Monday to Friday September 8 to June 29 excluding December 25 & January 1
**Saturday only September 8 to June 29
*** Daily excluding Fridays
*** Friday from September 8 to June 29
*****Friday from June 30 to September 7
First and last sailing from Gravelly Bay 7:30 am *
8:20 am **
9:40 am ***
6:35 pm ****
10:05 *****
10:35 pm ******
* Daily June 30 to September 7, & Monday to Friday September 8 to June 29 excluding December 25 & January 1
**Only on December 25 and January1
***Sunday September 7 to June 29
**Saturday only September 8 to June 29
****Year round

*****Friday September 8 to June 29
******Fridays only June 30 to September 7

Route 22 is a ferry runs that is under contract and receives subsidy from Province of British Columbia to BC Ferries. This is minor route in BC Ferries route network.

Route details

This route sails in Lambert Channel between Denmen Island and Hornby Island.

Points of Interest

  • Shingle Spit
  • Gravelly Bay

Number of sailing

  • 12 sailing Monday to Thursday excluding Friday year round
  • 14 sailing Fridays September 8 to June 29
  • 15 sailing Fridays June 30 to September 7
  • 11 sailing on Saturday year round and Sundays June 30 to September 7
  • 10 sailing on Sundays September 8 to June 30
  • Note: More sailing made be made because this route can go on Shuttle mode, where the vessel unloads, lands then sailing all without following the schedule of the route.

How to determine the vessel for the sailing?

The ferry usually sails every hour from both terminals. Some times this route goes on Shuttle mode, where the vessel unloads, loads then departs without following the schedule of the route. This one of two routes that vessel can operate on shuttle mode.

History

In 1953 Albert Savoie started service on this route with the two car MV Hornby Island V at future date he built another vessel named MV Lorraine S 2 to service. Albert Savoie operated the route with small subsidiaries from British Columbia Government. [1] In 1973 the Ministry of Transportation Salt Water Ferries took over this with the 16 vehicles and 133 passengers vessel named Albert J Savoie. In 1983 the route 30 vehicle and 200 passengers vessel Kahloke operate the route in summer months until 2007 when she became the year round vessel. During the winter months between 1983 and 2007 the Tachek.

Future of the route

A single Island Class will be place on route.


References

  • Albert J Savoie Call It home, retrieved 03-22-2021