Alaska Marine Highway Matanuska Ship Information

OCG Class
Specialty
Matanuska
Year Built1963
Year Last Refurbished1968
Capacity499 passengers
Tonnage3,029
RegistryUSA

Overview

Sister ship to the Malaspina, the Matanuska was also built in 1963 at the beginning of the Alaska Marine Highway. The Matanuska was named after a glacier and has a maximum capacity of 499 passengers (including deck space) and 88 vehicles.

Matanuska Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: Alaska Marine Highway
  • Ship Type: Car/Passenger Ferry
  • Line Class: Specialty
  • Registry: USA
  • Year Built: 1963
  • Year Last Refurbished: 1968
  • Capacity: 499 passengers
  • Gross Tonnage: 3,029
  • Length: 408 ft
  • Beam: 74 ft
  • Average Speed: 16 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 27
  • Outside Cabins: 53
  • Nationality of Officers: American
  • Nationality of Crew: American
  • Number of Crew: 50

Matanuska On-Board Recreation

  • Spa: No
  • Casino: No

Matanuska Dining Choices

  • Cafeteria

Matanuska Entertainment

  • Observation Lounge
  • Cocktail Lounge



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