Alaska Marine Highway Taku Ship Information

OCG Class
Year Built1963
Year Last Refurbished1981
Capacity370 passengers


Part of the trio that launched the Alaska Marine Highway in 1963, the Taku is beginning to show her age in spite of good maintenance. The Taku makes 4-day roundtrips from Prince Rupert, BC to Ketchikan, Juneau, Haines and Skagway.

Taku Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: Alaska Marine Highway
  • Ship Type: Car/Passenger Ferry
  • Line Class: Specialty
  • Registry: USA
  • Year Built: 1963
  • Year Last Refurbished: 1981
  • Capacity: 370 passengers
  • Gross Tonnage: 2,624
  • Length: 352 ft
  • Beam: 74 ft
  • Average Speed: 16 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 11
  • Outside Cabins: 33
  • Nationality of Officers: American
  • Nationality of Crew: American
  • Number of Crew: 42

Taku On-Board Recreation

  • Spa: No
  • Casino: No

Taku Dining Choices

  • Cafeteria

Taku Entertainment

  • Observation Lounge
  • Cocktail Lounge

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