Passenger & Vehicle Service to Put-in-Bay & Middle Bass Island, Ohio

Meet the Miller Ferries to Put-in-Bay & Middle Bass Island

MV Mary Ann Market

M/V Mary Ann Market

  • Passenger / Vehicle drive on – drive off ferry.
  • Capable of carrying up to 600 passengers.
  • Length 140 foot, 38.5 foot wide, draft 7 feet.
  • Passenger cabin enhancements include ADA guided facilities and main (lower) deck cabin for passengers unable to climb stairs, air conditioning/heat.
  • Upper deck passenger cabins with forward facing windows for premium vistas of Ohio and Ontario, Canada islands and mainland.
  • Suited for rough weather, night running.
  • Faster and more maneuverable.
  • Highest quality safety features, machinery redundancy/reliability.
  • Route from Fraser Shipyard in Superior, Wisconsin (where she is being built) to her home port of Put-in-Bay (South Bass Island), Ohio is approximately 679 nautical miles (780 statute miles) and about 68 hours running time at a speed of 10 knots.
  • Delivery by Fraser Shipyard to home port Put-in-Bay, Ohio in 2021.

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M/V Put-in-Bay

  • Passenger / Vehicle drive on – drive off ferry.
  • Capable of carrying up to 500 passengers.
  • Original Length 96 feet, breadth 38 feet, draft 7 feet.
  • Built in 1997,  Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
  • Propulsion: Twin 3412 DITA Caterpillars
  • Horsepower: 1,300

M/V Put-in-Bay Extension

During the fall/winter of 2009 and 2010, the 96 foot long vessel Put-in-Bay was serviced at Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, where a 40 foot steel midsection was fabricated and added to the ferry. Her vehicle capacity grew from about 18 vehicles to approximately 26 vehicles. Current passenger capacity is 600.

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M/V William Market

  • Passenger / Vehicle drive on – drive off ferry.
  • Capable of carrying up to 500 passengers.
  • Length 96 feet, breadth 38 feet, draft 7 feet.
  • Built in 1993, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
  • Propulsion: Twin 3412 DITA Caterpillars
  • Horsepower: 1,300

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M/V South Bass

  • Passenger / Vehicle drive on – drive off ferry.
  • Capable of carrying up to 500 passengers.
  • Length 96 feet, breadth 38 feet, draft 7 feet.
  • Built in 1989, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Propulsion: Twin 3412 DITA Caterpillars
  • Horsepower: 1,240

Islander

M/V Islander

  • Passenger / Vehicle drive on – drive off ferry.
  • Capable of carrying up to 450 passengers.
  • Length 90 feet, breadth 38 feet, draft 7 feet.
  • Built in 1983, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Propulsion: Twin Detroit Diesels
  • Horsepower: 700
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