The ‘MV Phillip Pendal’ was delivered to the Public Transport Authority of Western Australia as a sister ship to the ‘Shelley Taylor-Smith’. This spacious river catamaran carries 148 passengers between Barrack Street Perth City and Mends Street South Perth, across the Swan River, up to 80 times a day during summer months. The passengers are seated in a spacious deck with sliding windows to help commuters relax from the hustle and bustle of the city of Perth freeways. The vessel is also wheelchair friendly.


Vessel Name: Phillip Pendal, Shelley Taylor-Smith
Type: Low Wash Catamaran Commuter Ferry
Length Overall: 21.7 m
Beam: 5.5 m
Draft Max: 0.80 m
Passengers: 148
Crew: 2
Fuel: 2,000 L
Service Speed: 12 knots
Main Engines: 2 x Perkins M130C (99 kW @ 2600 RPM)
Gearboxes: 2 x Twin Disc 5050SC
Propulsion: 2 x Kort Propellers
Construction Material: Marine Grade Aluminium
Flag: Australia
Class: USL 1E

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