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BC Ferries’ decommissioned North Island Princess on the market for $159,000

Now’s your chance to own a retired BC Ferries vessel.

The 59-year-old North Island Princess, which formally sailed along the Powell River-Texada Island route, is currently for sale for $159,000.

North Island Princess interior (Photo supplied by: Pacific Boat Brokers/Craigslist)

It was posted to Craigslist a few weeks back and is listed by B.C.-based Pacific Boat Brokers.

The pre-owned vessel brokerage says the ship measures just over 200 ft. in length and is powered by twin MTU V12 2000 engines with twin disc gears.

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It can fit up to 38 cars and has the capacity to carry 150 people.

According to BC Ferries, the ship can travel up to 13 knots and has a horsepower of 1,609.

The North Island Princess was decommissioned back in June after it was replaced by Island Discovery, one of BC Ferries’ new hybrid-electric ships.

The listing for the ship can be found here.

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