|There is a host of ferries that ply their trade on the harbour. But, when anyone mentions a ferry, I immediately think of the gree/gold state government owned ferries. Sydney Ferries' fleet consists of 28 vessels. The fleet is divided into six vessel classes:
Freshwater Class (4 vessels)During January, I will cover each of these classes.
The First Fleet Class catamarans are named after nine of the eleven vessels in the First Fleet. They primarily operate on inner harbour routes, meaning they do not go to Parramatta, neither across to Manly. They are:
SupplyThe two members of the original First Fleet (1788) that missed out having a ferry named after them are: the Lady Penrhyn, and the Prince of Wales.