In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of SeaBus, BC Transit provided the following facts:

Vessels: Two 34-metre (111.5 feet) catamaran ferries, Burrard Beaver and Burrard Otter
Vessel capacity: 400 passengers and six bicycles
Displacement, fully loaded: 505.6 registered tons
Length overall: 34.13 metres
Draft, loaded: 2.03 metres
Engines: Four Detroit Diesel 6V-92
Maximum engine output: 1600 bhp
Design maximum speed: 14.5 knots
Current service speed: 11.5 knots
First day of service: June 17, 1977
Total capital cost (1977 dollars): $35 million
Number of sailings per average weekday:
Mechanical dispatch reliability: 99.93 percent
Crossing distance:
1.75 nautical miles
Crossing time: 12 minutes
Average weekday ridership: 16,000 (fall, winter, spring), 19,000 (summer)
Most passengers carried in one day: 28,257 (July 31, 1996)

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