The M/V TAKU, was built by Puget Sound Bridge & Dry Dock Company of Seattle
and began service in 1963. Renovated in 1981,the vessel is 352 feet long,
with capacity for 69 vehicles (20' lengths), and operates at a service speed
of 16.5 knots. It can carry 450?passengers, and has 9 four-berth, and
35 two-berth cabins. Passenger services include a cafeteria, gift shop,
cocktail lounge, solarium and forward observation lounge.