Class: Emerald Class
Speed: 26 kn
Length: 36.38 m
Displacement: 40 t
Route: Eastern Suburbs, Inner Harbour
Origin of Name: Named after Catherine Hamlin, obstetrician and gynaecologist.
Catherine Hamlin, is an Australian obstetrician and gynaecologist. She has dedicated almost 60 years to restoring the health and dignity of the women of Ethiopia, injured during childbirth.
The Emerald Class Ferries are the latest addidtion to the Sydney Ferries fleet. Built by Incat in Tasmania, they are designed to look similar to the iconic First Fleet class vessels. Six were ordered and entered service during 2017.