Class: Freshwater Class
Speed: 15 kn
Length: 70.4 m
Displacement: 1150 t
Origin of Name: Named after the Northern Beaches suburb of Freshwater.
Freshwater Beach is between Curl Curl and Queenscliff and lies on the Manly to Curl Curl Beach walk.
MV Freshwater is the lead ship of the four Freshwater class ferries. It cost $8.5 million when it was launched on 27 March 1982 by Olivia Cox and commissioned by her husband, Minister for Transport Peter Cox, on 18 December 1982.