Ketchikan-to-Hollis ferry carries its millionth passenger
May 31, 2023
The Inter-Island Ferry Authority on May 24 welcomed its one millionth passenger since the service began operating between Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island in 2002.
As passengers arrived for the Prince of Wales ferry’s 3:30 p.m. run from Ketchikan to Hollis, Inter-Island Ferry manager Ron Curtis stood at the loading ramp, keeping track of passengers to figure out when the all-time passenger count hit a million.
At 999,999 he announced: “It will be the next person to get on the ferry.”
Chance Headley approached the purser's station with his younger brother Tymber Hubble close behind...