Category:John F. Kennedy (ship, 1965)

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IMO info
Information about the vessel may be found at IMO 8643195.
A ship can change name and flag state through time, but the IMO number remains the same through the hull's entire lifetime. As a result, it can be useful to identify a ship by using the IMO number.
  • Built by: Levingston Shipbuilding Inc.
  • Yard No: 647
  • Completed: 14-May-65
  • 3,500 passengers
  • up to 40 vehicles
  • 91 m long
  • 21.3 m wide
  • draft of 4.1 m
  • tonnage: 2,109 gross tons
  • service speed of 16 knots
  • engines: 6,500 horsepower (4.8 MW) diesel electric propulsion

Known as the “Kennedy class” The American Legion was retired after 40 years of service with the acquisition of the Molinari class ferries.