MV Spokane is a Jumbo class auto and passenger ferry operated by Washington State Ferries, a child department of the Washington State Department of Transportation.
It was built in Seattle, Washington in 1972 and re-built in 2004.
The vessel has capacity for 2,000 passengers and 188 vehicles.
Spokane measures 440 feet in length with a beam of 87 feet and a draft of 18 feet.
It is powered by four diesel-electric engines that can generate a total of 11,500 horsepower and reach a service speed of 18 knots.
Restrooms are available on the auto deck and passenger deck. The restroom on the passenger deck is ADA compliant. The restroom on the auto deck is not ADA compliant. Elevator access is available from the auto deck to the passenger deck, if you need to use the accessible restroom.
For those hard of hearing, Spokane is equipped with a visual paging announcement system that displays important announcements on monitors throughout the boat.
Other amenities include a galley and vending and newspaper machines on the main passenger deck.
MV Spokane is named for the Spokane tribe, an Eastern Washington Native American tribe.