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Foula Ferry

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Foula Ferry
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The Foula ferry New Advance in its cradle at Ham Voe, Foula - Geograph - 5763452.jpg
The ferry "New Advance" in its cradle between sailings
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From:  Walls
To:  Foula
Distance:  29.2 km (18.1 miles)

The Foula Ferry provides a link to Foula from Walls, on Shetland. The journey takes about two and a quarter hours and operates two to three return crossings per week from the island.

In common with the Fair Isle Ferry, the Foula ferry boat is lifted out of the water between crossings, by means of a cradle.

The Melvin mailboat in 1964 at Foula pier


Name IMO Operator Dates Notes
New Advance 9086813 BK Marine 1996-date 12 passengers
Good Shepherd IV Shetland Islands Council ?-1996 1 car via crane - No IMO MarineTraffic
Kaoda ?-1996
Westering Homewards


Foula Ferry
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The Foula mailboat at the islands pier - Geograph - 3714978.jpgThe Foula ferry New Advance in its cradle at Ham Voe, Foula - Geograph - 5763452.jpg
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