Jacob Resneck, CoastAlaska

LeConte ferry repairs to take 6 months; fate of sister ship Aurora unclear

The ferry LeConte won’t return to service until May 15, according to representatives from the Alaska Marine Highway System. For at least two small Chichagof Island communities that translates into around seven months without a ferry. The LeConte is one of two ships in the Alaska Marine Highway System fleet that can maneuver into communities with…