The Mary Ellen was put into service in June 2003.
It has a capacity of 85 vehicles and 675 passengers.
One of the swiftest in the fleet with service speeds of 15 knots.
The Susan Ann was Built in 1964 as the vessel Prince Nova.
Previously operated between Caribou, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
Cross sound Ferry purchased the Prince Nova in 1998 and the vessel underwent a complete rebuild at Thames Shipyard and repair company in New London Connecticut.
Cruise speed of 15 knots.
One hour and fifteen minute trip between Orient Point and New London.
Third largest in the fleet.
Accommodates 80 autos and 840 passengers.
The Cape Henlopen was built as a world war 2 landing craft (LST 510)in Jeffersonville, Indiana and participated in the D-day invasion at Normandy.
In 1966 it was converted to a passenger and auto ferry and served on the Lewes, Delaware-Cape May, New Jersey route.
Purchased in 1983 by Cross Sound Ferry and underwent a total refurbishment.
Repowered during the winter in 1995 with EMD 12-645 deisel engines.
The John H was built in in 1989 by Eastern Marine Shipyard in Panama City, Florida exclusively for Cross Sound Ferry.
The largest ferry in operation to be classed under the US Coast Guard's subchapter T regulations.
Duel level auto deck
Movie Theater cabin
Elevator for passengers with disability.
Along with the Cape Henlopen it is the largest in the fleet.
The New London was built in New London, Connecticut by Thames Shipyard and Repair Co.
In 1992 an upper cabin was added for increased passenger accommodations.
The fastest auto carrier in the Cross Sound fleet it was repowered in 1994 with state of the art Cummins KTA38-m2 diesel engines.
The North Star was built in Morgan City, Louisiana as an offshore supply vessel.
Purchased by Cross Sound Ferry in 1984 and converted to an auto/passenger ferry by Eastern Marine Shipyard in Panama City, Florida.
SEA JET 1
Launched in 1995, the 400 passenger vessel has cut the travel time between Orient Point and New London in half making the 16 mile crossing in just 40 minutes.
Capable of cruising at speeds in excess of 30 knots(35mph).
Catamaran design along with maritime dynamics ride controll system, ensures a high level of passenger comfort in all sea conditions.
Built by Nichols Brothers Shipyard in the state of Washington.
Features satellite television viewing with eight television screens on both the main interior cabin and upper level cabin.
The old paint scheme on the vessel represented the flag of Hawaii where the vessel once served as part of an inter-island commuter service and dinner cruise boat.
Prior to operating in Hawaii the Sea Jet ran between Boston and Nantucket Island.
After its stint in Hawaii, the vessel operated betweewn San Diego, Dana Point, and Catalina Island, California.