Sydney SuperCats

The Sydney SuperCats are a class of catamarans operated by Harbour City Ferries on Sydney Harbour.

Sydney SuperCats
Susie O'Neill passing Goat Island in July 2013
Class overview
Builders: Australian Defence Industries
Completed: 4
Active: 4
General characteristics
Type: Catamaran
Length: 37.76 metres
Speed: 26 knots
Capacity: 326


In 2000/01, the State Transit Authority purchased four SuperCats. Initially eight were ordered, but the final four were cancelled.[1] All were built by Australian Defence Industries at Garden Island.

They primarily operate on Eastern Suburbs services and have on occasion been used on the Manly run.[2] The upper deck is closed at night time.


NameCall SignMMSIYear in serviceNamesake
Saint Mary Mackillop218225033744002000Mary Mackillop
Susie O'Neill218525033746002000Susie O'Neill
Louise Sauvage219065033747002001Louise Sauvage
SuperCat 4219425033745002001


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