|At top, on balmy Puget Sound days the decks and rails were always lined with passengers enjoying
the sun. Author's collection. Above, the Enetai's passenger cabin in the 40's. MOHAI. Below, the
Enetai/Santa Rosa as she looks today--the lone survivor of the Steel Electric class. Courtesy of Matt
Built: Alameda, CA 1927 as Santa Rosa Length: 256' Beam: 66' Draft: 12' 9" Auto deck Clearance: 12' Propulsion: Busch-Sulzer diesel, 2800 HP (direct
Speed: 15 knots Autos: 90 Official Number: 226599 Radio Call Number: WA4715 Passengers: 1500. Direct Sister to the Nisaqually and Quinault.
Name Translation: "Across, on the other side"
FINAL DISPOSITION: Renamed Santa Rosa, headquarters of Hornblower Yachts and a successful banquet/wedding/reception hall.
The Enetai is seen here in 1962, advertising the world's fair. Author's collection. The Enetai's whistle is being sounded by Captain Bill Anderson.