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U/S Mail Boat, Sophie C. on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH

The Motor Vessel (M/V) Sophie C. on is the oldest floating post office in the United States. Each season she provides mail service on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH , a tradition dating back to 1892. Both of Sophie's daily mail runs takes her to 5 islands where her staff delivers mail to the island residents and summer camps. In addition to being a full-service post office where these residents may purchase postal supplies and stamps, Sophie also has a collection of ice cream novelty treats and snacks for sale. A daily ice cream bar or popsicle has become quite a summer tradition for her island friends. Passengers aboard the Sophie C. are invited to fill out Sophie C. postcards and mail them right on board. Perhaps you can surprise a friend or relative with mail sent from a boat, complete with Sophie's own unique, collectible cancellation stamp!
From Weirs Beach Monday through Saturday June 16--September 13.

Morning Mail Stops: Loon Island, Bear Island, 3 Mile Island, East Bear Island

Afternoon Mail Stops: Camp Lawrence, Birch Island, Sandy Island, Cow Island, Jolly Island

Ship Amenities: Indoor and Outdoor Seating, Soda Machine, Ice Cream Novelties, Snacks (Cookies, Candy, Chips, etc.), Small Gift Shop, Postal Services, Restroom

2014 Mail Boat Cruise Schedule

Mail Delivery Season is June 16–September 13
Port Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Weirs Beach NO
CRUISES
11 AM
2 PM
11 AM
2 PM
11 AM
2 PM
11 AM
2 PM
11 AM
2 PM
11 AM
2 PM
Pricing
2 hr. cruise Adults Children (5 - 12) Under 5
$27.00 $13.00 FREE

Tickets can be purchased before boarding the boat at Weirs Beach.
Call ahead for large groups: 603-366-5531

M/V Doris E., Lake Winnipesaukee, NH