Wednesday, January 9, 2013

A History of Local Ferry Accidents

Posted by on Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 12:25 PM

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Ferry accidents are common enough throughout the world that the Times website has a Times Topics page devoted to them. And they're not unheard of here at home. This morning, more than 50 people were injured in Lower Manhattan when a Sea Streak ferry from New Jersey crashed as it was docking into a loading barge at Pier 11, the Times reports. Here's a history of other New York-area ferry accidents over the last 150 years. [photo]

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Henry Stewart is the Culture Editor at The L Magazine and Brooklyn Magazine. He has always lived in Brooklyn.

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