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Captain Says Ferry Had Mechanical Failure: NTSB

Thursday, January 10, 2013

The captain of the ferry that crashed into a Wall Street pier told federal investigators on Thursday that the vessel's thrust controls weren't working properly before the ship plowed into the dock, injuring dozens of passengers.

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Transportation Nation

Dozens Injured in Lower Manhattan Ferry Crash

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

The hull of the Seastreak Wall Street catamaran ferry is visibly damaged after a docking accident. (Colby Hamilton/WNYC)

(WNYC Newsroom-- New York, NY) Emergency crews are at the Wall Street Pier responding to ferry accident that injured 30 to 50 people, according to police and fire officials. The Seastreak Wall Street catamaran ferry came from Highlands, New Jersey and struck a dock at Pier 11 during rush hour in lower Manhattan.

WNYC is covering the story; read more here. For the latest, follow @ColbyHamilton.

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