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  Staten Island Ferry
The Staten Island Ferry is run by the City of New York for one pragmatic reason: To transport Staten Islanders to and from Manhattan.
Three of the ferries that were built to make the trip across the harbor were bought by the U.S. Navy to fight in the civil war.
The captains docked the ferries under zero visibility as the smoke and debris from the collapses filled the sky.
www.siferry.com   (1534 words)

  
  Ferry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ferries form a part of the public transport systems of many waterside cities, allowing direct transit between points at a capital cost much lower than bridges or tunnels.
All three ferries are based in the northern Tasmanian port city of Devonport; two ferries travel the route to Melbourne, Victoria, and the third to Sydney, New South Wales.
Reaction ferries are cable ferries that use the perpendicular force of the current as a source of power.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ferry   (1414 words)

  
 Washington State Ferries - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The ferry system has its origins in the "Mosquito Fleet", a collection of small steamer lines serving the Puget Sound area during the later part of the nineteenth century and early part of the 20th century.
The Guemes Island Ferry from Anacortes 5 minutes north to Guemes Island is operated by Skagit County, Washington.
The Keller Ferry serves Lincoln County and Ferry County.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Washington_State_Ferries   (653 words)

  
 Ferry Operations - (TxDOT)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The ferry port facilities, staging areas and visitor facilities were reconstructed in 1977 and upgraded again in 1994.
The ferries are the primary means of evacuation through Galveston to the causeway and the mainland.
The ferry crosses the Rio Grande River from an area of ebony trees (los ebanos) located approximately 14 miles west of McAllen on U.S. 83 and 3 miles south on FM 886.
www.dot.state.tx.us /mnt/ferryops/ferryops.htm   (1318 words)

  
 The Ticonderoga Ferry - Your Lake Champlain Crossing between New York and Vermont        ...
The Ticonderoga Ferry provides historic scenic seven-minute daytime crossings on Lake Champlain between Ticonderoga New York and Shoreham Vermont, connecting The Lake George and Adirondack regions of New York with the Middlebury and Central Green Mountain areas of Vermont.
Among Lake Champlain Ferries, the Ti Ferry is the oldest.
The ferry barge, the Fort Ticonderoga 11, is a 94 ton unrigged steel barge built in 1959 in Warren Rhode Island.
www.middlebury.net /tiferry   (521 words)

  
 NYCDOT - Staten Island Ferry Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ferry customers bound from Manhattan to Staten Island are advised to take the Brooklyn-bound R subway from Whitehall Street to one of two stations in Brooklyn where NYCT buses will be available.
George Ferry Terminal and be transported for free to 95th Street in Bay Ridge – where they can take the R train in Brooklyn to the Whitehall Street station in Manhattan.
Ferry terminal supervisors, assigned around the clock at both Whitehall and St. George, are responsible for ensuring that the ferry operates according to its published schedule.
www.nyc.gov /html/dot/html/masstran/ferries/statfery.html   (2785 words)

  
 Clackamas County Dept. of Transportation   Development   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ferry was launched at Baier's plant and christened by Ora Lee Cattley, daughter of Canby's first mayor, Herman A. Lee, and grand-daughter of Philander and Anna Green Lee who settled in the Canby area in 1847.
The ferry was named for Millard Jerome Lee, first child born (1872) in the 1870-platted town of Canby.
Ferry closed due to severe flooding on Willamette and remained closed during rebuilding of ferry docks.
www.co.clackamas.or.us /dtd/trans/info/ferry.htm   (429 words)

  
 Harpers Ferry - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Harpers Ferry
In the Civil War Harpers Ferry was captured by Gen Stonewall Jackson.
During the Civil War, Harpers Ferry, a strategically located settlement and the site of an important national munitions factory, was the centre of several engagements.
He was sentenced to death and hanged in Charles Town on 2 December 1859, his body buried on his family farm with those of his sons and ten of his associates.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Harpers+Ferry   (580 words)

  
 CNN.com - 10 killed in Staten Island ferry crash - Oct. 16, 2003
The ferry struck a concrete pier surrounded by wooden pilings, which gashed the vessel's port side.
Arce said she was standing on the observation deck of her ferry along with tourists taking in the view of the New York skyline.
Ferry service was suspended between Manhattan and Staten Island afterward, and city transportation officials advised those trying to reach Staten Island to take the subway to Brooklyn, where shuttle service would be available.
www.cnn.com /2003/US/Northeast/10/15/ferry.accident   (1146 words)

  
 Ferry services
Not only is it one of Scotland's oldest passenger ferries, it's also one of the most popular, carrying nearly 200,000 passengers across the Clyde each year.
The Renfrew ferry point is a traditional bus terminus while the Yoker point is a short walk from Glasgow's Dumbarton Road with its regular bus services.
Both ZoneCards (with relevant zones) and Daytripper tickets are valid on the ferry.
www.spt.co.uk /ferry   (451 words)

  
 Harbour Ferries - Metro Transit - Halifax Regional Municipality   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The ferry service is fully integrated with the bus and Access-A-Bus systems, carries up to 395 passengers, and has adjacent Park and Ride lots.
The "Dartmouth ferry" as it was originally known, began operation in 1752 and served as a vital link for the community of Dartmouth, which was settled a year after the larger British Military Garrison was established in Halifax.
The ferry is treasured by tourists, as a quick, easy, economical way to view our communities from the water, and by its 3000 loyal daily commuters, who value the experience of travelling to work year round by the scenic and convenient ferryboat.
www.halifax.ca /metrotransit/ferries.html   (518 words)

  
 Ferry Conservation District
With a population of approximately 7,200 people and a land area of 2,204 square miles, Ferry County has the lowest population density in the State of Washington.
Large tracts of national forest in the northern half of the district, along with the Colville Indian Reservation to the south, limit the amount of privately owned land to 15%.
Ferry County has a short growing season and is lacking in areas with highly productive soils.
ferry.scc.wa.gov /ferrycd.htm   (237 words)

  
 CNN.com - 118 dead in ferry disaster - Feb 21, 2005
Dozens of bodies pulled from the water were placed in a row near the river's shore so family members could file past to identify the dead.
The ferry MV Maharaj was designed to carry 160 passengers, but officials estimated 260 were aboard when it capsized.
Ferry accidents are common in this South Asian nation crisscrossed by rivers.
edition.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/asiapcf/02/21/bangladesh.ferry   (262 words)

  
 Ferry Service
The ferry schedule differs during the summer from the rest of the year.
The MV "Grand Manan V" is the primary ferry but during the summer, service is augmented with a second ferry the MV "Grand Manan".
The ferry crossing is approximately 1.5 hours and is a toll ferry.
www.grandmanannb.com /ferry.htm   (1579 words)

  
 Ferry services to, from and within Turkey
For those who want to follow in the footsteps of visitors from past civilizations who have explored this part of the world for more than 5000 years, there is still no better way to arrive than by boat.
Ferries therefore continue to play an important role in providing access to Turkey for both passengers and vehicles.
Reservations are not always required for domestic ferry services, we will advise based on the travel date and the crossing required.
aegeantourtravel.com /transferries.html   (814 words)

  
 Ferry Travel.com - Book all major Alaska, BC & Washington Ferries plus most major European Ferry Crossings online.
Use the red bar at the top of the page to see a map of the NW ferry routes, and to access information on each ferry served port, or to check the timetables and fares for any ferry route.
Ship type and service information for Alaska ferries, BC ferries, Victoria Clipper ferries, VSJC ferries, the VRT ferry, Coho ferry, HarbourLynx ferry and Washington State ferries is also detailed on this ferry dedicated site.
To view ferry timetables for the Alaska Marine ferries, Victoria Clipper ferries, BC Ferries, Washington State ferries, BlackBall Transports' MV Coho ferry, the Victoria San Juan Shuttle ferry, Island Commuter ferry, Victoria Express ferry and the HarbourLynx ferry use the Schedules link above.
www.ferrytravel.com   (238 words)

  
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technorati.com /tag/ferry   (505 words)

  
 Virgin Islands Ferry Schedule
Passenger ferries operate between St. Thomas (Red Hook and Charlotte Amalie) and St. John (Cruz Bay).
The fee is collected at the Red Hook Ferry Dock on St. Thomas by uniformed fee collectors.
This ferry departs from the Marine Terminal at Gallows Bay on St. Croix and the Marine Terminal at Charlotte Amalie (next to Seaplane Terminal) on St. Thomas.
vinow.com /general_usvi/interisland_ferry   (656 words)

  
 San Diego Harbor Excursion - Dinner Cruises San Diego Bay Ferry
The ferry shuttles between the Broadway Pier (Downtown San Diego) and The Ferry Landing Marketplace (Coronado) year 'round.
The ferry departs the Broadway Pier daily for Coronado, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Ferry Tickets May Be Purchased At The Broadway Pier or Coronado Landing Marketplace.
www.sdhe.com /san-diego-bay-ferry.html   (137 words)

  
 Skye Ferry - Glenelg to Kylerhea
During the course of the 20th century, the ferries situated at Ballachulish on Loch Leven; at Dornie on Loch Long; and at Kyle of Lochalsh for those bound for the Isle of Skye, were all replaced by bridges.
The ancient ferry at Dornie was replaced by a toll-bridge in 1940.
The Kyle of Lochalsh ferry was made redundant when the Skye Bridge opened in 1995.
www.skyeferry.co.uk   (127 words)

  
 RiverLink Ferry System | Delaware River Ferry | Freedom Ferry
Tickets are available at the Penn’s Landing ferry terminal (Philadelphia) or Wiggins Park ferry terminal (Camden).
Please note the 2007 closing date for operation of the Ferry is September 30.
Express Service is available up to two hours before outdoor Tweeter Center concerts and concludes approximately one-half hour after the end of the concert or until all riders have reached their destination.
www.riverlinkferry.org   (170 words)

  
 Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry :: Northern Michigan Vacations!
Guests are treated to awe-inspiring views and learn of shipwrecks, navigation methods, and fascinating historical accounts of these guardians of the Great Lakes.
Shepler's monthly newsletter "Ferry Tales" brings you the latest stories and events from the Mackinaw area.
You may choose from the cushioned seats and wide aisles of our main deck lounge, or experience a spectacular panoramic view of the Straits of Mackinac from the open-air top-deck seating area.
www.sheplersferry.com   (139 words)

  
 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (U.S. National Park Service)
A visit to this quaint, historic community, at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, is like stepping into the past.
There's a wide variety of experiences for visitors of all ages, so come and discover Harpers Ferry.
Harpers Ferry park offers a variety of activities for kids of all ages.
www.nps.gov /hafe   (206 words)

  
 Two-boat ferry service suggested for Fundy
A report recommends transforming the Digby-Saint John ferry service into a specialized service with one vessel for passengers and another for freight.
Bay Ferries threatened to stop the run across the Bay of Fundy this fall because of rising fuel costs and a drop in customers.
The report suggests a variety of routes and services, such as a high-speed car ferry between Digby and Saint John and a ferry for freight only between southwestern Nova Scotia and New England.
www.cbc.ca /canada/new-brunswick/story/2006/12/13/ferry-report.html   (1473 words)

  
 Cape May–Lewes Ferry
The Cape May-Lewes Ferry is the most memorable way to travel between Delaware and New Jersey.
Expand yourfamily vacation experience and leave the driving to usÂ…take the Cape May — Lewes Ferry on a 17-mile, 80 minute voyage across the Delaware Bay and cut miles off your trip along the Atlantic Coast.
Whether you are vacationing in Rehoboth Beach; Fenwick Island; Lewes; Dewey Beach; Ocean City, MD; Ocean City, NJ; Wildwood; Stone Harbor; Avalon; or anywhere along the Jersey Shore, the Ferry is just a short drive away.
www.capemaylewesferry.com   (128 words)

  
 Port Angeles Vehicle & Passenger Ferry to Victoria, BC - Olympic Peninsula ferry service.
Port Angeles Vehicle & Passenger Ferry to Victoria, BC - Olympic Peninsula ferry service.
Over a century ago the flag of the Black Ball Line was famous for its unfailing dependability.
It is our hope that this site can help you with your travel plans and we are looking forward to welcoming you aboard.
www.cohoferry.com   (145 words)

  
 Angel Island - Tiburon Ferry
We provide year-round service with both scheduled ferry transportation and special charter operations.
The last family-owned ferry and sightseeing service on San Francisco Bay, we have been in operation since 1959, serving Angel Island and a variety of chartered and other cruises.
Shark Diving at the Farallones: The Angel Island - Tiburon Ferry, in a partnership with Incredible Adventures, offers day trips to the Farallon Islands, where guests can cage dive for great white sharks!
www.angelislandferry.com   (329 words)

  
 Interislander : New Zealand
between Wellington and Picton takes only 3 hours and has been described as "one of the most beautiful ferry rides in the world".
This is the official Interislander site, your New Zealand ferry service specialising in inter island travel between the Picton and Wellington ferry terminals.
Interislander.co.nz details our cook strait ferries, services, and allows you to book cheap ferry tickets online.
www.interislander.co.nz   (228 words)

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