17 passengers injured when NY ferry hits dock

(JERSEY CITY, N.J.) — Seventeen passengers were injured when a NY Waterway ferry struck a dock in the Hudson River on Saturday night, The New York Times reported. A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said the ferry hit the Paulus Hook dock in Jersey City at a “fast rate of speed” at about 1820 hours. The vessel was arriving from the World Financial Center in Manhattan with 57 people aboard.

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By Professional Mariner Staff