Another Staten Island Ferry lands hard at terminal after power loss

(STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.) — Another Staten Island Ferry boat landed hard at its terminal after a power failure, the Staten Island Advance newspaper reported. This time no one was injured when the Spirit of American crashed into pilings. An announcement warned passengers to "brace for impact" just before the hard landing.

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Click here to view a subsequent story explaining the propulsion problems that have dogged the Staten Island ferries.

By Professional Mariner Staff