Seven injured as ferry makes 'hard landing' at Hudson River pier


(JERSEY CITY, N.J.) — The captain and two deck hands on a ferry that slammed into a Hudson River pier Friday, injuring seven, passed alcohol tests shortly after the incident, a spokesman for New York Waterway told The Coast Guard is investgating why the 69-foot York, owned by Goldman Sachs and operated by New York Waterway, struck the end of the Owen Grundy Pier at 1620. The pier is 300 yards north of the Paulus Hook pier where the boat normally docks.

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By Professional Mariner Staff