FERRY CRASH Manhattan PIER11 - January 9, 2013

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FERRY CRASH Manhattan PIER11 - January 9, 2013

Postby simonshack on Wed Jan 09, 2013 8:49 pm

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Sorry folks - but I'm just gonna slam this new crap straight into the "General 9/11 Affairs" forum.



BREAKING NEWS***BREAKING NEWS***BREAKING NEWS***BREAKING NEWS***BREAKING NEWS***



HIGH-SPEED FERRY CRASHES INTO PIER 11 (at 8:45am) IN LOWER MANHATTAN
74 injured whereof 11 SERIOUSLY - there were 343 passengers on board - the NYFD rescues the victims

Read all about it:

NYDailyNews: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/fer ... -1.1236253

FOX11: http://www.fox11online.com/dpps/news/na ... gr_5303493

"The cause of the crash is unknown, but sources say the catamaran only recently was put back into service after being damaged during Sandy."
http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?secti ... id=8947393


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Good heavens... the silliness of those numbers is simply breathtaking. :rolleyes:
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Re: FERRY CRASH Manhattan PIER11 - January 9, 2013

Postby simonshack on Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:31 pm

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Little did I know that there has been a 'precedent' of sorts... :wacko:

The Staten Island ferry crash that killed 11 - back in 2003: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2003_State ... erry_crash

http://newyorkpersonalinjurylegalblog.c ... crash.html

One of the 11 victims ("John Healy") was reported to be - needless to say - a "miraculous 9/11 survivor"...

The FUND RAISING site:
"Please send donations to the victims of this tragedy directly to:
The Ferry Fund -- call Borough Hall at (718) 816-2000 or D'Amato's law office at (718) 442-0900.

Your contribution is very needed by those that did not have insurance."

http://www.artaid.org/statenislandferry.html
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Re: FERRY CRASH Manhattan PIER11 - January 9, 2013

Postby brianv on Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:48 am

simonshack wrote:*

Sorry folks - but I'm just gonna slam this new crap straight into the "General 9/11 Affairs" forum.



BREAKING NEWS***BREAKING NEWS***BREAKING NEWS***BREAKING NEWS***BREAKING NEWS***



HIGH-SPEED FERRY CRASHES INTO PIER 11 (at 8:45am) IN LOWER MANHATTAN
74 injured whereof 11 SERIOUSLY - there were 343 passengers on board - the NYFD rescues the victims

Read all about it:

NYDailyNews: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/fer ... -1.1236253

FOX11: http://www.fox11online.com/dpps/news/na ... gr_5303493

"The cause of the crash is unknown, but sources say the catamaran only recently was put back into service after being damaged during Sandy."
http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?secti ... id=8947393


Image

Good heavens... the silliness of those numbers is simply breathtaking. :rolleyes:


Did the high speed Ferry continue after it hit the docks? Did it leave an imprint of itself in the wall? I somehow doubt it!
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Re: FERRY CRASH Manhattan PIER11 - January 9, 2013

Postby arc300 on Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:51 am

Witnesses on the dock said the captain was immediately screaming to security on shore to call 911 — perhaps because he feared the damaged ferry might sink.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/fer ... z2HXK4Al3e

Is it because of budget cuts and austerity measures that the Wall St ferry captains are doing without cellphones, radios etc on their ferries? Poor buggers, even when I go fishing in a 10ft dinghy on the Gulf I can phone anywhere in the world, no need to scream at passers-by.
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Re: FERRY CRASH Manhattan PIER11 - January 9, 2013

Postby arc300 on Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:52 am

^Or is it just another excuse to slip more 9's and 11's into the story?
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Re: FERRY CRASH Manhattan PIER11 - January 9, 2013

Postby hoi.polloi on Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:05 am

I have been on that ferry. I don't think this can happen by accident very easily. Too weird that it would crash, and also crash so hard to kill people.
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