Posts Tagged ‘ferry’

Ferry runs aground after captain stuck in toilet

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Date: August 23rd, 2011

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ferryNutty News of the World: Helsinki, Finland – One member of staff managed to slow the island-hopping tourist ferry down, but the vessel, carrying 54 passengers, slammed onto a rock near the shore of Helsinki, the Finnish coastguard said. The captain got stuck in the bathroom because of a jammed lock and yelled for help, the coastguard said. Some passengers were bruised and tableware was broken in the incident. The coastguard is investigating whether the captain’s actions amounted to criminal endangerment. He was stuck in the toilet. As soon as the staff member got the door open, it was too late.  More   Click on the Nutty News reporter at the top, left column for another Nutty News story

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Pigeon rides ferry every day for 3 years

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Date: July 19th, 2011

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tonyNutty News New York – Crew members of a New York Waterway ferry said the same feral pigeon has ridden the vessel every day for the past three years. The crew members of the Thomas Jefferson ferry from Manhattan to Weehawken, N.J., said the pigeon, nicknamed Tony, boards the vessel every day during the rush hour commute and rides the ferry back and forth for about two hours. The crew said the bird returns for another two-hour shift during the evening commute. Senior deckhand George Schumpp, 52. “Three years ago, this pigeon shows up and starts going through the cabin and eating crumbs. Next thing you know, he’s here every day at the exact same time. And he does more work cleaning than my partner.”  More   Nutty News Today   Nutty News for iPhone   Nutty News for Android Phones   Nutty Videos   Nutty News Facebook Fan Page   Nutty News on Twitter   Nutty Videos on Twitter   Register A Website Address – Choose A Hosting Package – Easy Do-It-Yourself Websites - HostWink.com  Nutty News Marketplace