S.F. ferry allides with piling, injuring 10

Written by Marine Log Staff
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AP video showing ambulance crews assisting injured passengers

OCTOBER 14, 2014—A San Francisco ferry carrying about 230 passengers allided with a piling while backing out from a pier on October 12, resulting in minor injuries to 10 passengers.

The Coast Guard is investigating an allision that occurred when the ferry Peralta, operated by the Blue & Gold Fleet, struck a piling at Pier 41 in San Francisco on Sunday evening.

The ferry sustained only minor damage to its paint and was cleared to return to service.

The cause of the incident is under investigation.

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