Ferry Fiasco Continues With Two Ferries Out of Service Again
Sara Brown
With a holiday weekend approaching, the Steamship Authority was scrambling Wednesday to provide reliable service in light of continuing mechanical problems that have sidelined the two main passenger ferries to the Vineyard.
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Ferry Woods Hole Cleared to Return to Service
Sara Brown and Jane Seagrave
Ferry service to and from the Vineyard has returned to some degree of normalcy as the Vineyard representative on the board of governors called for an independent review of communications and operations.
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Steamship Scrambles as Another Ferry Breaks Down
Bill Eville
With two ferries sidelined with mechanical problems, the Steamship Authority will continue to operate through the weekend with just two freight boats, the Katama and the Sankaty, and the SeaStreak.
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Ferry Woods Hole Pulled from Service
Sara Brown
The ferry Woods Hole was pulled from service late Thursday because of mechanical problems, the Steamship Authority announced, adding to a series of issues with the boat line’s ferries.
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Breakdowns, Bad Weather Lead to Long List of Ferry Woes
Sara Brown
Weather cancellations and mechanical issues have left Steamship Authority staff and crew busy and passengers frustrated.
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All Aboard: Islanders Welcome, Tour New Ferry Woods Hole
Heather Hamacek

Cameras in hand, at least 30 people gathered at the Steamship Authority slip Monday afternoon to watch the new ferry Woods Hole dock after its ceremonial maiden voyage.

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Orders Read and Watch Set, Ferry Woods Hole Arrives in Vineyard Haven

With festive red, white and blue bunting adorning her decks, the Woods Hole sailed into Vineyard Haven Monday afternoon.

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Commissioning Ceremony Monday for Ferry Woods Hole
Sara Brown

Monday will be a day of celebration for the Woods Hole, the newest ferry to join the Steamship Authority fleet. The ferry arrived in Woods Hole harbor Monday morning. Commissioning ceremonies begin at noon. The ferry travels to Vineyard Haven in the afternoon for an open house.

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Ferry Woods Hole Prepares for Her Martha's Vineyard Debut

The newest member of the Steamship Authority fleet was in Fairhaven Tuesday for a final fitting out. A formal commissioning and maiden voyage to the Vineyard are planned for June 13 — then all aboard.

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Ferry Woods Hole Arrives in Massachusetts
Sara Brown

The newest Steamship Authority ferry has arrived in Massachusetts waters, docking at the Steamship Authority facility in Fairhaven, just across Buzzards Bay from her future home port.

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