NYC officials commission "Dorothy Day" ship into Staten Island Ferry fleet

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Friday, November 4, 2022
NYC officials commission "Dorothy Day" into Staten Island Ferry fleet
The "Dorothy Day" will be commissioned into the Staten Island Ferry fleet, dedicated to the renowned Staten Island journalist, Dorothy Day.

New York City officials will commission the newest ship to join the Staten Island Ferry fleet today.

The "Dorothy Day" is the third and final vessel in the new class of Staten Island Ferry boats

This is all part of a major upgrade from previous boats, which were falling into disrepair.

The vessel's namesake, Dorothy Day, was a renowned Staten Island journalist and Catholic activist.

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