(June 19, 2017) In the wake of Friday night’s crash of one of its ferries into a Hyannisport breakwater, the Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority is operating on a modified schedule this week.

“The Steamship Authority has chartered a vessel to operate a modified high-speed ferry schedule for Nantucket this week,” read a travel advisory on its website. “These trips will have a lower passenger capacity than normal. Reservations are strongly suggested.”

On Friday night, the high-speed Steamship Authority ferry Iyanough struck a breakwater in Hyannisport on a Nantucket to Hyannis trip, injuring 15 people.

On Monday, the departures from Hyannis will be at 8:15 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Departures from Nantucket will be at 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., according to the advisory.

Tuesday through Thursday the departures from Hyannis will be 8:15 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Departures from Nantucket will be at 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

On Friday, the departures from Hyannis will be at 8:15 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Departures from Nantucket will be at 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

The Steamship Authority suggests customers check its website www.steamshipauthority.com for further updates.

 

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