Miller Boat Line Makes Good Faith Effort to Support #FreeTheFerries

Erie Islands PetroleumThe M.V. Cantankerus, owned and operated by Erie Islands Petroleum, rests in the ice-locked harbor next to the Boardwalk.  No worries; the vessel is in good company.  Just a short stretch upstream lie the Miller Boat Line ferries. Captain Billy Market released the following images of exploratory actions taken on Monday, 31 March 2014.  The backhoe plunged through 18″ of ice before drawing water.  #FreeTheFerries is the social media depository for citizens desiring the return of a regular Miller Boat Line schedule of operations.

Miller Ferry applies throttle to dislodge 16" thick ice at the Miller Marina.

Miller Ferry applies throttle to dislodge 16″ thick ice at the Miller Marina.

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