The Falkirk Wheel is a 115-foot-tall vertical boat ferry in Scotland youtube.com/watch?v=_tBH9…
While the Titanic only had enough life boats to hold 1/3 of passengers, she was actually carrying more lifeboats than were legally required. That's because lifeboats were intended to ferry survivors from a sinking ship to a rescuing shipβ€”not keep afloat the whole population. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS…
A British Ferry captain attempted to ram a U-boat while traveling between the Netherlands and England. He was later captured and executed by the Germans for being an unlawful combatant. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
In 1972, an unknown artist spotted Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara on a ferry headed to Martha's Vineyard. He told McNamara he had a phone call, led him to the side of the boat and nearly succeeded in throwing McNamara overboard. huffingtonpost.com/greg-m…
Berlin public transport (BVG) maintains a ferry boat line that is serviced by a row boat berlin.de/tourismus/dampf…
There are passenger train routes for Rome to Palermo, Sicily and Berlin to MalmΓΆ, Sweden. These routes are accomplished by loading the trains onto a boat a ferrying them across their respective straits. raileurope.com/en/blog/tr…
A 120-meter-deep, 17th-Century salt mine in Romania has been converted to the world’s largest salt mining museum and amusement park, complete with a Ferris wheel, an amphitheater, light shows on the rock walls and boat rides on a subterranean lake. weburbanist.com/2013/12/0…
The most highly decorated naval officer of the Allied during WW2 was the Norwegian Leif Larsen, a veteran of the Winter War who ferried refuges and soldiers through occupied Norway over 50 times with a fishing boat. shetlandbus.com/pages/the…
Scotland has a Ferris wheel for boats en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/F…
There is a ferris wheel/elevator for boats in Scotland connecting two canals. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fal…
On 9/11, private boats were responsible for rescuing half a million people from Manhattan. youtube.com/watch?v=MDOrz…
The Mongolian Navy consists of 7 men, only one of which knows how to swim, and a single tour boat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mon…
The passenger trains between the german city Puttgarden and danish city RΓΈdby take the ferry to get from one side to the other youtube.com/watch?v=XCMJ4…
The shortest passenger flight in the world takes about 90 seconds from take off to landing and links two islands in northern Scotland en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wes…
In 1987, a ferry left port with its bow doors wide open and immediately sank. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_…
Cornelius Vanderbilt, one of the richest men in history, was a ferryboat for Thomas Gibbons. The same Gibbons from the landmark Supreme Court case Gibbons v. Ogden which helped to expand Congress' federal powers and its ability to regulate commerce. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gib…
One of the very few surviving ships from the 1944 D-Day invasion is still in service as a car ferry in Connecticut longislandferry.com/Commo…
There are several man made islands a short distance off the LA coast designed to look like resorts, complete with palm trees and waterfalls. They actually hide oil rigs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/THU…

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