car ferry


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car ferry

[′kär ‚fer·ē]
(naval architecture)
A ferry that is specially designed to carry railroad cars, trucks, or passenger cars.
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In 1930, Elfving added his third car ferry, named - not surprisingly - Tourist No.
The car ferry Eleftherios Venizelos departed Kos on Wednesday and stopped at several other islands to pick up more Syrians on the voyage to the mainland.
1953: A car ferry sinks in the Irish Sea in one of the worst gales of the winter, claiming the lives of up to 130 passengers and crew.
Interior Minister Yiannis Michelakis said the second vessel was due on the western island later Tuesday after some 900 people spent the night on a car ferry.
THE world's biggest car ferry arrived in the Mersey for her annual winter refit.
A Wightlink Wight World ticket costs PS51 for a family of four, including entry to Carisbrooke and a day-return car ferry crossing.
The Tunisian Navigation Company (CTN) said in a statement that it is selling the Al Habib M/V car ferry. The bids must reach the Tunisian Navigation Company unconditionally no later than May 6, 2013 and be valid until 10 May 2013.
El Habib car ferry, which has a capacity of 1,440 passengers and 430 vehicles, had operated regular crossings for 34 years between the ports of Marseille and Genoa.
I WAS waiting for the Isle Of Wight car ferry to dock at Portsmouth when the phone rang.
Department of the Interior placed the 410-foot car ferry on the list last year.
Singer Whitney Houston was forced to ditch the trappings of stardom in favour of a car ferry across the Irish Sea to perform in Dublin, it was revealed today.