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Faulty ferry boat out of order for most of 2014 - The Galveston County Daily News : Galveston

October 20, 2014

Faulty ferry boat out of order for most of 2014

Posted: Sunday, July 27, 2014 10:30 pm

GALVESTON — The John W. Johnson, a $24 million ferry boat commissioned in 2011 by the state of Texas, operated for only 15 days during the first five months of the year, according to public records obtained last week by The Daily News.

That number is, by far, the fewest number of days of operation of any of the six boats that shuttle vehicles and people between the East End of Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula.

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