Today we officially commissioned the Dorothy Day, the third and final new Ollis-class #StatenIslandFerry. The $85 million state-of-the-art ferry is named for Day, the legendary 20th-century Catholic peace activist who lived and worked #onStatenIsland. pic.twitter.com/i1fC0I6mJG— NYC DOT (@NYC_DOT) November 4, 2022
Meanwhile, here's a video of the launch and sea trial from September ...
Dorothy Day (1897-1980) was a convert to Catholicism who led the Catholic Worker movement. Day has been submitted to the Vatican as a candidate for canonization by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.— NYC DOT (@NYC_DOT) November 4, 2022
📷: Day's granddaughter joined us for the Commissioning Ceremony pic.twitter.com/b5m9AFHJ2m