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Disabled Provincetown to Boston Ferry Returns Safely to Port

August 13, 2014

A commuter ferry disabled by a powerful wave while en route from Provincetown, Massachusetts, to Boston Wednesday has returned to port without incident.

The ferry was 5 miles off Scituate when the big wave broke windows and damaged the generator, according to CBS Boston. The boat, run by Bay State Cruise Co., was briefly stranded before one of the engines started working again.

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The Associated Press said 42 people were on board. One crew member received what was described as a minor injury, but no one was seriously hurt.

Radar shows a nasty line of thunderstorms swept across Cape Cod Bay late this afternoon.

The Coast Guard responded to escort the ship back to port.

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