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The ferries also provide service for the crossing of river hooghly. A wide variety of boats being used as ferries, depending on the length of the route, the number of passengers and or vehicles to carry, the speed you want to achieve and conditions of the waters that the boats have to face. The hydrofoils were used to take advantage of higher cruising speeds, on the busiest routes, for example by replacing the hovercraft.

Very short distances, can be covered by a ferry cable, where the ferry is propelled and steered by cables connected to both shores. Sometimes the ferry cable is driven by the muscle strength of a person on board the aircraft. Some ferry cable exploit the perpendicular force of the current as a source of propulsion.

Free ferries operate in some parts of the world, such as in Woolwich London , England, across the Thames and Amsterdam Netherlands, through the channel of the North Sea. On 11 October 1811 , Juliana, the ship inventor John Stevens, start to operate as the first steam ferry serving between New York and Hoboken New Jersey.

Reportedly, the shortest route is served by a regular ferry and 121 meters, through a navigable channel, and connects the Toronto City Centre Airport to the mainland. Crossing a river is an ancient metaphor for the transition, the transition. The profession of the ferryman is embodied in the figure of Charon, belonging to the Greek mythology, and also mentioned in the Divine Comedy of Dante .

Also one of the most famous inventors of all time, Leonardo da Vinci, he engaged in the creation of a special type of ferry in hand. A faithful reproduction of this particular medium is still working perfectly on the river Adda in Lombardy and connects the towns of Imbersago in the province of Lecco and Villa d'Adda in the province of Bergamo.

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