A federal judge Monday sentenced Richard Smith, a former Staten Island Ferry pilot, to 18 months in prison, concluding he was negligent, and not reckless, when he passed out just before the Andrew J. Barberi crashed into a concrete pier on Oct. 15, 2003, killing 11 people and injuring many more.
Patrick Ryan, 53, the former director of ferry operations, was sentenced Monday to one year and a day.
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