Say he'd come this far up the coast on an earlier ferry, which was quite possible.
"Mills, you should've taken an earlier ferry out so we wouldn't have missed all that fun and gore."
Following is a list of earlier ferries as far as is known.
Get to the ferry terminal early and jockey for a spot on the boat or you might be left behind.
An earlier ferry had got me a front seat in one of the waiting buses.
The Chester ferry, like all the early ferries, was a private operation at first.
I missed the earlier ferry, and had to hang around in Fishguard,' replied Ben.
Sanders took an early ferry to work and got to his office at eight.
"So that was him I noticed driving onto the early ferry?"
Its two decks greatly increased carrying capacity relative to the smaller earlier ferries.