Promoting our harbor's vitality, history, and importance today and in the future...
Join us for our
Sunday, 1 May from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Our tour will take us to places in the harbor where famous maritime scenes
See how New York Harbor has inspired artists throughout history. Learn about the famous Marine Grill terracotta murals of the McAlpin Hotel and the hidden trompe l’oeil mural of the Brooklyn Bridge and its neighboring bridges; the Manhattan and Williamsburg at the South Street Seaport.
The 2-hour, fully narrated tour on a Circle Line Sightseeing boat, departs at 2:00PM sharp. Boarding begins at 1:30PM from Pier 83 in Manhattan located on West 42nd. Street and 12th. Avenue (Hudson River). Snack bar on board.
Tickets: $30; $25 seniors.
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Working Harbor Committee Presents:
Thursday, 26 May from 6pm to 8pm
Join Working Harbor Committee for a tour of Brooklyn's waterfront industry, past and present. Highlights include Brooklyn Navy Yard, the city’s new waterfront recycling facility at Gowanus Bay, and the working rail-to-barge connection at Brooklyn Army Terminal.
The 2-hour, fully narrated boat tour departs at 6:00pm sharp from Pier 11 Wall Street in Manhattan located on South St. between Wall St. & Gouveneur Lane on Thurs. 26 May. Boarding begins at 5:30 pm. Snack bar on board.
$30; $25 seniors/WHC member
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Guest Speakers - Richard Hanley, Director of City Tech’s Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center, Newtown Creek Alliance Historian Mitch Waxman and Captain Margaret Flanagan, Maritime Operations, Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
From Newtown Creek through Sunset Park, the 8 miles of Brooklyn shore facing the Harbor’s Upper Bay were once filled with manufacturing, shipping, and commerce. Though apartment towers and landscaped parks now capture attention, Brooklyn still retains active trade and maritime business.
The Working Harbor Committee, a nonprofit organization, seeks an Executive Director for a
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Captain John W. Doswell, our captain, our North Star, our guiding light passed away on Friday 2 January, 2015
"...As executive director of the Working Harbor Committee, John would orchestrate the most amazing extravaganzas. 22 years of Tug Boat Races, international ship visits (including a 16th century replica of a Spanish Galleon), OpSail 2012, where part of the challenge was to find berthing for dozens of vessels from around the world.Only one man could make it all happen. Doswell...."
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Peter Stanford passed away on
"...Peter Stanford spent his life founding things,
His heart was gladdened at the WHC’s developing strengths in its educational programs, its tours for underserved youth who discover the harbor and learn about maritime careers in the industry. He was passionate about our mission of teaching NY/NJ harbor history and life today and thus enhancing the harbor’s future, and impressed by WHC’s willingness to work hard to achieve that mission..."
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