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Fire boat, John J. Harvey spraying water

Promoting our harbor's vitality, history, and importance today and in the future...




Spectactular Day
on the Hudson

22st Annual Great North River
Tugboat Race & Competition in review

Click to see review and results

Brand New Tour - Gowanus Canal!!

Photo (c) Mitch Waxman

Gowanus Bay
Including Erie basin & Sunset Park

5 October 2014 @ 1 pm - 2 hrs
Departing Pier 16 South Street Seaport
Tickets $35.00 Adult
$30 Senior, WHC members & kids under age 12

Erie Basin -Barge Center
Gowanus Bay Terminals
Home of Historic Ferry Yankee
Giant Slag Ship, MV Loujaine
Behind the Big Grain Elevators
Gowanus Canal - History & Future
Sunset Park


Circumnavigation of Staten Island
Including several Lighthouses

Photo (c) Mitch Waxman

Sunday 19 October 2014
Departs 1 pm - Returns 5 pm

Boarding begins @12:30 pm
World Financial Center Ferry Terminal
Tickets $55.00 Adult
$45 Senior, WHC members & kids under age 12

Lighthouses & More
Tug Yards & Drydocks
Giant Shipping Terminals
Graveyard of Ships & More
Former U.S. Navy Homeport
More Terminals
Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

Special guest speakers from the Gowanus Canal Conservancy



Click Here
for a important NY Times article about
the future of the NYC seaport district
by Paul Greenberg, Roland Lewis & Joan K. Davidson

Click Here
for a great blog write up about
a recent Hidden Harbor Tour
by Claude Scales

Click Here
for a great article about our Hidden Harbor Tour to Newark Bay
by Peggy Taylor

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Next Steering Committee Meeting

25 September 2014 @ 6pm

Please email 
or call 212 757 1600 if you plan to come.

455 West 43rd Street
NYC, NY 10036

All members & friends as well as
Steering Committee members are invited

A "Virtual" visualized
Hidden Harbor Tour
is now available
20-30 Minutes + Q & A
Presented by Capt. Doswell


featuring photos by WHC Steering Committe Member Bernard Ente

If your organization would like a virtual Hidden Harbor Tour of any length in return for a honarium to WHC, contact










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