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Results for subject term "Maritime": 76

Docked at the German-American pier, at the foot of Ferris Street, in May of 1897 was the clipper ship Belfast - known as a ghost craft in the British Merchant Marine.   The World  newspaper reported that: "Seamen Burke and...

Subjects: Maritime

By the end of the 19th century, New York Harbor continued to retain its status as the busiest port in the US, and had become one of the busiest in the whole world. The port was lined with shippers and boats, manufacturers who vied to be close to...

Subjects: Maritime

The Dalzell Towing Company purchased the Red Hook Towing Company in 1925 to expand their operations into Brooklyn.  They then moved their offices to the Erie Basin breakwater (the man-made protective pier that encloses the basin)...

Subjects: Maritime, Erie Basin

Captain Nels Helgesen during his long career which began in 1918, commanded every ship of the New York and Porto Rico Steamship Line.  The home port of the steamship line was in Red Hook's Atlantic Basin. Starting in the late 1910s, their ships...

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