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Results for subject term "Maritime": 71

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) from...

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 around the 1920s their ships...

Seaman's handbook for Shore Leave , by United States Merchant Marine’s  Social Service Bureau. Custom House, published in 1920 listed sailor’s homes – places were sailors could get a bed and sometimes a meal for a night  - from Aalborg,...

In 1866, two men and a dog from Red Hook, set sail in a metal life-boat rigged like a sailing ship.   Captain Hudson and Mr. Fitch were out to prove the seaworthiness of the lifeboat , RED WHITE AND BLUE, designed by Brooklyn's Oliver Roland...

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