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A pivotal event in the ending of slavery occurred on December 5, 1860, in Atlantic Basin, Red Hook when the slave ship ERIE was sold at government auction. Its captain and owner, Nathaniel Gordon, was then executed for engaging in the slave trade....

In the summer of 1850, a free African-American woman was abducted and brought to Red Hook Point - just below the Atlantic Dock - to be taken by schooner to the South.  Suspicious workers in the area were told by the captors  that the woman...

The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor was created in 1953 in response to the pervasive corruption on the waterfront in the Port of New York-New Jersey.  A joint state agency it was formed after public hearings revealed corruption,...

Street address: 100 Columbia Street
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201
Tel.: (718 )852-2434
Fax: (718) 596-5306

Subjects: Crime, Maritime

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