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Explore The Mary Whalen by clicking on the links below and hearing about her places and people. (Links will take you to our PortSide NewYork website) Plimsoll Line Deck Tankermen's Cabin Fidley Galley Engine Room Captain's Cabin Wheelhouse...

Subjects: Mary A. Whalen

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...

The Spanish Freighter NAVEMAR left from Seville. Spain, with 1,120 passengers, in 1941. Most were Jewish refugees fleeing genocide in German-occupied countries. The conditions on the NAVEMAR, a ship designed with only 28 accommodations, were...

During WWII, from age 10, Don Horton worked on barges along the Eastern seaboard, In the summers, he, his two brothers, sister and mother, worked aside his barge captain father. He did this with his family until 18, then joined the Coast Guard. His...

"No man ever, perhaps, got so much the best of old Beard as did Louis Heineman, the housemover of the Twelfth ward.” (The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 19, 1891)   When Louis Heineman died in 1904, he was reportedly 104 years old, and likely the...

Modern Kitchen Design, from leading German brands, from a company with seven showrooms nationwide, and clients worldwide. 465 Van Brunt street, opposite Fairway Tel:(888) 209-5240 Monday - Sunday 10AM - 6PM

Street address: 465 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn NY 11231

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