Tag Archives: Maritime

Wavertree/Peking: Tale of Two Tall Ships

The Peking and Wavertree, both taking their turns at Caddell Dry Dock for repairs. One ship is done the other one is being repaired. One has returned to South Street the other is taking a long voyage.

Tall Ships Regatta, Spain

“My father works at sea, and I enjoy taking photographs,” said Rafa Nuca, a photographer for NWN/Photo, a Spanish photo agency featuring the work of photographers with disabilities.

Heritage Park on the Kill Van Kull

Fall at Heritage Park on the Kill Van Kull in West New Brighton. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” ngg_proofing_display=”0″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Lighthouse Kate – A Life on the Reef

Please join us on our trip to the Noble Maritime Museum, where we talked with curator Megan Beck about Katherine Walker, Lighthouse Keeper at the Robbins Reef Lighthouse. She kept the light burning at all times. To learn more, please watch our video or visit “Robbins Reef: A Home in the Harbor” an exhibition at […]

Robbins Reef exhibit opens at Noble Collection

Robbins Reef: A Home in the Harbor exhibit recently opened at the Noble Maritime Collection in Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens, Staten Island.  Join our host, Steven Filoramo, for an interview with the Collection’s director, Erin Urban, about the lighthouse and exhibition. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” ngg_proofing_display=”0″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Seven Facts about the Fireboat Fire Fighter

By Anthony Pabon and Edward Gregory 1-  The Fire Fighter is the first fireboat of the Fire Department, City of New York (FDNY) with a diesel-electric propulsion system, making it the most powerful fireboat of its day. It could deliver 20,000 gallons of water per minute. 2-  Originally berthed in Manhattan, the Fire Fighter was […]