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News from Tug Pegasus!

Thursday Sunset Trips
Aboard the Historic Tug PEGASUS

Tug Pegasus Preservation Project is offering Thursday Sunset Trips to raise funds for the restoration of the engineer’s cabin, scheduled to start this winter.

Thursday Sunset trips: October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30. The trips will depart for Hudson River Park’s Pier 25 at 5:00  and return to Pier 25 at 7:00 to observe the unobstructed view of the sunset on the Hudson River from the boat deck in comfortable deck chairs with light refreshments.

Capacity of 12 at $100/person. to reserve a place email to enjoy the last of the summer in a very unusual way. to see the comprehensive restoration pf the tug Pegasus and TPPP’s programs.

via Tug Pegasus Preservation Project

Gulf Dawn. Photo by John Skelson


A fire broke out below deck onboard tugboat Gulf Dawn while moored at the Tottenville docks on Staten Island, late Saturday afternoon. [The Staten Island Advance]

60 firefighters from 12 units responded to the blaze and quickly put the fire under control. Thankfully, no one was hurt.

Read more from the The Staten Island Advance here…

by Mai Armstrong for Working Harbor Committee

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