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Half Moon is preparing for her journey to her new home in across the Atlantic.
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TimesUnion.com: According to the New Netherland Museum, the Half Moon will leave Verplanck in Westchester County “before mid-March” and head toward a New York City farewell celebration. It will travel to Boston to participate in a feature movie filmed from helicopters and boats.
The ship will rendezvous with a transatlantic transport vessel in Rhode Island which will transport it to the Netherlands by the end of April.
The Half Moon is expected to arrive at Hoorn’s Westfries Museum, which is on inland waters called the Ijsselmeer — once called the Zuider Zee — on May 22 and 23, with the American ambassador on hand, according to the New Netherland Museum.
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by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee
Tickets are on Sale for the FIREBOAT
Monday, Mar. 16
10 Desbrosses Street, just south of Canal
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Tables are available at $2,000 and $4,000.
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retired FDNY fireboat John J. Harvey.