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This Thursday, 15 September, tour 8 miles of Brooklyn’s waterfront industry, from Newtown Creek to Sunset Park on our Brooklyn Waterfront Past & Present Hidden Harbor Tour®.

 

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The 8 miles of Brooklyn shore facing the Harbor’s Upper Bay were once filled with manufacturing, shipping, and commerce. Though apartment towers and landscaped parks now capture attention, Brooklyn still retains active trade and maritime business.

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Join Working Harbor Committee for a tour of Brooklyn waterfront industry, past and present. Highlights include Brooklyn Navy Yard, the city’s new waterfront recycling facility at Gowanus Bay, and the working rail-to-barge connection at Brooklyn Army Terminal.

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The 2-hour, fully narrated boat tour departs at 6:00pm sharp from Pier 11 Wall Street in Manhattan, on South St. between Wall St. & Gouveneur Lane on Thurs. 15 Sept. Boarding begins at 5:30 pm. Snack bar on board.

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$30; $25 seniors/WHC member
For group sales, email: workingharbor@aol.com

 

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Don’t miss the last Hidden Harbor Tour of Port Newark in 2016!

The Working Harbor Committee Hidden Harbor Tour® of Port Newark
Wednesday, 24 August, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm

 

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You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the 3rd largest port in the nation, where giant container ships dock and unload their goods, huge cranes moving shipping containers and tug and barge transports of fuel oil and chemicals to distribution hubs.

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Our vessel will pass beneath the Bayonne Bridge where a massive infrastructure feat is in progress, giving you a unique and close up view of the roadway raising project.

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Our expert narrators will wow you with tales of how the working harbor really works, and what all those ships and tugs do.

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Learn about how floating dry docks work, the history of the Robbins Reef Lighthouse; tug boat yards, oil docks and more! Plus, you’ll be able to get an epic sunset selfie with Lady Liberty.

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Wednesday, 24 August from 6pm to 8pm. Pier 11 Wall Street in Manhattan located on South St. between Wall St. & Gouveneur Lane. The 2-hour, fully narrated boat tour departs at 6 p.m. sharp. Boarding begins at 5:45 p.m. There is a snack bar on board.

See you on board!

 

posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

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