Thursday, August 6, 2020
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AFTER 56 DAYS STUCK AT SEA, MOTHER AND SON MAY FINALLY BE COMING HOME

Erika Monet Butters' 'Melodies At Sea' may soon be a Covid-19 memory after 56 days, if all goes according to plan.  Erika and her...
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A COMFORTER ABOARD THE COMFORT

Pier 90 has been the berth that housed USNS Comfort since March 30th.  Senior Lieutenant Command Chaplain Chad Hamilton and Lieutenant Jr. Grade Chaplain...

AS SPRING ARRIVES, COVID-19 PANDEMIC CRIPPLES THE CRUISE SHIP INDUSTRY

PRELUDE As Spring arrives, New York Harbor marine terminals, ferry landings, and tour boats are closed tight.  Walking along the waterfront is a pastime that...
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A Sandy Hook Pilot Delivers the USNS Comfort into New York Harbor

The Sandy Hook Pilot Dispatch office maintains a rotating chart of the approximately fifty seasoned captains.  Tim Ferrie had the turn and was assigned...

Unknown Humpback Beached on Far Rockaway and Buried Without Protocol Amid Covid-19 Concerns

In the midst of the arrival of the Navy Hospital ship, USNS Comfort, the New York Bight was loaded with ocean-going vessels of all...
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Onboard Interview With Commanding Officer of the USNS Comfort Military Treatment Facility

The USNS Comfort is officially en-route and has an estimated time of arrival into the NY Harbor on Monday, March 30th at 10:30am. New...
Adventure novelist & under water explorer, Clive Cussler

Remembering American Adventure Novelist Clive Cussler

A genuine giant "friend of the sea" and maritime world has passed.  I am celebrating and mourning Clive Cussler's passing. He was ahead of...
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New York Signs On To The Two Z’s of Giovanni da Verrazzano

This week, the Metropolitan Transit Authority of New York (MTA) changed the first of nineteen old traffic signs.   The replacement signs will include one...
Lady recites poetry in celebration of Walt Whitman's 200th Birthday alongside New York Harbor.

Retrospective: A Close to the Year of Walt Whitman’s Birthday Bicentennial

A Thank You to Walt Whitman Before 2019 comes to its close, we thought admirers of Walt Whitman would like to listen to the speakers...
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VETERAN’S DAY AND THE DPAA 2019

Every year, on the 11th minute of the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, fallen U.S. soldiers are remembered during Veteran's Day. 

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IF YOU LIKE MANHATTAN, YOU’LL LOVE MENHADEN

FISHERMEN LOVE MENHADEN The most desired bait for fishermen of Long Island and New Jersey is known as bunker.  Bunker is a colloquial name for...

USS COLE RECEIVES ORDERS TO TRACK MIGRATORY CUVIER’S BEAKED WHALES

WHALES ARE A BIG CONCERN TO THE NAVY AND NOAA Aside from hump backs, sie, fin and right whales, the Cuvier's Beaked Whale is common...
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City Sail Preps for Virtual Classes on Teaching Children How to Sail

New York Harbor is the staging ground for youth development in the Jersey City community.   A 25 year old not for profit program has...