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  • Users can learn about the historic fireboat, John J. Harvey, as well as support information and upcoming events.

  • Provides a description and history of the island as well as a general management plan.

  • Provides text and images detailing the maritime history of the Hudson River Valley covering topics such as lighthouses, steamboats and prominent individuals connected to the area.

  • Provides detailed information about the former aircraft carrier USS Intrepid turned museum, its exhibits, programs and upcoming events.

  • Links to National Parks in New York Harbor, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, New Jersey and Mount Vernon, New York.

  • A collection of photographs and commentary on New York Harbor Forts by Mike Casale

  • The Noble Maritime Collection is one of the country's most significant maritime collections. A maritime museum and education center with galleries, children's programs, library, archives and a working lithography studio. The collection focuses on the history of Sailor's Snug Harbor and maritime artist John A. Noble.

  • New York-based museum dedicated to the preservation of the regions marine heritage. Provides information on exhibitions, educational programs, related events, and fleet of ships.

  • Provides information on tours, education programs, exhibits and the history of the monument.

  • A maritime museum and education center with galleries, children's programs, a library, archives and a working lithography studio. The collection focuses on the history of Sailor's Snug Harbor and maritime artist John A. Noble.

  • Provides information on the history of the museum and the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, links to ongoing programs and a bibliography of Brooklyn-related books.

  • Important events in the history of New York Harbor and vicinity.

  • Users can learn about the history of the tugboat Pegasus, built in 1907, current programs for children and teens, view photographs of the boat and link to tugboat related sites.

  • Educational information about harbor history and industry. The group sponsors boat tours of the harbor that are open to the public.

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