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Harbor Links

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Famous Lighthouses of Long Island, NY
Thanks to Stacy from the Flying Junior Sailing Camp

Historic Maritime

A Timeline of Ships, Boats and Yachts
Retired fireboat John J. Harvey
Tug Pegasus Preservation Project
NMHS - Sea History
Light Ship Frying Pan
North River Historic Ship Society

Pier 66 Maritime (retired carfloat and home for several historic ships)
The Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge

PortSide NewYork
Lilac Preservation Project
New York Central No. 13

Harbor Organizations and Agencies

Delivering Prosperity
Marine Society of the City of New York
Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
Seamen's Church Institute
United States Coast Guard
Homeport - USCG
New York City EDC
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
American Waterways Operators
Maritime Association of the Port of NY and NJ
US DOT Maritime Administration

NYS Marine Education Association

Maritime & Harbor Museums

South Street Seaport Museum
Intrepid Sea*Air*Space Museum
Noble Maritime Collection
India House
National Lighthouse Museum

Maritime Glossaries dictionary
Boating Definitions and Mnemonics
Glossary of Shipping Terms
Capt. Doswell's Maritime Glossary

Harbor Resources & Blogs

I Boat New York Harbor
Bowsprite: A New York Harbor Sketchbook
tugster: a waterblog

NYC Transported
PortSide Mary Whalen

Tides & Currents - The Battery - New York Harbor
Sunrise, Sunset, Local Time
NOAA Weather NY Area
Professional Mariner
Marine Link
New York Harbor (from Wikipedia)
World Ship Society - Port of NY Branch
Marine Weather Forecast - New York Harbor
Booklet Charts (downloadable PDF chart pages from NOAA)

Maritime Photography & Paintings

Ship Shooter (Jonathan Atkin -  Maritime Media: Aerial & Ship-to-Ship. Photo & Video)
Paintings by Naima Rauam (new)
The Boatyard Ruins
(Photographs by Shaun O'Boyle of Witte's graveyard of ships)


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The Working Harbor Blog

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Check out these other great
maritime blogs and websites

Old Salt Blog
A virtual port of call for all those
who love the sea by Rick Spilman

South Street Seaport Museum
The reborn museum
- Only $5 - All floors & galleries open for the first time with compelling new exhibits. Check it out!

Safe Boating in NY Harbor by the I BOAT NJ program through the New Jersey Department of Transportation and in partnership with the USCG Sector NY.

The Newtown Pentacle
By WHC Steering Committee Member,
Mitch Waxman

A New York Harbor Sketchbook
By WHC Steering Committee Member,
Christina Sun

tugster: a waterblog
Scenes from the sixth boro and gallivants
beyond by WHC friend Will Van Dorp

Save Our Seaport
The quest to bring back the
South Street Seaport

I Boat NY Harbor
What you should know
before you go by Ed Bacon



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