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Red Hook WaterStories — 1860: Slave Ship Erie Sold in Atlantic Basin

Red Hook WaterStories delves into the rich and varied past and present of the waterfront of the Red Hook section of Brooklyn.  If you haven’t discovered the site, a project of PortSide New York, be sure to check it out.  Here … Continue reading

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Schooner Amistad Sails for Haiti

While the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan arrived in Haiti yesterday and the hospital ship USNS Comfort arrived the day before,  naval ships are not the only vessels sailing to aid the earthquake victims.  The schooner Amistad is on her way bearing both supplies and a … Continue reading

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