Gerald Weinstein

Gerry Weinstein has been working on restoring steam power to the tri-state waters since 1975 when he apprenticed on the lighter Aqua at South Street.  Though that vessel bit the dust he is storing its engine for eventual restoration.  He then was a trustee of Project Liberty Ship when the ship was in New York. …

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Habstritt

As stewards of the oldest and most intact surviving lighthouse tender, we have several “only” and “unique” aspects of the ship to share with the public.  LILAC was the last reciprocating steam-powered vessel in the Coast Guard fleet.  She is one of a handful of steamships capable of being put back into operation and we…

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John Doswell

Captain John W. Doswell (1944-2015) Captain John W Doswell was a key figure in New York Harbor’s historic ship community, and we were honored to present him with the NMHS New York Harbor Historic Ship Steward Award of Excellence in May 2013 during our bicentenary meeting. We recognized him for his work as the executive…

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