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Author Betancourt, Marian.
Title Heroes of New York Harbor : tales from the City's port / Marian Betancourt ; foreword by Captain Brian McAllister and Edmond Moran Jr.
Publication Info. Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot, [2017]
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 2  974.71 B    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 183 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-172) and index.
Contents The Bay Ridge anchorage: an ever-changing canvas -- Jonathan Williams, keeping us safe from enemies -- The Irish Navy, part 1: the Moran family -- The Irish Navy, part 2: the McAllister family -- Dynamite Johnny O'Brien: a captain unafraid -- John Newton: the man who opened Hell's Gate -- Emily Warren Roebling and the Great Bridge -- John Wolfe Ambrose: bringing in the biggest ships -- Lighthouse Kate Walker: single working mom -- Irving Bush's "folly" -- Malcolm McLean: thinking inside the box -- Admiral Richard Bennis, Captain of the Port, 9/11.
Subject New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.) -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- History.
Added Author McAllister, Brian, 1975- author of foreword.
Moran, Edmond J., author of foreword.
Added Title Tales from the City's port
ISBN 9781493024308 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1493024302 (pbk. : alk. paper)