Thursday, November 7, 2013

Fireboat John J. Harvey - fundraiser at India House

Fireboat John J. Harvey | Bowsprite: A New York Harbor Sketchbook:
Fireboat John J. Harveybuilt: 1931, Todd Shipbuilding, NYC
length: 130 ft / 40 m
beam: 28 ft / 8.5 m
draft: 9 ft / 2.7 m
capable of pumping up to 18,000 gallons of water a minute
location: pier 66, NYC
The gala to help this vessel with funds for the Federal Save America’s Treasures Grant will be held tomorrow, monday night. More information and tickets here. It is a good opportunity to meet the volunteers who work hard to keep this fireboat running and pumping smoothly, after 82 years.
It will be held at India House, 6:30pm, 1 Hanover Square, NYC, NY 10004:

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