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Aug 21, 2009

Historic Ship Rally

Sat 5 September

Free rides on historic tugs and fireboat

Historic Tug
Historic Tug Cornell
Historic Fireboat John J. Harvey

9:30 AM - Tugs gather near Pier 84

10:00 AM - Parade of tugs from Pier 84 to the start line near 79th Street Boat Basin.

10:30 AM - Race starts - From 79th Street Boat Basin to Pier 84 - one nautical mile.

11 AM - Nose to nose pushing contests and line toss competition.

Noon - Tugs tie up to Pier 84 for lunch and awards ceremony.

1 PM - Awards ceremony. Tugs depart at about 2 PM.

ALL DAY - Exhibits on the pier from maritime organizations, the towing industry, maritime museums, USCG, PANYNJ and other maritime government organizations. Plus activities for kids, maritime skill demos, music and more.

(Watch the tugs & barges arrive 4 Sep in the afternoon & evening)

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