One of the best-known vessels at South Street Seaport Museum is USLV No. 87/WAL-512, more commonly known as the Lightship AMBROSE. This National Historic Landmark vessel is arguably the most celebrated lightship in American history, due to her role as the very first ship to mark the entrance to the Ambrose Channel, the deep-water passage into New York harbor for ships from around the globe. Beginning her service with the US Lighthouse Establishment in December 1908, the AMBROSE’s main purpose was to be a stationary navigational aid, outfitted with the latest ...
The next public meeting of Save Our Seaport will be on Tuesday, November 28. Guest Speaker: New York State Assembly Member Yuh-Line Niou Meeting will be in the Southbridge Towers Community Meeting Room (just north of Squire’s Diner) 90 Beekman Street 6:30 PM Please join us Download the meeting flyer.
Here's the Save Our Seaport statement from Monday's Peck Slip meeting. Click here for details.
The future of Peck Slip will be the subject of a presentation and community discussion sponsored by Community Board 1 this Monday, September 25, at 6:00 PM in the Southbridge Towers Community Room (90 Beekman Street). Our input and participation are requested. Let’s be heard! Click here for details.
See anything missing? We do..... History, maritime, museum, waterfront, tall ships and historic vessels, landmark neighborhood...everything that makes the South Street Seaport Historic District unique!