Celebrate the 70th birthday of the tanker MARY WHALEN!
Celebrate the 70th birthday
of the tanker MARY WHALEN!
Home of the non-profit PortSide NewYork
on Pier 11, Atlantic Basin
(next to the Red Hook Cruise Terminal)
40˚ 40’ 51”N 74˚ 00’ 46”W
Sat 12/6/08 11-5pm
Rain Date Sun 12/7/08 11-5pm
If it rains, the whole weekend,
we try for next Sat 12/13
with rain date of Sun 12/14
Free cake, music and tours of the Whalen!
open house tours all day long
2pm Heightened Hooplah with Ceremony & Birthday Proclamation, Remarks & Special Thank-You’s
Master of Ceremonies Jonathan Atkin, maritime photographer, aka Shipshooter
See visiting tugs and workboats that come to the party!
Directions for mariners at bottom
All former crew of the Mary Whalen, or anyone with memories of her, is invited to come to the microphone and tell stories about her.
Birthday presents appreciated:
sandpaper, rags, paint brushes & rollers, disposable latex gloves, masking tape,
dust masks, hand tools, firewood, gift cards from Home Depot+Lowe’s
Come to the first public event in Atlantic Basin!
Thanks to NYC’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
for arranging for us to use this space!
RSVPs appreciated so we order enough cake and coffee!
Cars fill in form for Brooklyn Cruise Terminal at www.nycruise.com/directions.html. From within Brooklyn, follow signs for Brooklyn Cruise Terminal and enter Bowne Street gate at Imlay Street Red Hook, Brooklyn. On-site parking!
Pedestrians can enter Bowne Street gate or gate at Pioneer and Conover Street, one block west of Van Brunt Street and Pioneer Street B61 Bus Stop.
Short walk or B61 bus ride from free IKEA ferry www.nywatertaxi.com/ikeascheduleweekends