1886: The Statue of Liberty is unveiled. As a gift from France, President Grover Cleveland dedicated our lady liberty in New York Harbor. Pictured: A group of immigrants traveling aboard a ship celebrate as they catch their first glimpse of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York Harbor.
– A BUSY DAY IN NEW YORK HARBOR – 1930s…The spectacular sight of 358,274 tons of shipping docked in New York Harbour. From front to back, the liners are the Hamburg, the Bremen, the Columbus, the De Grasse, the Normandie, the Britannic, the Aquitania, the Conte de Savoia, the Fort Townsend and the Monarch of Bermuda.
The Third largest Cruise Ship "Quantum of the Seas" was in New York Harbor November 11th. 2014 168,666 gross tonnage, 1,139 feet long...
The Staten Island Ferry makes the 5.2-mile crossing between Manhattan and Staten Island in about 25 minutes. (Photo: Julienne Schaer for NYCgo) #Staten Island Ferry#NYC#NYCgo#New York City#New York Harbor#ferry#ships#boats