Tag Archives: Brooklyn Navy Yard

Photo of the week: Shipbuilding at Brooklyn Navy Yard

The photo of the week depicts Mount Navigator and Vantage Defender ships in for minor repair at Seatrain Shipbuilding, a private company located at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, in 1978. The Brooklyn Navy Yard has a long history of shipbuilding. … Continue reading

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Teens Explore History & Innovation at the Navy Yard

Once again, I’m pleased to introduce a guest post by Fall Education Intern, Stephanie Krom.  Stephanie is a student in the NYU Archives and Public History MA program.  This semester in the Education Department, Stephanie has worked with K-12 students … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Navy Yard at War

We are very pleased to see Brooklynites Carmela Zuza and Clarence Irving featured in this great video as part of New-York Historical Society’s new exhibition WWII & NYC: You can see more from this exhibition on The New York Home Front … Continue reading

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Tragedy at Sea: The Sea Witch and Esso Brussels crash in 1973

While going through the Frank J. Trezza Seatrain Shipbuilding collection, I got intrigued by one of the images of a very damaged container ship named the Sea Witch.  This led me to find out more about the ship and what … Continue reading

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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Seatrain Workers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

This photo shows Seatrain Shipbuilding workers on break at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 1977. This photo was donated by Frank J. Trezza a long-time electrician at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The Frank J. Trezza Collection contains several hundred color … Continue reading

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