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Lew Zee

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Should not have much of a problem getting there according to the map:


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For a look at the cove check out this HD video. (Don't forget your boots.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0LGCaYg7Qg

Also found:

To get to North Cove, walk through the parking lot off 9th Avenue just north of 207th Street in Manhattan.

There is also a Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/thenorthcove

May be worth it to contact them before you go - maybe a guided tour? Looks like Jim Birdman Cataldi has stomped through it all.

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Hey Lewis I've been trying to contact you via e-mail. If they're not getting through would you please e-mail me? Thanks...



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ThePTboater

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Has anyone seen this boat yet?
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I was just up there. That area is fenced off tight and inaccessible by land. I will go through channels and investigate but it may take awhile. Will report.

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ThePTboater

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I know no one as of yet has seen it, but what are the expectations for this wreck if found?
I know mahogany is somewhat rot resistant, but how would it be after 40 or so years in the water?
That and you have to consider the fire that apparently ravaged it's decks.
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I know no one as of yet has seen it, but what are the expectations for this wreck if found?
I know mahogany is somewhat rot resistant, but how would it be after 40 or so years in the water?
That and you have to consider the fire that apparently ravaged it's decks.
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David Buck

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It also appears that the weather since 2004 may have had a bit of an impact on what was left to.

Quite wild I believe from the photos I have seen!

As far as what is to be done with her, well that,s a very open question and would depend on how much interest her history would generate, at the very least some form of recovery ,stabilization of what remains and placement in a museum setting would be nice, with a few notes and a pic'e or two to assist those interested.

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Will

Great to see that you have been to the cove, didn't expect it to be fenced off!

Will await further details (no pun intended)

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  TED WALTHER

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As Dave notes, interest and $ are the key. Even if a 12 inch piece of her original keel can be recovered and scabbed into a new keel/new hull, this construction is officially considered a historical restoration. However, there is only two places that can generate the kind of $ required for that, and as of this date, they have not done anything, simply because, the funds are needed elsewhere.
Take care,
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