Event Summary

Congress approves New York Harbor dredginge

Date

1873

Description

Congress authorized funds to dredge 14' channel between the western side of Staten Island and Elizabethport (Outer Bridge Reach)as alternative entrance into New York Harbor

Timeline 1

Maritime New York, 1860 - to present

Related Locations

Staten Island, New York City,

Related Bodies of Water

New York Harbor,

Record ID

1125