Connect with us

Community News

Brooklyn Boats in Dry Dock

Paedergat Squadron Marina

Paedergat Squadron Marina

Summer is almost here and the boats of the Paerdegat Squadron Inc. boat club are in dry dock waiting for National Grid to replace the existing docks that were damaged by an oil leak.  “No time frame has been given” for the repairs said Robert Syphax a 50-year member of the -club started by African-Americans 51-years ago.

National Grid is doing the repairs to three other clubs, as well, and it appears that Paerdegat Squadron is last in line, even after a now-unused dock on the other side of them is repaired says Syphax.  The club has about 21 members, including City Councilman Robert Cornegy and State Assemblyman Jesse Hamilton.

Continue Reading