Nothing was impossible for John Krevey—or so it seemed. He bought an old lightship that had spent years on the bottom of Chesapeake Bay, dug tons of mud out of it, scraped off a million or so barnacles and (three years of work later) sailed it to New York City where it became one of the waterfront’s most popular destinations. Click here for the full remembrance (in PDF).


By Betsy Frawley Haggerty