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9/11 Remembrance Event
September 11 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
11:30 FIRE FIGHTER water display (weather permitting, docked at Chubbs Wharf)
12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Guided tours of FIRE FIGHTER
2:00 p.m. film screening of “Fireboats of 9/11” with introduction by Charlie Ritchie, President of the Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum
Free for members / included with Museum admission for non-members
Limited seating for the film screening; first-come, first-served
In honor of September 11, Mystic Seaport Museum will screen the film “Fireboats of 9/11” (66 min) in which visiting vessel and National Historic Landmark FIRE FIGHTER has a starring role in the FDNY Marine Unit response to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. “Fireboats of 9/11” takes viewers behind the scenes of the famed NYC Fire Department Marine Division, documenting their incredible courage and effectiveness on September 11, 2001, as well as their long and exemplary history of safeguarding lives and property along New York’s waterfront. Visit the vessel in person while she is here; FIRE FIGHTER will be open for guided tours from 12-5 on September 11. Weather permitting, FIRE FIGHTER will hold a water display at 11:30 a.m.