Actively Retired


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Look up your old friends and former members and see what they are up to

P.O. Jim Chambers

Jim was appointed in June of 1963, and went to the 46 Pct.  In June of 1967 he was transferred to Harbor. Over an eight year period he worked the entire command and ended up at Hart Island.

In the fall of 1975 he moved to the LRS and did the budget and new boat specs and contracts. The 4 30’ launches were his last project.

In June 1983 he left the job and went to New York Waterways to help with their startup and managed the Port Imperial Marina. He also managed Seaport Line for McAllister Bros for awhile. 

He has been, and continues to be a Captain for Spirit Cruises since 1995.

In Nov 2003 he sailed the Irish 3 masted barque, Jeanie Johnston from Newfoundland to Ireland.

For several years he was the Race Committee Chairman for the South Street Seaport Museum’s Mayor’s Cup Race.

Jim now works as a consultant for Hornblower’s Statue Cruises.

He lives in Battery Park City, and on the “Osprey” in New Jersey.

Jim recently received his 10th Coast Guard license renewal.

Jim Chambers at the helm of the restored Launch 5

P.O. Joe Henry

I entered the PD in 1955, was assigned to Harbor Patrol in 1957, where I held a 100 ton Captainís license.  I worked most boats at most of the posts, but was assigned mostly to the College Point Unit until I retired in 1975.


I then opened up a Nautical Decorations/ Marine Antiques and Fishing Items store, called Triangle Sea Sales since 1975 to the present date and am still doing it!!  My store is located in Greenport, NY, near the end of Eastern Long Island. Be sure to drop in and say hello when youíre in the area and weíll swap stories.  I'm located on 36 South Street, in Greenport Village, and also have a website:  Iím open 7 days a week all summer, and other times by chance or appointment (at 78 years old, Iím supposed to be retired, ya know!)

Joe Henry in front of his store

P.O. Jerry Pacella

Sales Executive for Surfside3 selling Sea Ray, Boston Whaler and other boats. In the market for a boat? Give Jerry a call (see his card at the right).

Jerry holds a 100 Ton Captain's. license and is the past President of the Bent Wheel Club

Jerry retired from Harbor Adam in July 2005. Before Harbor, he patrolled in the 115 from July 1984 to May 1988

Matt Leuci also works with Jerry at Surfside3. Matt is the nephew of P.O.Maruo Leuci also Retired from NYCPD Harbor Patrol

Jerry (left) swings into action at the NY Boat Show

Lt. Carol Walker

Carol is living in Florida and does volunteer work for Eckerd College in
St Petersburg Florida. She has sailed around the world on a 100 day, 10 country voyage with 625 college kids and has done several river cruises in the U.S and Europe. This spring she will help lead a trip to China for the College.

Carol also held a 100 Ton Captain's license.

Carol joined the force in 1973 and her first assignment was on the scooter patrol in the Manhattan Traffic Area, was furloughed, came back, became an instructor in the Academy. Carol was accepted as the first woman into Harbor in 1984 and assigned to Harbor George. She later made lieutenant ,became the training coordinator and went on to become Harbor George Base Commander. She retired in 1988.


Carol as Field Trip Leader at the local college in Florida