Retro Hobokenpix: Longshoremen

12/4/2008:

Continuing the “Retro” Hoboken photos from Life Magazine:

Retro Hobokenpix 12/4/2008

Life Magazine said: “excellent, crowd of longshoremen on Hoboken’s Pier 3 with hiring boss Mike McNamara pulling men chosen to work out of the lineup.” Picture was snapped in 1953.

Not sure exactly where on the waterfront this was taken…

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35 Comments on "Retro Hobokenpix: Longshoremen"

hankr
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hankr

I believe the man all the way to the right is my father, his name was Hank. He lived on 8th street in Jersey City. Longshoreman for 44 years.

manolo
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manolo

george I just looked at the thread and saw your post, wow. Your grandparents were very very nice. Good friends of my family for many years. Best to you and yours 🙂

georgeH
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georgeH

John & Connie van Sprengle were my grandparents.

strand tramp
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strand tramp

you apologize to escape and tell me to get on a bus? FU old hag.

escaped68
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Manolo, no offence taken.

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