DuLong became a U.S Coast Guard-licensed Merchant Marine officer and one of the world’s only female fireboat engineers. Her work continues to inspire two decades later.
Today, DuLong continues to work as a journalist, author, historian, and chief engineer, emerita of retired NYC fireboat John J. Harvey.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we honor her bravery and heroism on 9/11.
— Nicole Torres
9/11 Memorial & Museum
Brad and Jessica take a deep dive into the life of the civil mariners who work with the Coast Guard all across the country and the strength of resolve people show in times of great tragedy.
— Brad King
The Downtown Writers Jam
In this episode of the Muster Room, we discuss the Harvey’s role on 9/11 and how the aftermath of the tragedy impacted DuLong.
— Eric Potts and Austin Glickman
The Muster Room Podcast
In gripping detail, we get confirmation of the best in us as human beings: the call to help when we see suffering.
— Cheryl Jones
Jessica DuLong and author Marion Roach Smith discuss reporting and writing about trauma.
— Marion Roach Smith
Episode 3 delves deep into the September 11 boat lift. Spike Lee first learned about the maritime evacuation from "Saved at the Seawall."
Spike Lee's NYC Epicenters 9/11-> 2021½
Jessica Dulong, Chief Engineer Emerita of Ret. 1931 NYC Fireboat, discusses the ‘truly remarkable’ evacuations that rescued half a million people from NYC.
— Neil Cavuto
Cavuto: Coast to Coast
Former chief engineer on NYC fireboat John J. Harvey, Jessica DuLong, discusses the largest maritime evacuation in history, when mariners rescued nearly 500,000 people off Manhattan by boat following the 9/11 attacks.
C-Span: Q&A with Susan Swain
The Boatlift: the boats involved, the obstacles they faced, and about her own experience of ground zero.
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