NYC Honorary Street Names


Firefighter Thomas Phelan Marine Pilot (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:Northeast corner of 40th Street and 4th Avenue
Honoree: Thomas Patrick Phelan (1972-2018) was a ferry captain who turned his boat into a rescue vessel during the 9/11 attacks and later became a firefighter. On 9/11, he used his Statue of Liberty tour boat to join the effort in evacuating New Yorkers to safety. In 2003, he joined the FDNY and was assigned to Engine Co. 55 before becoming a marine pilot with Marine 9 in Staten Island. He died as a result of illness from 9/11. (Menchaca)
Lieutenant Kenneth J. Phelan Way (Queens)
Present name:69th Lane
Location:Between Eliot Avenue and 60th Avenue
Honoree: Fire Lieutenant Kenneth Phelan (b. 1960) was killed during fire and rescue operations at the World Trade Center following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
LL:2002/ 28

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