04/27/19 6:00am
04/27/2019 6:00 AM

For their most challenging salvage jobs, the crews at Sea Tow Eastern Long Island turn to their oldest, most trusted boat: Sea Tow I.

More than three decades after first entering the water, the 24-foot vessel still operates with its original hull. The steering wheel is original. The distinctive yellow paint dates back to 1997, having received only occasional touch-ups since.

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03/25/15 12:31pm
03/25/2015 12:31 PM

"Captain Joe" Frohnhoefer, founder of Sea Tow Services International, died Tuesday. Services have been scheduled for this weekend. (Credit: courtesy photo)

“Captain Joe” Frohnhoefer, founder of Sea Tow Services International, died Tuesday. Services have been scheduled for this weekend. (Credit: courtesy photo)

A service to celebrate the life of Sea Tow founder and philanthropist Joseph Frohnhoefer has been planned for this Sunday, according to a local funeral home.  (more…)

03/24/15 4:25pm
03/24/2015 4:25 PM

The Frohnhoefer family (from left) Kristen, Joseph III and parents Joseph and Georgia in July 2012. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

The Frohnhoefer family (from left) Kristen, Joseph III and parents Joseph and Georgia in July 2012. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Boaters across the world are safer today thanks to Sea Tow founder Joseph Frohnhoefer Jr., said U.S. Coast Guard Captain Ed Cubanski, sector commander of Long Island Sound.

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