Captain 'Freddie' Moore and Ken Ekberg, Staten Island, NY – 2007 Captain "Freddie" Moore and his long-time First Mate Ken Ekberg reminisce about the 'good ole days' during a recent get together. Captain Moore was the owner and operator of the "TEAL" that sailed from Great Kills, Staten Island, NY. Ken Ekberg later joined the New York City Fire Department after his stint on the "TEAL". Ken is now retired and sadly, Captain "Freddie" passed away in March 2008.