City of Keansburg ferry – 1932 The steamboat "City of Keansburg" sailing from the Battery in New York City to Keansburg, NJ in 1932. She was the only steamboat that was built specifically for the Keansburg Steamboat Company. Launched in 1926 in Newburgh, NY, she worked the route until a a hurricane destroyed the Keansburg pier in 1962. She then operated until 1971 on the bays and lower Hudson river.