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SS Stuyvesant, a casualty of the Blizzard of ’78, leaves its watery grave

The SS Peter Stuyvesant tilted on its side as a result of fierce winds during the Blizzard of 1978. David L. Ryan / Boston Globe

It’s a piece of Boston history — a 269-foot-long piece — and for decades it has been rotting at the bottom of Boston Harbor, a victim of the Blizzard of ’78.

Now the remains of the SS Peter Stuyvesant, a Hudson River cruise ship that found a second life as a glamorous bar and dining room attached to the former Anthony’s Pier 4 restaurant, are finally being removed from the harbor floor, part of an elaborate redevelopment of the site that will include offices, condominiums, and a park.

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