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City youths take underwater tour

Students from the Urban Assembly New York Harbor

Students from the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School dive in the waters of Shinnecock Bay under the old Ponquogue Bridge in Hampton Bays with help from divers from the Long Island Divers Association. The Harbor School is a city public school on Governors Island just south of Manhattan. (Oct. 26, 2013) Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant

Twenty New York City teenagers plunged into the waters of Shinnecock Bay, matched with veteran Long Island scuba divers who took them on an underwater tour.

Students from the Urban Assembly New York Harbor
Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant

Students from the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School dive in the waters of Shinnecock Bay under the old Ponquogue Bridge in Hampton Bays with help from divers from the Long Island Divers Association. The Harbor School is a city public school on Governors Island just south of Manhattan. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Jaxon Derow, a student at the Urban Assembly
Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant

Jaxon Derow, a student at the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School, prepares to dive at the Ponquogue Bridge in Hampton Bays with the help of divers from the Long Island Divers Association. The Harbor School's stated mission is to instill in its students the ethics of environmental stewardship and the skills associated with maritime careers. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Students from the Urban Assembly New York Harbor
Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant

Students from the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School dive in the waters of Shinnecock Bay near the Ponquogue Bridge in Hampton Bays with help from divers from the Long Island Divers Association. (Oct. 26, 2013)

A student from the Urban Assembly New York
Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant

A student from the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School holds a discarded gun he found while diving in the waters under the old Ponquogue Bridge in Hampton Bays. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Jaxon Derow, left, and Katelyn Fong, students at
Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant

Jaxon Derow, left, and Katelyn Fong, students at the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School, prepare to dive in Shinnecock Bay. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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