"This vessel is named in honor of Patrolman Henry A. Walburger as a living memory to his bravery and self-sacrifice...His spirit pervades this vessel; his unselfish act will always be remembered."



Rich History

Dedicated on November 18, 1966, Launch 5 has a long, rich history on the Hudson River. Check out the story.

About the Launch

Committed Crew

Our crew are some of the most dedicated individuals around. Whether it's a last minute trip up the Hudson with a group of disadvantaged inner city kids, an emergency rescue, a day on a movie set, or just an evening cruise, our crew are always ready to go. 

Our Crew ›

A Beautiful Setting

 The Hudson River is one of the most beautiful rivers in the world. Its views are unparalleled, and on the Launch you have unimpeded views on both sides. Check out some of the photos of the Launch's missions and see for yourself.