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The family on the Thames

Three generations of Bergamos have run what they call a working man’s marina, where peeling paint, patched window panes and dangling wires don’t faze the regulars who dock their boats at the Pequot Avenue boatyard.

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Peter Bergamo lowers the price of fuel while at work at Burr's Marina in New London Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Peter Bergamo, his brother Dave Bergamo and son Adam Bergamo run the family business.

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Yard Manager Bill Fetzer, left, and Adam Bergamo, right, work together to replace a water pump impeller on an outboard motor while working at Burr's Marina in New London Tuesday, July 6, 2010.

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Members of Burr's Marina in New London enjoy the swimming pool Tuesday, July 6, 2010.

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Dave Bergamo takes a break in the shade after a long hot day at work at Burr's Marina in New London Tuesday, July 6, 2010.

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Peter Bergamo, left, chats with a boat owner while at work at Burr's Marina in New London Tuesday, July 6, 2010.

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