Sheepshead Bay Boat Owner's Association Annual Picnic, Atlantic Highlands, NJ – 1930
This amazing photo shows members of the Sheepshead Bay Boat Owner's Association (S.B.B.O.A.) at their annual picnic in 1930. The annual owners and crew picnics began in September, 1927 when the "AU REVOIR" and "GIRALDA" functioned as ferry boats for the group from Brooklyn to the picnic grounds located at Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. In this photo are the following members...
Front Row left to right: Archie Buckner (CAPT. JOE II), Axel Lyons (NANCY B.), Jacob 'Jake' Martin (GLORY), Lou Dodge (COMANCHE), Joe Ecock (MIRIMAR), Harry Phillips (PILOT II), Unknown.
Second Row left to right: Steve Wischerth (FIDUS), Franklin Hammer (WHITBY), Charlie Freiberger (EFFORT II), Gus Rau (ELMAR III), Frank Stefano (NAUTILUS II).
Third Row left to right: Unknown, Tony Klaer (TAMBO), Jacob 'Chubby' Martin (GLORY), Joe Gabriel (ATLANTIC), Harry Rigby (BROOKLYN).
Top Row left to right: Unknown, Unknown, Frank Knuth (FLYING D.), Alex Hanson (HELEN H.), John 'Candy' Keefe (TAMBO III). Photo courtesy of Ed Keefe Jr.