ROCKET II, Brooklyn, NY – 1958
The party boat "ROCKET II" sailing from Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY in 1958. Captain Laddie Martin operated the "ROCKET II". He was the son of Captain Dave Martin (the operator of the "GIRALDA".) Built in 1942 as the 104-foot US Navy Air–Sea Rescue Boat "P-106", she was converted for party boat fishing after the end of World War II. She was named the "SILVER STAR" before becoming the "ROCKET II".