PORGY II, Cape May, NJ – 1958
The "PORGY II" from Cape May Marina, Cape May, NJ circa 1958. She was operated by Captain Ed Reilly and the First Mate was Paul Thompson. The "PORGY II" specialized in bottom fishing during the spring and summer, and went Cod fishing during the off-season. The "PORGY III" replaced her in 1962. Captain Reilly then renamed the "PORGY II" as the "FIESTA" and it was the first boat from Cape May that made 4-hour fishing trips.