SEA PIGEON III, Perth Amboy, NJ – 1961
The brand–new party boat "SEA PIGEON III" in 1961. She sailed from Perth Amboy, NJ under Captains Marty Haines Sr. and Jr. The "SEA PIGEON III" was built in 1961 at Stevenson Boat Works, Staten Island, NY and sunk at its berth during Hurricane David in September, 1979. After re-fitting, she continued to sail from Perth Amboy until 1986 when she was replaced by the "SEA PIGEON IV" (Captain Al Coley's "BETTY W III" from Sheepshead Bay, NY.) The "SEA PIGEON III" was sold to Captain Al Hilliard and became the party boat "PROWLER" from Atlantic Highlands, NJ.