ISLAND QUEEN, Great Kills, Staten Island, NY – 1963
Captain Ed Persichetty and Stacey Sandberg are shown at the helm of their "ISLAND QUEEN" at Great Kills Harbor, Staten Island, NY circa 1963. She was built in 1955 by Van Dyke Boat Yard at Cornersville, MD. The "ISLAND QUEEN" sailed from Great Kills until 1971 when she was sold and relocated to Delaware as the "PHYLLIS KAY III" and after that, sailed as the first "STACEY LEE" from Wilmington, DE. She last sailed as Captain Richard Brindle's party fishing boat "INDIAN" from Kennebunkport, ME before being dropped from documentation in 2007. Her present fate is unknown.