HURRICANE, Neptune, NJ – 1964
The "HURRICANE" from Neptune, NJ and skippered by Captain Joe Galluccio circa 1964. She was built in 1945 at Portsmouth, VA as a US Navy Liberty Launch. She previously sailed as Captain Ralph Pennel’s "COCK ROBIN" from Point Pleasant, NJ. Captain Galluccio purchased her in the spring of 1964 and renamed her the "HURRICANE". In the fall of the same year, Captain Frank Kirchner bought her and she sailed as his "KING NEPTUNE" from Highlands, NJ. Photo courtesy of Captain Joe Galluccio.