VIKING II, Staten Island, NY – 1966
Captain Andy Kondracki's "VIKING II" from Shoals Dock at Great Kills, Staten Island, NY circa 1966. She was built in 1943 at Miami, FL for the US Navy as the 63-foot air-sea rescue boat "ARB-9460". At the conclusion of World War II, she was sold as surplus and began her party boat career sailing from Wildwood, NJ as Captain George Sinn's "MAROLYN". Captain George Sinn later sold this vessel to Captain Kondracki.