HELEN II, Montauk, NY – 1972
Captain George Glas' "HELEN II" from Montauk, NY circa 1972. Built in1958 at Somerset, MA, the Glas family lengthened this 50-foot steel vessel to 60 feet, made it into a triple screw rig, lengthened the deck house and replaced the interior cockpit deck with a flush deck. Sold to the Peterson Steamship Company in 1977, she was sailing the Great Lakes as the sightseeing vessel "CITY OF DOUGLAS" until 2005 when her ownership changed again. The current owners had problems maintaining the hull plating and the boat went out of service. Her present status and whereabouts are unknown.