ROCKET II, Boston, MA – 1969
Captain Matthew Hughes' "ROCKET II" at Boston Harbor Cruises, Boston, MA in May 1969. She was built in 1942 at Atlantic City, NJ as the 104-foot US Navy Air-Sea Rescue Boat "P-106". She sailed as the "SILVER STAR" before joining the Sheepshead Bay fleet in 1953 as Captain Dave 'Laddie' Martin's "ROCKET II".
She was sold in 1967 to Captain Matthew Hughes and joined his Boston Harbor Cruise Fleet at Boston, MA where she continued to sail under the same name before being relocated to the Bahamas in 1974.