BETTY W II, Brooklyn, NY – 1977
The "BETTY W II" from Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY circa 1977. The "BETTY W II" was built in 1959 for Captain Ken Wright by the Scott McBurney Boat Yard at Brooklyn, NY. Captain Ken's first mate, the well-known Captain Al Coley, took over the business from his mentor and continued to operate the vessel from Sheepshead Bay. Sold in 1983, she became the "SUNSHINE III" from Sheepshead Bay. She ran aground near Rockaway Inlet in 1987 and was dismantled. Photo courtesy of John Cairns.