BETTY W III, Brooklyn, NY – 1985
The "BETTY W III" from Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY and skippered by Captain Al Coley circa 1985. She was built in 1975 by East Bay Boat Works, Harkers Island, NC as Captain Ron Robbins' "HOLIDAY" and sailed from Cape May, NJ. She later became Captain Jack Endean's "HOLIDAY" from Point Pleasant, NJ before becoming the "BETTY W III". In 1986, Captain Coley sold her to Captain Marty Haines Jr. and she became the "SEA PIGEON IV" from Perth Amboy, NJ. In 2007, she became Captains Tim and Lauren Griffith's MIDDLEBANK II and now sails from Bridgeport, CT.