ORIENT STAR II, Orient, NY – 2001
Captain Bill Russo's "ORIENT STAR II" from Orient, NY circa 2001. This 50-footer was built in 1955 by Price Boat Yard at Deltaville, VA as the "CAPT. GEO. ROMAN". Later, Captain Wayne Westerlind purchased the boat and renamed her as the "CAPT. WAYNE" and operated her from Captree, NY until 1966. She then became the "CAPT. SWANSON" from Captree, NY and after that, was Captain Bill Butler's "CAPT. WILLIE" from Montauk, NY. From 1985 to 1997, she sailed as Captain Mike Vegessi's "LAZY BONES" from Montauk, NY.