EVELYN and FLYING D, Brooklyn, NY – 1930 In 1930 the "EVELYN" was owned by 'Jake' Martin and operated by Captain Ted Alexander, who would eventually purchase her in 1935. The "FLYING D" was built in 1898 at Long Island City, NY. In 1934, she became Captain John Maculuso’s "AMERICA" (one of two vessels sailing under that same name from Sheepshead Bay at the time).