ROSE R II, Brooklyn, NY – 1937
The party boat "ROSE R II" circa 1937. Captain Dick Person sailed her from Stahle's Pier in Canarsie, Brooklyn, NY. The caption on the bottom of the picture says, "Hungry crowd awaits unloading of 1st boat in from annual gefilte fish tourney. Canarsie shore." Built in 1913 at Patchogue, NY for Captain Gus Rau, the "ROSE R II" had a whopping 100-horsepower engine.