TWO BROTHERS and NAUTILUS II, Brooklyn, NY – 1942
This June 1942 photo taken off Highlands, NJ depicts the Sheepshead Bay party boats "TWO BROTHERS" under way and the "NAUTILUS II" anchored in the background. The vessels were most likely Sea Bass and Porgy fishing at the time. The "TWO BROTHERS" was built in 1929 at Brooklyn, NY and was operated by Captain 'Sparks' Telesca at the time. The "NAUTILUS II" was built in 1929 at Gerrittsen Beach, NY and was operated by Captains Joe and Frank Stefano. In 1947, the "NAUTILUS II" was sold to Captain 'Herbie' Hammer and became the "WHITBY" sailing from Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY.