YANKEE DOODLE II, Jersey City, NJ – 1941
The "YANKEE DOODLE II" from Jersey City, NJ circa 1941. The boat was built 1912 at Brooklyn, NY as Captain Fred Wrege's "MJR II" from Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. It then sailed as Captain Charlie Vreeland's "YANKEE DOODLE II" from Long Branch, NJ. After that, the boat sailed as Captain Russel Tonks "YANKEE DOODLE II" from Jersey City, NJ. It was later relocated to Brooklyn as a launch and then dismantled in 1956. The photo is courtesy of Skip Tonks.