TAMPA, Brooklyn, NY – 1949
Captain Rocco 'Rocky' Becker's "TAMPA" sailed from Pier 2 at Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY. She was built in 1943 at Algonac, MI and originally sailed as the US Army "J-711". The Becker Family would continue to sail party boats for the next fifty years and continues the family business and tradition with Captain Gene Becker's "TAMPA VII" from Point Pleasant, NJ. Postcard courtesy of Captain Tony 'Mo' Barbato.