AMERICA, Brooklyn, NY – 1949
The "AMERICA" was owned and operated by Captain John 'Jackie' Michael and sailed from Pier 8 at Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY. Built in 1927 at Brooklyn, NY, she first sailed from Sheepshead Bay as Captain Frank Schwarzbach's party fishing boat "FISHER". In 1962, she was sold and sailed from Sheepshead Bay as the "BROOKLYN". After that, she sailed as the "CAPT. RED" from Sheepshead Bay.