ELMAR, Brooklyn, NY – 1949
The "ELMAR" from Pier 9, Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY and skippered by Captain Frank Rau circa 1949. She was a converted World War II subchaser, the "SC-1329". Captain Frank is the son of Captain Gus Rau of the "ELMAR III". The Captain's message on the back of the picture says "The mackerel are here, so come down and get your share before the codfishing season starts."