THUNDERBIRD, Cape May, NJ – 1979
The "THUNDERBIRD" from Cape May, NJ circa 1979. Owned and operated by Captain Bob Hitchner, she sailed from Cape Island Marina. Built in 1978 by Yank Boat Works at Tuckahoe, NJ, she later sailed as the "YANKEE PRIDE II" from Gloucester, MA and then as the "SPEEDY EXPRESS" from Captree, NY. She is presently sailing as Captain James Schneider's "JAMES JOSEPH II" from Huntington, NY. Rack card courtesy of Captain John Bogan Jr.