Captain Dave Bogan Sr. 1940 - 2014

IN MEMORIAM – CAPTAIN DAVE BOGAN SR. 1940-2014
Captain Dave Bogan Sr. at the helm of the "PARAMOUNT" circa 1981. Captain Dave operated many of the Bogan family boats at Brielle, New Jersey at one time or…
Swimmimg with Grandpa – 1949
Grandpa says "Okay kids, you can have a five minute swim and then it's back to work you go!" Left to right are Maude D'Amato, Tom Bogan, Dave Bogan Sr., William…
COLUMBIA fishing trip – 1950
The results of a fishing trip aboard Captain Jack Bogan's "COLUMBIA" in August 1950. Like any young lads, they were out fishing on a boat with their pals and…
PENNSY, Brielle, NJ – 1956
The "PENNSY" from Brielle, NJ circa 1956. She was owned by the Bogan family and operated by Captain Roy Skillman. The "PENNSY" was a converted World War II PT…
JAMAICA, Brielle, NJ – 1957
The original "JAMAICA", from Bogan’s Brielle Basin, Brielle, NJ circa 1957. Stowman Shipyards, Dorchester, NJ built this 65 foot boat in 1957 and two GM 110…
PARAMOUNT, Brielle, NJ – 1958
Stowman Shipyards at Dorchester, NJ built the fourth "PARAMOUNT" in 1958 and Captain James Bogan Sr. manned the helm. He was followed by Captain Dave Bogan Sr.…
JAMAICA, Brielle, NJ – 1962
Built in 1961 by James Coppedge & Sons at Diesel Shipbuilding Co., Jacksonville FL, this "JAMAICA" was the first steel vessel in the Bogan fleet. She was often…
PARAMOUNT, Brielle, NJ – 1962
The "PARAMOUNT" from Brielle, NJ circa 1962. This steel vessel was built by Blount Boats & Shipyard at Warren, RI in 1962 and was initially operated by Captain…
PARAMOUNT, Brielle, NJ – 1963
The first steel hulled "PARAMOUNT" circa 1963. Built by the Blount Marine Corp. at Warren, RI, the 95 foot "PARAMOUNT" was initially operated by Captain John…
CLAUDIA JO, Brielle, NJ – 1985
Captains Dave and Paul Bogan's "CLAUDIA JO" from Brielle, NJ circa 1985. Built in 1982 at Groton, Connecticut, this 50-foot steel boat was used for "clams,…
Picking Clams Aboard the CLAUDIA JO – 1985
Dave Bogan Sr. and Paul Bogan sort through a load of clams on the deck of the "CLAUDIA JO". "Someone had to get a picture of me picking clams! On my left is…
BRIELLE BASIN, Brielle NJ – 1986
A view of the Brielle Basin fleet at Brielle, NJ circa 1986 showing the party boat "PARAMOUNT" and the commercial clam/bait boat "CLAUDIA-JO". Captain Dave…