2024 St. Patrick's Day Edition

Welcome to the 2024 Saint Patrick's Day Edition of Mike's Maritime Memorabilia!

Our spring edition includes 25 exceptional photographs of party fishing boats and the men behind them dating from 1953 through 2023.   The photo captions illustrate some of the rich and interesting history that surrounds them and simply put, this is our fishing heritage – enjoy and celebrate it!

Special thanks go to Arno Apel, Ray Bogan, Ralph Dejulia, Hal Hagaman, Rich Hamel, Preston Glas, Andrew Nazzaruolo, Tom Paolillo and Jessica Pearson for generously contributing some of the fine photographs and background information for our Saint Patrick's Day Edition.

Captain Bill Tuveri Sr., Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY – 1953
COLUMBIA Advertising Postcard, Brielle, NJ – 1958
BLUE HERON II, Riviera Beach, FL – 1977
APPLEJACK and CAPT. APPLEGATE, Atlantic City, NJ – 1982
KLONDIKE VIII, New Rochelle, NY – 1982
SEA TIGER, Atlantic Highlands, NJ – 1987
Captain Gary Bouchard, South Amboy, NJ – 1990
ELSIE-K PRINCESS Business Card, Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, NY – 1988
SEA HORSE, Atlantic Highlands, NJ – 1992
SUNSHINE, Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, NY – 1992
MARY M III, Barnegat Light, NJ –1997
TEAL at Hatteras, NC Advertising Card – 1998
SEA PIGEON IV, Perth Amboy, NJ – 2004
Captain Tom Buban, Atlantic Highlands, NJ – 2005
Atlantic Highlands Party Boat Row, Atlantic Highlands, NJ – 2006
ROSIE R, Belmar, NJ – 2007
ISLAND CURRENT IV, City Island, NY – 2010
ATLANTIC STAR Fare Ticket, Atlantic highlands, NJ – 2017
HEL-CAT II and HELEN III, Croton, CT – 2022