WW II Archaeology

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in Kingston NY of all places. Five WW II PT boats, 2 from the Elco works of my hometown. One is the last left of the breed.

 
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The one with the teeth was running when blocked, the other 4 not so much, but some nice mahogany under the paint I'd bet. The building to the left is the Cornell Steamboat Company, circa 1827. The one to the right is a restaurant.
 
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The Big Flamingo was a PT Boat used as a sight seeing boat out of Wildwood, NJ in the 50's and 60's. I remember seeing her off the coast and I think I rode on her.
There were several used as party boats along the coast. I know I was on one from Wildwood as a kid for fluke. My Father was a good friend of the Jack Bogan, both grew up in Bayonne, always fished Bogan's boat's out of Brielle and Pt Pleasant Beach, liked the Shamrock. I have a bunch of fare tickets from way back, old reels and cane poles. Fishing was a lot simpler back then :D