Lucy Reinauer, according to Birk’s site–has an interesting history, acquired by one of her owners from lottery winnings.
She came off the ways in 1973, from Jakobson, source of many older boats in the sixth boro.
Franklin is a few years older, built in Louisiana, and formerly called Ocean Tower and Matthew Tibbett‘s, both names now used on other boats.
Meredith C. Reinauer is a 7200 hp behemoth, here pushing
All photos by Will Van Dorp