Shipmates circa 1950

 Pictured  above are the "Shipmates", a club started by two loving mothers for the  young boys of Avon by the Sea, NJ in the absence of a Cub or Boy Scout  troops.  Thanks to Hal Blades, here are the names of a few of the  shipmates pictured above: Paul Roundy, Harold Blades, Fred Blades, Roy  Sofield, Jerry Hauselt, Doug Johnson, Ed Strunce, Ted Huff, Ted Johnson,  Skip Fee, Wally Gillis, Frank Tilton, Sonny Kenyen, Jim Sangston, Larry  Brighton, Paul Mitchell, Gary Conover