Tag Archives: Captain Joe Ciaramitaro

Joe Popcorn From Virginia McKinnon

Hi Joey, I was looking through some old pictures and came across this picture of Joe Popcorn at St. Peter’s Fiesta in 1947.  With Joe is my brother, Paul Frontiero, who worked for Joe that summer. We lived at 14 … Continue reading

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Video- Gloucester MA Waterfront , Rockport, Bearskin Neck, 1959-1967 Part 1

Old reels of tape converted to digital files.  Ciaramitaro and Curcuru families.  Benny Curcuru, Auntie Annie, Captain Joe and Felicia Ciaramitaro.  Stage Fort Park, Gloucester Harbor, the Paint Factory, The Dragger Fleet, Downtown, Rogers Street, The Gloucester House, Bearskin Neck, … Continue reading

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The Sinking Of The Ben and Josephine Account From The Gloucester Daily Times

The Infamous Fred Buck At The Cape Ann Museum found the article from the Times with the account of how our Grandfather’s boat was sunk by the German Sub  on June 11, 1942 Gloucester Daily Times, June 11, 1942 ENEMY … Continue reading

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Thanks To The Infamous Fred Buck We Have Two Accounts From the Sinking Of Our Grandfather’s Boat The Ben and Josephine By German Sub in 1942

Article by Charles Dana Gibson, undated- On June 2,1942, the Ben and Josephine, an otter trawl dragger, left Gloucester, Massachusetts, at 7 p.m., in company with another dragger, the Aeolus. Both were bound for the Seal Island fishing grounds off … Continue reading

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Fred Buck Finds Another Picture Of Our Grandfather- Captain Joe Ciaramitaro- Thanks Fred!

From the Archives at The Cape Ann Museum.  ask and you shall receive- If you have any Gloucester topics from the past which you would like to find out about, go to the Cape Ann Museum and talk to the … Continue reading

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Our Grandfather Captain Joe 1946 Article From The Atlantic Fisherman Courtesy Fred Buck and The Cape Ann Museum

joey – ran across this page in ‘atlantic fisherman’ from 1946.  feel free to post in gmg.  it’s from the collection of the cape ann museum, full set of the publication from the 1920s to 1950s donated by the publisher, … Continue reading

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