M/V Lisa J. II as the M/V Schokland, presumably in Netherlands in the 1950s.
Photo credit: copyright Willem Bouter, MarineTraffic.com, http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/shipdetails.aspx?mmsi=-5315436
MAILBOAT NAME: M/V Lisa J. II
PAST NAMES: M/V Schokland (1952-1985), M/V Netty (1985-?)
DIMENSIONS: 143.5′ long, 24.5′ wide, 10′ deep, 8.5 knots, diesel engine, 298 gross tons, 396 summer DWT capacity, IMO # 5315436
YEAR BUILT: 1952, by De Vooruitgang Boot, D. & Joh. Boot, Alphen Aan Den Rijn, Netherlands
EARLY CAREER: 1952-1960: owned by P&G Deckker, Groningen, Netherlands, 1960-1965: owned by G. Dekker, Groningen, April 1965 renamed M/V Netty by K. Boersma (Ripmeester & Co. N.V., Rotterdam, in December 1981 purchased by C. Bowleg and L. Adderley, remained as the Netty, under US ownership, 1985 named M/V Lisa J. II and transfered to C. Bowleg & L. Adderley of Nassau, N.P., Bahamas.
BAHAMAS CAREER: Since 1985 plying Nassau, North Andros: Morgans Bluff, Nichols Town, Mastic Point, roughly 6-hour passage, then back to Nassau.
CAPTAINS: not known but Mr. Bowleg or Mr. Adderley may have skippered her
FATE: still trading after more than 60 years….