M/V Bimini Mack served Bimini from the 1990s to the early 2000’s

Source: Dupuch Publications
PAST NAMES: not known
DIMENSIONS: 99.9 feet long, 207 gross tons, summer deadweight (carrying capacity) 350 tons, IMO # 8118047
CONSTRUCTION: steel, described as a “Ro-Ro/Passenger ship or Ro-Pax for Roll-on, Roll-off.
YEAR BUILT: 1981BUILDER: Saint Augustine Marine, St. Augustine FloridaEARLY CAREER: not known
BAHAMAS CAREER: served Bimini as a mailboat and passenger carrier from Nassau
CAPTAINS: not known
OWNERS: “Bimini Mack Association, Alice Town, Bimini” according to the Nassau “Tribune” “Renewal Boat License Family Island” announcement, Feb. 10, 2006, and in the same column of February 11, 2005 the owners are described as the “Bimini Businessman’s Association Alice Town Bimini,” giving the impression that ownership was something of a cooperative. FATE: not known – believed to be afloat still but whether in active service or not unsure
NOTES: “Bimini Mack” is cited in the archives of Cleveland Ohio industrialist Frederick C. Crawford, who donated a church bell to South Bimini. He had a home on Cat Cay and used the Bimini Mack to bring supplies there – his archives show the business correspondence. He was the head of TRW (Thompson Products Inc.). 


Bimini Mack leaving Bimini
Source: http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Caribbean_and_Central_America/The_Bahamas/Bimini_District/Transportation-Bimini_District-TG-C-1.html