M/V Mal Jack served South Andros from Nassau in the early 2000’s

DIMENSIONS: 172 gross tons
BUILDER: not known
EARLY CAREER: from 1983 to the 1990s its early career is not know, probably in the US
BAHAMAS CAREER: Kemp’s Bay, Long Bay Cays and the Bluff, South Andros from Nassau
CAPTAINS: not known
OWNERS: not known – possibly Jack Andrews of MalJack or Mal-Jack Construction (not verified)
FATE: On April 27, 2001 the Mal Jack was grounded in Andros (Lloyd’s Casualty Week, below says it was “Hatchet Bay”). For the next five years, until May 2006 it may or may not have returned to service, however in May 2006 it was sold to new owners (Mr. Murillo) in Honduras and was towed from Freeport to Roatan, Hondruas. (see below)

NOTES: the travel guide Fodor’s Bahamas in a recent edition had the Mal Jack serving Andros, leaving Mondays at 11 PM, returning Wednesdays. The trip took 7 hours and cost $30. 

Source: http://www.fodors.com/world/caribbean/bahamas/andros-bimini-and-the-berry-islands/andros/planning_h2672556_getting-here.html

The site http://bahamas4u.com/bahamasmailboat.html has her leaving Nassau again on Friday at 10PM and returning to Nassau at Sunday at 10PM. 

“MAL JACK (Bahamas) Freeport, Bahamas, Apr 24 — General cargo Mal Jack was sold to a
Mr Murillo of Honduras and departed Freeport under its own power, bound for Roatan, Apr 15. — Lloyd’s Agents. (Note — Mal Jack broke free of mooring at Andros Island and grounded in Hatchet Bay Apr 27, 2001.)”

Source: Lloyd’s Casualty Week, May 5, 2006: http://digilib.lib.unipi.gr/dspace/bitstream/unipi/1873/1/Casualty_Week_May_5.pdf