M/V Mia Desa or M/V Miz Desa served Abaco ports in the 1970s – 1990s

MAILBOAT NAME: M/V Mia Desa or M/V Miz Desa
PAST NAMES: not known
DIMENSIONS: not known
YEAR BUILT: before 1973
BUILDER: not known
EARLY CAREER: not known
BAHAMAS CAREER: served as a mailboat from Nassau to Abaco ports of Marsh Harbour,
Treasure Cay, Green Turtle Cay, Hope Town
CAPTAINS: not known
OWNERS: not known

FATE: not known however no longer trading in since 2012 or so 

Sources: On this webpage the boat is named as “Miz Desa”: “Miz Desa leaves Tuesday at 5 pm and returns on Thursday at 7 pm. Sailing time is 12 hours. The fare is $45.”

Adventure Guide to the Bahamas, 3rd Edition 2003, by Blair Howard, page 147, “Mia Desa leaves Potter’s Cay, Nassau, for Marsh Harbour, Treasure Cay, Green Turtle Cay and Hope Town on Tuesday at 8 pm, returning on Thursday at 7 pm. Sailing time is 12 hours. The fare, one-way, is $45.”


With the below quote it is worth noting that the Champion II’s was built in 1986/1987 and its’ heyday was in the 1990s. http://www.bahamasbeachfrontvilla.com/Abaco-TreasureCay-Bahamas.html, in which it is written: “Mailboats: Mia Desa and Champion II $60 one way.”