M/V CAT ISLAND PRINCESS explosion off Andros 1969, rescued by AUTEC vessels

As said at the outset and maintained today, MailboatsBahamas is a cooperative blogspot, enriched with the contributions of readers. Last year Mr. Rod Fruendt let me know about a vessel I didn’t know about, the CAT ISLAND PRINCESS, about which I have not been able to learn much. Mr. Fruendt and his colleagues went to the rescue of the vessel off the AUTEC base in Andros, and here is what he wrote in 2015:

Many thanks to Mr. Eddie Spargur, eddiespargur@gmail.com for starting a page on FaceBook for AUTEC veterans and for sharing this screen shot from that page. We appreciate the input!