2016 Holiday Edition – JIB V, Captree, New York – 1980
Captain Bert Blum's "JIB V" and from Captree, NY circa 1980. The "JIB V" was built in 1970 by James Gillikin's Machine & Supply Co. at Beaufort, NC and was launched in June of that year. She later operated from Montauk, NY as the whale watch boat "FINBACK I" before returning to Captree, NY where she continues to sail as the "LAURA LEE". Photo courtesy of Joan Richards.