Bob-Bee

Trapboat. Named after Judge Robert Welch and his sister Beatrice. Found the dead body of James F. Morris, whose dory had capsized, in 1951. Caught a 960-pound tuna in 1954. The crew in 1955 was headed by Captain Manuel “Muggsy” Souza and included Joe “Tarts” Bent, engineer; Manuel “Burr” Ferreira, bow man; Phillip “Amos” Cook, dory man; and Francis Packet, all-around man.

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