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October 2015 MAINE COASTAL NEWS Page 15. John Williams Boat Co.’s New 50 Ton Travelift


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 The John Williams Boat Company


turned to Marine Traveliſt when it sought to enhance its operations. JWBC is a custom builder of Stanley Yachts, in the style of tra- ditional Maine lobster boats; it also provides full repair and restoration services, as well as indoor and outdoor storage facilities for at least 100 vessels. T e new 50 BFMII is the second Ma-


rine Traveliſt purchase for JWBC. Its fi rst purchase was in 1974, when JWBC became the fi rst boatyard on Mount Desert Island to get a Marine Traveliſt mobile boat hoist.


T e company’s original 30 AMO is still on the job, where it has provided liſt ing and launching services for more than 40 years. “In 1974, it was the largest liſt in eastern


Maine,” said John “Jock” Williams, JWBC’s founder and president. “Hinckley only had a 20-ton. It was a really big liſt for this area.” Fast forward to 2015, and Williams said


customers were wondering why JWBC had just one 40-year-old mobile boat hoist. “All the other yards had new machines,”


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                 


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