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Fundraiser! Restoration of the F/V Easy Lady

The F/V Easy Lady has been a part of Shem Creek for decades. She is a wooden crab boat with lots of history.  She is the only remaining wooden crab boat in the Creek. Follow the story of the Easy Lady.  Be a part of the craftsmens hands as she  is returned to her beautiful scantlings by friends with genuine concern. Join the craftsmen, crew, and Captain in sending the Easy Lady back to Shem Creek as a powerful, working symbol of why the Creek should be preserved. The Easy Lady has a long  way to go.  With work already  in progress, and by working together, she will become the lady we all want her to be. Click here to donate F/V Easy Lady on face book 16:34

The Easy Lady restoration almost complete – Lowcountry treasure ready to return to her berth

EP-151129875.jpg&Maxw=600&Q=90The Easy Lady has belonged solely to Cpt. Kenneth Ezell for 10 years. But after a public appeal went out to help the captain restore this commercial crabbing boat and save her from sinking, she’s almost as a good as new from keel to chine. More importantly, Ezell, who is forever grateful, considers himself only as her caretaker now. “She now belongs to Mount Pleasant and her citizens,” he said. The Easy Lady is now part of the whole of Mount Pleasant, he explained. He considers her the crown jewel of his career, which is about to take another turn. Read the article here  F/V Easy Lady on face book 11:12

The Easy Lady – Restoring the wooden boat from keel to chine and one plank above

Easy Lady is in need of repairs to return the ship to its former gloryMore often than not, the sentimental and historical value of something is more than the sum of its parts. Such is the case of The Easy Lady, a well-known commercial fishing boat in Shem Creek. She’s owned by Captain Kenneth Ezell who considers her the crown jewel of his career. The Easy Lady has a hydraulic pot hauler and is designed to catch 100 bushels of crabs a day to be delivered to local picking houses. The ship can also be converted to a shrimp boat in under 45 minutes. There is nothing else like it on Shem Creek. Read the rest here 16:32