In the News: Shem Creek’s Newest Captain and Boatowner

Sully Witte of the Moultire News profiles Shem Creek’s newest shrimp boat owner, Vasa Tarvin, 21, in the May 8, 2012 article, “There’s a new boat on Shem Creek.” Tarvin learned the shrimping trade under one of the oldest names in the shrimping industry, Captain Wayne Magwood. Today, Tarvin  is the captain of his own boat called Miss Paula, named […]

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In the News: A legend leaves Shem Creek, again

Chris McCandlish of the Moultire News profiles Shem Creek’s legendary shrimp boat captain Junior Magwood, in the September 1, 2010 article, “A legend leaves Shem Creek, again.” Nearly 10 years after legendary shrimp boat captain Junior Magwood departed from the earth and Shem Creek, his storied boat  is leaving Mount Pleasant for the gulf. Read more about Junior Magwood and […]

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