The iconic ‘S.S. Minnow’. (HA Photography, 2020)

The iconic ‘S.S. Minnow’. (HA Photography, 2020)

PQBeat: Ken Schley shares tales of Dawn Wells, the ‘S.S. Minnow’ and more

Podcast: Quality Foods founding partner a co-owner of iconic ‘Gilligan’s Island’ boat

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For our latest installment (click the arrow in the top left of the above photo to listen), PQB News/VI Free Daily editor Philip Wolf and publisher Peter McCully talk with Ken Schley, well-known as one of the founding partners of Quality Foods, a supporter of many charities on the Island over the years and, along with partner John Briuolo, the owner of the S.S. Minnow, the iconic boat from the 1960s TV show ‘Gilligan’s Island’.

READ MORE: ‘Gilligan’s Island’ star Dawn Wells dies, COVID-19 cited

A transcript of the podcast appears in Wednesday’s print issue of the PQB News.

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Dawn Wells (Mary Ann from ‘Gilligan’s Island’) aboard the ‘S.S. Minnow’. (Photo submitted, courtesy Ken Schley)

Dawn Wells (Mary Ann from ‘Gilligan’s Island’) aboard the ‘S.S. Minnow’. (Photo submitted, courtesy Ken Schley)