The MY John Paul DeJoria is a former Island Class security vessel operated by Sea Shepherd. It's former name was the USCG Pea Island. Originally the vessel was called Jules Verne but Sea Shepherd was forced to change it after they got into a lawsuit with the copyright holder. It's first mission was to look for a drowning man off the Florida Keys. The John Paul DeJoria is currently in route to the Cayman Islands as part of Operation Treasured Islands a new campaign whose goal is to stop shark poachers in and around Galapagos.