This vessel is a forty two-year old, fiberglass constructed, U.S. built, commercial fishing
vessel, rigged for gillnetting. The vessel has a raked stem deep-vee bow, hard chine semi-displacement hull, a square transom aft. There is berthing for two persons in the v-berth, and one person at the convertible dinette. There is marine toilet. The pilot station with a complete set of engine gauges is located on the starboard side and has a single cushioned seat. The galley has a Dickinson oil stove with oven and a dining table with cushioned seats for four persons. There are four steering stations with controls: pilot station, flying bridge, aft starboard side of main cabin, and at the port stern deck. There is no AC panel. The main cabin has rubber non-skid flooring, the side walls and cabinets are oak veneer paneling. The aft end of the main cabin has a lockable door that leads out to the spacious fishing/work deck. Engine access is through a hatch in the main cabin floor. The work deck has four aluminum hatched insulated/RSW chilled fish holds with a capacity reported to be about 14,000 pounds. The aluminum hydraulic gillnet reel is on rails (can be moved fore/aft). There is a hydraulic level wind, and a hydraulic stern roller with two aluminum roller uprights. A narrow walk around deck with cabin top safety rails leads forward to the fore-deck. There is a flying bridge with
access from the port side. The vessel is propelled by a single (1994 est.) Detroit 471, 160 HP, 4-cylinder marine diesel engine (keel cooled and dry exhaust), connected to a Twin Disc 506 reduction gear, connected to a 1.5” s/s shaft, and attached to a three bladed bronze propeller. Average speed is 7.5 knots. Fuel consumption is estimated at 4 gallons per hour, giving an estimated range of 550 nautical miles, weather and load conditions permitting.
SPECIFIC AREA OF OPERATIONS:
The vessel is used for commercial fishing on the inside waters of Southeast Alaska, or as specified by the underwriter.
YEAR & MODEL:1971 Gillnetter, house forward (extended 6’ in 1994).
BUILT BY: Skookum Marine, Port Townsend WA.
Draft: 3’6” (est.).
Gross tons: 17.
Net tons: 14. Depth: 5’.
Fuel: 300 gallons, in two (150 each) FRP tanks (aft).
Water: 5 gallons in plastic container.
Holding tank: None.
Hydraulic oil: 30 gallons, aluminum tank.
HORSEPOWER:160 HP @ 2100 RPM.
NAVIGATION & COMMUNICATIONS:
Auto-pilot: Cetrek Propilot 700.
Plotter: Magellan Nav 6500.
GPS: Furuno GP-32 Navigator, #3464-8391.
Magnetic Compass: None.
Depth Sounders: Two, Furuno color; and Uniden QT-206 digital.
Radios: Two, Standard HorizonMarine VHF/FM’s, Eclipse #1N361028; and
Intrepid #940020379 (both DSC capable).
Horn: Portable (not sighted).
Placards: All required USCG placards are posted.
Searchlight: Ray-Line,12 volt, mounted top house, w/handle at helm.