Floating Steel

Follow the construction of a Bering Sea Fishing Trawler from start to finsh

Month

August 2015

Week ~ 5 (8.21.15 & 8.27) click on post image to view more images

8.21  more pieces constructed in fab shop (busy place)  8.27  support columns  welded together rather retro looking I am sure for strength.

Week ~ 4 Pre-engineered components manufactured in Seattle for “Americas Finest” (click on post image to view more images)

      Quite spectacular processes of cutting the seemly endless numbers  of steel pieces that all have to be numbered for the end game.

Week 3 ~ (7.22.15) (click on post image to view more images)

3rd. week of construction the midship module is worked on upside down, then after completion it will be flipped up. Upside of module as seen will then be in the water as she sails. The approx. 3/4″ thick steel at… Continue Reading →

Week 2 ~ (7.14.15) miscellaneous images (click on post image to view more images)

  Welding owner at Keel Laying Ceremonies / Specialist taking crucial measurements on midship module  

Week 2 ~ (7.10.15 ) click on post image to view more images

Images consists of first module at midship, as you can see arrow (by StickMan) pointing to midship. Module is being constructed upside down because of shape. Module will be turned or flipped to its natural side when needed.  Parts for, ”… Continue Reading →

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