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

Month

November 2015

Week ~ 20 (click on post image to view more images)

Featured image is module #205 set in the correct and permanent spot for, “Americas Finest”  entire construction. The rest of the ships construction will be built around it from here. The next image below, is of the next module #204… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 19 (click on post image to view more images) The mode of transportation at the shipyard can vary.

Ongoing work at the fab shop (big House) and…The ultimate work space!  I want one…

Torches ~ written by Jeremiah O’Hagan

These are torches. Oxy-fuel torches, to be precise. Propane is one fuel, but the hotter and more common fuel is acetylene. That makes these oxy-acetylene torches. They burn a mixture of acetylene and oxygen at 6,300 degrees F. Some torches… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 18 (click on post image to view more images)

Featured image is in the, “Big House” (fab shop) skillful construction of  flukes? They will bring in sea water to cool engine compartments on, “America’s Finest” and some curved components on the pattern grid. The rest of images are of… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 17 (click on post image to view more images)

Featured image is half of engine room, next image is from the other side of engine mod.  Next images is of two modules built right on top of each other, I believe #s 105 & 205. Next you can see… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 16 Hat Trick in the Rain (click on post image to view more images)

Module #102 rolled out of the Big House (fabrication shop) to place the deck on top to be fastened. The deck was positioned outside to be lifted up by the two cranes. Module 102 is rolled out on top of KMAG… Continue Reading →

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