Floating Steel

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


February 2016

Week ~ 33 (click on post image to view more images)

I am so impressed at how, “America’s Finest” is taking shape. I know that she still a long way from completion but she sure is coming into her own. Here she is from her port side from the stern facing… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 32 (click on post image to view more images)

Stern side (facing south) construction on going for important engine compartment area.   Inside view of work to engine compartment, stern side. Birds eye view of starboard side facing north to bow. Inside wall facing hull under construction. Unaware volunteer walking… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 31 (click on post image to view more images)

Now here is a hunk of steel that is destined to float…   Looking from the aft-most part of the ship (stern) north towards the bow. You really start to get an idea of the size of, “America’s Finest”. On… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 30 (click on post image to view more images)

Moveable construction staircase attached to north facing forward section. View of attached modules from south end. Looking down at south end module where construction is under way on, “low pressure receiver “. Resting tools of the trade… I do not take… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 29 (click on post image to see more images)

Crucial and precise work needed for aluminum structure for pilot house is under way.The majority of the Big House is utilized for this purpose at this time.   Back in the main ship yard work is ongoing and progressing for,… Continue Reading →

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