Floating Steel

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


July 2016

Week ~ 54 (Click on post image to view more images)

Yes, its a net bin one of three to be built for Americas Finest. The pilothouse, all aluminum is shown in the background with her windows installed covered in black.   Top side of pilothouse almost finished with all aluminum… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 53 (Click on post image to view more images)

  This is unit #101 which consists of the rudder and stern assembly that is being connected to the hull. It takes three orchestrated huge cranes that move slowly and carefully to get it into place. (Note) if you go back and… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 52 Our one year mark! (Click on post image to view more images)

  This week is the 52nd post image which represents a year photographing and documenting “Americas Finest”. A 262ft. 50.5 beam state-of-the-art fishing trawler. A one-of-a-kind journey following the construction from day one to launch …   Installing a section of… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 51 (Click on post image to view more images)

Independence Day holiday at the ship yard…As I recall this nations independence owes much to the maritime industry. I have posted some images of Fishermans Finest at rest. The top deck, as always a great view! The bow is shaping… Continue Reading →

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