Floating Steel

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

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August 2016

Week ~ 59 (Click on post image to view more images)

Here she goes, the pilothouse, the ships nerve center. Follow its journey from the ground to its final resting place on top of, “Americas Finest”. And here it is! In all it’s glory…          

Week ~ 58 (Click on post image to view more images)

The pilotHouse has just left here (The Big House i.e.. fab shop) in the wee hours of the morning and headed for the main shipyard to meet up with its destined place, on top of, “Americas Finest”. Follow her short… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 57 (Click on post image to view more images)

Wheel House, (bridge, pilothouse) with a fresh coat of paint on her is set to roll out and over to the ship yard to be lifted up onto, ” Americas Finest “.  Here are some of the skilled men that… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 56 (Click on post image to view more images)

Ice Breaker! Otherwise known as the bulbous nose which is attached to the front of the bow module has come together as work continues towards completion. Work also continues on the opposite side, the stern.   PilotHouse being readied for the… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 55 (Click on post image to view more images)

Southside of bow module with bow thruster waiting for bulbous nose to be attached north end. And side view of module. Bulbous nose unit waiting to be moved to main yard to be attached to bow unit. Back at the Big… Continue Reading →

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