Floating Steel

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

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October 2016

Week ~ 68 (Click on post image to view more images)

Work continues on the smoke (exhaust) stack in the Big House (fab shop). And these three guys are at it… This is the new compressor room, not too much room…looks like we have a guest entrant. Next, take a look… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 67 (Click on post image to view more images)

This guy is having a wonderful day…he is standing in the main cargo hull. I have not taken an image down here for a while. A lot of work going on here for sure. It always amazes me how many… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 66 (Click on post image to view more images)

These men are waiting for the first of over 100 plus tons of new machinery for “Americas Finest”, wow! And she will still float! The engine, gear box and generator. For you purists the last image is a copy of… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 65 (Click on post image to view more images)

Lately when I walk throughout the ship, one thing keeps coming to mind. This is either a pipe fitters dream or nightmare. The image is the view where the engine will be placed underneath the temporary boards you see. This next image… Continue Reading →

Week ~ 64 (Click on post image to view more images)

Looking NW at the new additions to the stern (back end) of, “Americas Finest”. Next image is the welders view of the inner section of the bow that is under construction and will be sealed. You can see all the… Continue Reading →

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