Description of Boat
|Steel arriving ready for construction of 18.5m crabber for Ronnie Norquoy of Celtic Dawn Fishing Ltd|| |
The boat is to be a steel hulled motor fishing vessel, of double chine, transom stern, bulbous bow, soft nose stem and with full length shelter, arranged for static gear creel fishing, fitted with a vivier tank and manned by a crew of 7 men.
| Welding frames for accommodation module||Accommodation module under construction||Construction on accommodation well under way|| |
|Fabricating aft transom||Vivier-Galley and fuel tanks section under construction|| Aft transom now in place||Vivier-galley and fuel tanks still under construction|| Plating on vivier section well under way||Welding up inside vivier|| |
|Bottom plates on accommodation module complete||Welding inside accommodation||Vivier-galley and fuel tank section out of fabrication shed into construction area||Galley casing-fresh water tank and vivier trunking now under construction|| Bulbus nose section under construction|| |
|Fitting frames in bate store area||Fitting frames in galley area||Main engine arrives|
Below deck is to be subdivided by three watertight bulkheads into:-
Aft accommodation cabins with steering gear.
Vivier and fuel tanks with galley, washroom and bait lockers over.
|Construction in engine room area||Vivier access tunnel and pipe work being installed|
Hull plating well under way showing stainless steel insert
|Rope well||Engine beds||Preparing accommodation module to remove from fabrication shed|| |
|Coming out of shed||Now ready for lifting onto hull|| Accommodation module now in place||Shower room and lobby area||Plating in accommodation area||Water tight door fitted between accommodation and lobby||Plating bulbous nose.|| |
|Plating hull almost complete||Birds eye view|| Forward view of engine room||Birds eye view of plating bulbous bow almost complete||Aluminium arrives for wheel house and shelter deck||Starboard aft casing||Final welding inside fuel tanks|| |
|Fitting bile keel on starboard side||Aluminium wheel house under construction||Anchor pocket under construction||Bow section comes out of fabrication shed|| Lifting started|
|Welding to hull under way||Engine now installed|| |
|Aluminium wheel house being lifted onto aluminium shelter deck||View from aft||Stern view of crabber|| |
| Welding buzz bars for aluminium to steel welding on shelter deck||Stern tube being fitted|| Installing vivier pipe work system|| |
The main deck is to have:-
Steel deckhouse to starboard, for: toilet, oilskins and stairs.
Galley and accommodation escape trunks to port.
Focsle store with CO2 locker.
Forward engine room access and exhausts.
Pot hauling position at starboard, forward.
Main pot shooting door in transom bulwark.
Shooting tables at starboard opening and at stern.
|Crab shutes under construction||Constructing Forward--exhaust mast|| Forward exhaust-mast now complete and ready for painting|| |
|Wheel house mast|| |
|Joiners constructing bunks in accommodation block||Escape hatches from galley and accommodation||Wheel house mast now fitted|| |
|Landing hatch under construction||Hauling hatch under construction||Final welding on stern tube|| Floor in wheel house under construction|| |
| Entrance to hatch accessing lobby-shower room under construction in wheel house||Protective cover now fitted over crabber||Lobby and second shower area under construction||Final welding on exhaust stack|| |
|Windows in wheel house being fitted||Rudder post now fitted||Fitting out in Lobby and second shower area||Bait store painted out ready for lining|| |
|Insulating in wheel house||Prop shaft being fitted||Joiner cutting panelling for fitting into wheel house|| Fitting of hand rails now completed|| Bunk in wheel house under construction|| Panelling in lobby-shower room complete|
Shelter is to be non-weathertight, aluminium, and have a hatch over pot hauling area.
Aluminium, aft wheelhouse, and fore mast on shelter.
|Panelling in accommodation well under way|| Preparing to fit prop|| Skippers bunk in wheel house||Final welding in rope well||Shooting door under construction||Progress in mess deck-galley||Showing just two of the bunks in the accommodation area, near to completion||Final phase on welding aluminium hand rails|| |
|Fabrication of pot hauling system||Fitting valve on diesel service tank in engine room||Fitting intermediate shaft||Through vivier tank||Pot hauling work area under shooting door||Fridge freezer fitted in mess deck-galley area||Hull has been shot blasted and base coat of paint now applied.||Pipe work out of engine room welded up and ready for galvanizing|| |
|Fitting flooring in starboard bait store to be ready for fiber glassing|| Rino flooring laid under shelter deck and painters now preparing to paint underside of shelter deck||Main Dimensions ||Painting well underway to completion||Pipe work now galvanized and ready for fitting.|| |
|Length Overall ||18.50 metres || |
|Length Register ||16.49 metres || |
|Breadth moulded||6.40 metres || |
|Depth moulded||3.70 metres|| Jurastic flooring fitted||Pot handling area alomst complete|| |
| Electronics now being installed in wheel house||Galley-mess deck almost complete.||Fuel capacity (approx)||10,000 litres || |
|Fresh water capacity ||4,000 litres|| |
|Vivier gross volume (approx)||38,000 litres|| |
|Ronnie Norquoy and family arrive in Whitby to see thier new boat being launched|| Noronya ready for lifting||Sarens crane swings Noronya over the river Esk|| |
|Covers come off Noronya ready for launch day|| Noronya's bow crest black raven over a celtic cross, artist Paul Robinson||Norquoy family pose after christening ceremony|| |
| Noronya sits safe in Whitby harbour ready for final fitting out|| Main working area under shelter deck||Crab handling area||Tour of accommodation awaiting carpets being laid||Lobby area with shower and toilet, washing machine and dryer|| |
|Tour of wheel house|| |
| Laminate flooring laid in wheel house||Noronya swing compass in Whitby harbour||Noronya coming out of Whitby on her sea trials|| |