Our Lass II

21.5 METRE TWIN-RIG TRAWLER

built for

Locker Trawlers, Whitby

Started October 2006
Completed July 2007

Steel hulled motor fishing vessel, having double chine hull, transom stern, semi bulbous bow, soft nose stem and with full length shelter deck.  Arranged for single and twin rig trawling. 

Steel is now arriving for new contract Fabricating frames now started Frames stacking up ready for assembly
Frabricating bulkheads in work shop Frames coming together on accommodation block Plating now under way  Engine room fuel tanks Fish room fuel tanks under construction Engine beds under construction
Keel laid, engine bed and main fuel tanks being assembled engine room bulkhead In final position Fabrication of bow thruster Welding well advanced in accommodation module Lifting fuel tanks for double bottom fish hold Final adjustments Fabricating deck frame section Fitting frames forward of engine room bulkhead
Fabrication of bow thruster well under way Welding fuel tanks to keel Accommodation module coming out of fabrication shed

Below deck to be subdivided by three watertight bulkheads into: aft accommodation with steering gear, engine room, fishroom and forepeak tank/store.

Skeg plating under way

The main deck is to have an athwartships, steel casing centred aft of midships for galley, mess and washroom.  

Coming into position In final position  Lifting deck plating on board Fitting deck plates Bulbous nose with bow thruster comes out of fabrication shed
 Preparing to take bulbous nose  Manoevring onto keel  Final adjustments  In final position Welding in fish room Setting up galley casing  Scaffolding now being erected for weather protection cover  Fitting bulwarks
Birds eye view  Net winches now fitted Fitting aft shelter deck frames

Aft side to have a steel shelter and integral gallow arrangement over net drum space, continued to transom.

Main engine Caterpillar 31412 arrives  Caterpillar 3306 auxiliary engine for generator and hydraulics Gear box arrives Daewoo auxiliary generator Cutting out for fitting stern tube Aligning stern tube prior to welding Engine room end of stern tube Welding stern tube to skeg
Towing and crane gantry under construction Spray painting engine room ready for engines Water tight doors fitted to galley casing Shaping forward hatch prior to fitting Hydraulic oil tank comes into engine room Auxillary generator and hydraulic engine coming into engine room Main engine steady into engine room
Net rollers now fitted
Hydraulic steering pumps on board Auxilary generator coming on board Replacing deck plating after installing engines Main gear box comes aboard Prop arrives Fitting aft hatch  Lips proppeller now fitted

Forward, to have a non-weathertight aluminium alloy fish handling shelter space with winch and watertight focsle store.

Insulation in accommodation complete and now joiners takeover Starboard bilge keel being fitted Wheel house under construction
 Radar and communications mast complete
Constructing winch beds Anchor pocket on forward bulwark View from outside Painting in net drum area started Aluminium shelter deck frames being erected Under shelter deck
Work well under way in engine room Aligning shaft in progress Fitting and aligning gear box Preparing for fitting of net rollers Good progress in the accommodation

Shelter deck to have aluminium alloy wheelhouse, foremast and landing derrick, trawl gallows and aft crane with power block. 

Preparing Lips nozzel for fitting Nozzel and rudder now fitted Thistlelift power crane coming on board Rigging wheel house ready for lifting Cod end derrick coming on board Welding derrick to deck Trawl winche now installed Lowering into position
Work started on floor in wheel house Shrink wrap cover now complete Welding fender bars Fitting main engine exhaust and silencer Silencer Panelling out in wheel house under way
Fitting main engine exhaust system
False floor removed and now ready for insulating bottom half of fish room   Main Dimensions  Oil feed pipes now fitted to prop shaft
Erecting frame work in fish room to take panelling Length Overall  21.00 metres 68' 10" 
Length Register  20.00 metres 65'  6" 
Breadth moulded 7.00 metres 22' 11" Hand rails under construction Over head monitor frames in wheel house near completion
Depth moulded 4.15 metres 13'  7"
Removing propeller to fit deep sea seal arrangement Fabricating forward fair leads for main trawl winch Draught aft (design) 4.15 metres 13'  7"
Fuel capacity (approx) 20,000 litres 4400 gal. 
Fresh water capacity  5,000 litres 1100 gal. Hydraulic pipe work well under way in aft shelter deck working area  Fish handling system being fitting
Ice Locker capacity 12 tonnes   
Welding aluminium fair lead covers Completed cover Joiner preparing for cable trays in wheel house Insulating bottom section of fish room under way Frames for monitors well under way in wheel house Evaporation coils being fitted for refrigeration system
Painting under way in net drum area Preparation for painting under shelter deck
Skippers seat in process of fitting Sand blasting has been completed Electronics engineer fitting monitor screens Mess deck and galley almost completed Painting hull well under way
Paul Robinson painting Locker coat of arms laid over White Rose of Yorkshire Anchor pocket applied with Rino Lining Fish room now completed
Covers come off Our Lass II Emblem of Locker trawlers painted by Paul Robinson General crowd photo by David Linkie Heavy rain didn't help the many spectators pleasure on both sides of the river Ready to christen Our Lass II. Photo by Dave Linkie
Toilet and shower room The crew
Tour of completed interior except for carpet fitting Our Lass 11 coming out of Whitby harbour for sea trials Our Lass 11 at sea in very calm conditions Tour of new Whitby trawler on fishing trials for Locker Trawlers Skipper James Locker and relife skipper Greg Wright. Photos by Dave Linkie
Fish handling area
Mess deck and galley Accommodation Engine room
 

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