15m Gill Netter

Built for Nick Chapman in 2002          

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laying keel
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engine beds
The boat is to be a steel hulled motor fishing vessel of double chine, transom stern, semi bulbous bow, soft nose stem and with full length shelter, arranged for gill net fishing, having dry hold for boxed fish, and be manned by a maximum crew of 5 men.
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fish rooms frames and bulbus bow
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Plateing of hull
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plateing of bulbus bow
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engine room bulkhead
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Bulwark stanchions
Below deck to be subdivided by three watertight bulkheads into: aft accommodation with steering gear, engine room, hold and forepeak. 12 Fitting_of_berths.jpg (24595 bytes)
Fitting of berths
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Accommodation Painted ready for fit out

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Cat 3406 
Twin Disc Gear Box

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Auxiliary engine
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Fitting of steering gear
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Under aft shelter deck
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Stern tube fitted
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Forward view of wheel house
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Work on fitting out wheel house
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View from cherry picker
The main deck is to have a steel galley, mess and washroom casing, on port side, midships. Net hauling position to starboard, forward.
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Aluminium deck painted with etching primer
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Fabrication of wheel house mast
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New winch fitted
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Christmas lights
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Fish processing elevator installed

Net shooting hatches in aft end of shelter.
Shelter to be non-weathertight, aluminium clear of the galley casing, and have a forward hauling hatch and aft shooting hatches.
Aluminium, wheelhouse, wheelhouse mast, fore mast and mizzen mast.

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Successful sea trials
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Fish room
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Engine room
Main Dimensions

length overall 
length register
Breadth moulded
Depth moulded
Fuel capacity
Fresh water capacity
Ice capacity

14.95 metres

14.15 metres

 5.90 metres

 3.50 metres

13,620 litres

  2,500 litres

     8 tonnes

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33 The_Loo.jpg (9527 bytes)The Loo 34 Owner_in_the_galley.jpg (12899 bytes)

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