15m Vivier Crabber
Darren Warters 

Description of Boat
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 static gear creel fishing, fitted with a vivier tank and dry hold, and manned by a crew of 6 men.    01 Jim_marking_out_for_new_contract.jpg (18436 bytes)
Jim marking out for new contract
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First consignment of steel arrives for new contract
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Accommodation section
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Lifting vivier tank
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Maneuvering engine room to keel
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Deck plates coming aboard

Plating has commenced on hull
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Rigging accommodation section for lifting

Below  deck  to  be  subdivided  by  four  watertight  bulkheads  into:  aft accommodation with steering gear, engine room, vivier, hold  and forepeak.    

Arial view of Crabber
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Bulwarks almost complete
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Rudder post being put into position
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Outer stern tube 
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Five inch pump for vivier tank
The main deck is to have a steel galley, mess and washroom casing, on starboard side, aft.  
Pot hauling position at starboard, forward.  Pot shooting door in transom bulwark.  
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Auxiliary engine
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Main engine

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Birds eye view showing shelter deck completed
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Welding in place outer stern tube
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Prop now in place
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Main construction of galley now completed
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Fordward hatch being fitted.
Shelter to be non-weathertight, aluminium forward, and open over pot hauling area.  

Wheel house coming aboard

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wave breaker fitted
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26 Engine_room.jpg (19054 bytes)
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Engine room with main engine & vivier pump
Aluminium, aft wheelhouse, and fore mast on shelter.   29 Stearing_completed_.jpg (15815 bytes)
Stearing completed
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Plumbing in engine room for galley & accommodation
Main Dimensions 

Siwrengale gets her name
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Owner and boat gets a blessing

Length overall 14.95 metres   

Length register 14.15 metres   

Breadth moulded 5.90 metres   

Depth moulded 3.50 metres   

Fuel capacity 8,900 litres   

Fresh water capacity 2,500 litres   

Vivier gross volume (approx) 23,000 litres   

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Lifting into water
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Siwrengale sits safely in the water

Wheel house
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auxiliary engine
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View of accommodation
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View of galley
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Siwrengale in Whitby harbor



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