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  • Category Archives: Commercial Fishing

    Bulbous Bow Fabrication & Installation

    Platypus Marine is well versed in Bulbous Bow fabrication and installation. A Bulbous Bow is a protruding bulb located at the bow of a ship just below the waterline. Bulbs work well for vessels generally greater than 50 feet and the purpose of … Continue reading

    Karen Evich – Full Paint

    Karen Evich is a 58’ steel fishing vessel that was hauled out for repairs at Pacific Northwest shipyard Platypus Marine.  While located in the indoor facility, this hardworking fishing vessel underwent a complete sandblast and full commercial paint job, using … Continue reading

    Catherine Kate – Full Paint

    Catherine Kate, 58′ Delta Fishing Vessel was hauled out of the Port Angeles Harbor for her extensive drydock period. While in our Pacific Northwest Shipyard she was sanded down and then had   multiple coats of Awlgrip applied to the … Continue reading

    Provider, Remodeled Crab Fishing Boat

    Provider, a 27 ft fishing vessel, has been a new build construction since 2013 and has gone over multiple refits at our facility.  Platypus Marine has had the pleasure to work alongside a local fisherman as we improved his continuously … Continue reading

    Pacific Pride

    Pacific Pride, 50’ Kettenburg fishing vessel was hauled out at Platypus Marine for her indoor dry-dock maintenance. While located in Platypus Marine the vessel had its running gear removed, repaired and then reinstalled. In addition Platypus painters applied 1 coat … Continue reading

    Assurance

    Assurance, 60′ steel Schooner Crab/Tuna Fishing vessel was hauled out at Platypus Marine for her extended drydock period inside our indoor facility. While located in the pacific northwest shipyard, Platypus Marine painters sanded down and used owner supplied paint on the … Continue reading

    Qualay Squallum – Overhaul

    Qualay Squallum – Overhaul,  58′ Jensen Fishing Vessel was hauled out at Platypus Marine Inc for its extended drydock period.  While located in our indoor shipyard facility, the knowledgeable and experienced captain had the following work completed by his crew and … Continue reading

    Jamie Marie 2016 – Bottom Paint

    In early May of 2016 Jamie Marie was found in Ocean Shores Oregon run aground. The vessel did not lose any fuel or cargo during this unfortunate accident. The United states Coast guard assisted the fully functioning vessel to be … Continue reading

    Signe Lynn – Full Paint

    Signe Lynn, 58′ Fishing Vessel-was hauled out at Pacific Northwest Shipyard Platypus Marine for her extensive drydock period. The work on Signe Lynn included but was not limited to having the Hull and Pilot house painted with Awlgrip Black and … Continue reading

    Commander – Overhaul

    Commander, 58′ Delta,  Was hauled out at Pacific Northwest Shipyard Platypus Marine Inc. during her Dry dock period. Work included but was not limited to, deck resurfacing, removal and new installation of name graphics, installation of anchor protection plate for the … Continue reading

    North – Caulking Replacement

    North, 68’ Halibut Schooner , out of Neah Bay WA, was recently hauled out for some replacement caulking done the old fashioned way specialty of Platypus Marine. She also received a fresh coat of bottom paint and had zincs replaced … Continue reading

    Jamie Marie – Full Paint

    The 90’ commercial fishing vessel ‘Jamie Marie’ out of Westport, WA was just launched using Platypus Marines 550 ton travel lift.  Her owners, wanting her to always look her best, had her in for a quick topside touch up and … Continue reading

    Sea Hunt – Bottom Paint

    The Sea Hunt, a 90′ Long-liner, based out of Newport Oregon, was recently hauled out at Platypus Marine Shipyard. During her dry-dock period, she received a new sonar tube, two coats of Shark Skin anti-fouling paint and her zincs were replaced as needed. Her knowledgeable and … Continue reading

    Eclipse – Replacement Caulking

    Eclipse – Replacement Caulking – Eclipse, a 72’ wood schooner, out of Astoria Oregon, was recently hauled out for some replacement caulking done the old fashioned way specialty of Platypus Marine. She also received a fresh coat of bottom paint … Continue reading

    Freedom Sponsoning Video

    View the new video about the Freedom Sponsoning Project, just posted. For more detailed information, click here

    F/V Kelly Anne – Custom Bulbous Bow

    F/V Kelly Anne – Custom Bulbous Bow – Kelly Anne, a Fishing Tender  68′ steel vessel, was hauled out at Platypus Marine for a series of extensive configuration modifications along with routine maintenance items.  Platypus fabricated and installed a custom … Continue reading

    F/V Freedom – Sponsoning

    F/V Freedom undergoing major refit and sponsoning at Platypus Marine F/V Freedom Freedom, out of Petersburg Alaska, operates primarily as a salmon seiner and contract tender. A 53’ Delta, she was built in Seattle by Delta Marine Industries in 1980. … Continue reading

    F/V Pegasus – New Installations

    Pegasus, a 38′ Fiberglass single screw Fishing Vessel, Was hauled out at Pacific Northwest Shipyard Platypus Marine for repairs. A new deck hatch and Pilot house windows were installed as well has some structural reinforcement for the new mast. Pegasus is … Continue reading

    Qually Squallum – Switching Seasons

    Qually Squallum – Switching Seasons ,  58′ Jensen Fishing Vessel was hauled out at Platypus Marine Inc. to rotate from fishing gear to crabbing gear. The vessel also went through some minor metal repair work. The project was done both … Continue reading

    Pacific Raider – Bulb Bow Instillation

    The 50’ Intruder, built by Commercial Fiberglass, Inc., out of Friday Harbor WA, recently was dry docked at Platypus Marine. Aside from routine maintenance items, Intruder’s knowledgeable owner, had Platypus install one of their composite bulbous bows, to increase operational … Continue reading