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  • Category Archives: Military

    USN YC 1090

    The United States Navy’s YFN-1090 Barge was recently hauled out into our Shipyard. It was sandblasted from top to bottom and had all of its hardware removed and replaced with new stainless steel hardware.The hull rubber bracket bars were straightened and … Continue reading

    USN 15MWB – Overhaul

    The United States Navy 15 MWB  was recently hauled out into our Shipyard. It was sandblasted from top to bottom and had all of its hardware removed and replaced with new stainless steel hardware. The hull rubber bracket bars were straightened … Continue reading

    USCG Barracuda

    The 87’ United States Coast Guard Cutter “Barracuda” was recently launched and put back in service, on time and within budget. She was hauled out at the Platypus Marine shipyard for an extended period and had major dry dock repairs … Continue reading

    USN SWATH Catamaran

    USN SWATH Catamaran – Platypus Marine recently dry-docked the 40’ NAVY Survey Vessel MHS-1. During the dry-dock period, the aluminum SWATH catamaran underwent corrosion repairs to the hull, including a repainting of the topsides. The underwater body was painted with … Continue reading

    US NAVY – OLD MAN IV

    The US Navy’s 50’ Command Cutter, Old Man IV, recently completed a major dry-docking period at Platypus Marine. Designed by Ed Monk Sr., Old Man IV was delivered to the United States Navy in 1957 from the Puget Sound Naval … Continue reading

    USCG 47288

    USCG 47288 – The United States Coast Guard’s 47’ Motor Life Boat 47288 was recently haul out at Platypus Marine to perform fuel tank repairs. Even though this was an unscheduled event, Platypus Marine and was able to effect repairs … Continue reading

    USCG 64111 – Deck Reconditioning

    The United States Coast Guard’s 64′ Patrol vessel was recently launched from Platypus Marine Shipyard and put back in service. The vessel was hauled out for a major resurfacing and reconditioning of the main decks along with required routine maintenance. Work was … Continue reading

    USCG Blue Shark

    The 87’ United States Coast Guard Cutter “Blue Shark” was recently launched and put back in service, on time and within budget. She was hauled out at the Platypus Marine shipyard for an extended period and had major dry dock … Continue reading

    USN LT-1

    The U.S. Navy’s LT-1 was recently hauled out into our Shipyard. It was sandblasted from top to bottom and had all of its hardware removed and replaced with new stainless steel hardware. The hull rubber bracket bars were straightened and … Continue reading

    USN 64105

    USN 64105, a 63 foot Gladding Hearn, a Coast Guard escort vessel, was hauled out for work on the vessels port and starboard Collars. The Collars were removed and were replaced with new GFE Collars. In addition, the bow Collar … Continue reading

    USN ‘LB-7’

    The U.S. Navy’s LB-7 was recently hauled out into our Shipyard. It was sandblasted from top to bottom and had all of its hardware removed and replaced with new stainless steel hardware. The hull rubber bracket bars were straightened and … Continue reading

    USCG ‘Adelie’

    The 87’ United States Coast Guard Cutter “Sea Devil” was recently launched and put back in service, on time and within budget. She was hauled out at the Platypus Marine shipyard for an extended period and had major dry dock … Continue reading

    USN ‘MK-01’

    The United States Navy 65’ MK-1 Dive boat recently underwent major dry dock repairs at Platypus Marine. Repairs included major hull plate replacement on both port and starboard sides. Tank foundation repairs and bilge preservation was performed. The waste water, … Continue reading

    USN SV 64105

    USN SV 64105 vessel was recently launched from Platypus Marine Shipyard and put back in service. The vessel was hauled out for a major resurfacing and reconditioning of the main decks along with required routine maintenance. Work was completed and … Continue reading

    USCG 47272 Going back to Depoe Bay

    The 47 United States Coast Guard Cutter was recently launched and put back in service on time and within budget. The vessel was hauled out at the Platypus Marine shipyard for an extended period and had major dry dock repairs … Continue reading

    USCG Sea Devil Launches on time

    The 87’ United States Coast Guard Cutter “Sea Devil” was recently launched and put back in service, on time and within budget. She was hauled out at the Platypus Marine shipyard for an extended period and had major dry dock … Continue reading

    USN – LB-1 Overhaul

    The U.S. Navy’s LB-1 was recently hauled out into our Shipyard. It was sandblasted from top to bottom and had all of its hardware removed and replaced with new stainless steel hardware. The hull rubber bracket bars were straightened and … Continue reading

    ‘Patrol boat’ nearing completion.

    Platypus Marine has been performing corrosion control coating applications to a series of new build, high speed, Military Patrol boats. Once completed, they will be delivered to an undisclosed Eastern European client.

    Welcome Navy ‘LB-1’

    We would like to welcome the United States Navy’s vessel LB-1 to our shipyard.  We have been awarded 8 contracts with the Navy to do work on these boats.  LB-1 will be sandblasted, and given new paint, as well as … Continue reading

    USCG Motor Life Boat

    Recently we launched a USCG Motor Life Boat (MLB) from Platypus Marine.  While the MLB was here the hull was sandblasted, underwent repairs, received bottom epoxy coatings and anti-fouling paint.  During the project we also replaced hydraulic hoses among other repairs.  … Continue reading