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Fishing Vessel | Seafreeze America

227.8′ x 45′ Factory Trawler; US Seafoods

Fishing Vessel Major Conversion Project: Originally built as a 187’ x 45’ US Navy Research Vessel at Halter Marine Corporation in 1991 as the USNS John McDonnell (T-AGS 51). Hockema provided design, engineering, and support for the major vessel conversion project, which was completed in 2016 at US Seafoods’ facility in Seattle, WA:

  • Vessel length was increased from 187’ to 227.8’.
  • Design & arrangement of the fish catching & processing systems/equipment.
  • Design of all structural modifications to the hull.
  • Hockema designed Gantry added to the stern extension.
  • Cargo Hold (dry) capacity 37,900 cu ft.
  • Updated Stability book provided.
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