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Launched on the 14th September this 24m Trawler will, once her fit out is complete, be fishing out of Fraserburgh under the watchful eye of owner Sandy West.  She will be fishing with a crew of 8/9 men with an ice locker of 6 tonnes.  We are looking forward to hearing how she performs once her sea trails are completed

Having round bilge hull, transom stern, bulbous bow, soft nose stem and with full length shelter deck.  Arranged for single and twin rig trawling.   Below deck is to be subdivided by three watertight bulkheads into: aft accommodation with steering gear, engine room, fishroom and forepeak tank.

The main deck is to have, deckhouse for galley, mess, oilskins and washroom offset to starboard, hopper and catch handling to starboard side.  Aft side is to have a steel shelter and integral gallow arrangement, over net drum space, stern ramp to shelter.  Weathertight shelter catch handling and winch space.   

Shelter deck is to have: stern ramp, bag hatch, gilsen gantry, trawl gallows, power block crane, landing crane and aluminium alloy wheelhouse.    She is fitted with 2 x Zeigra ice machines capable of producing 1 tonne of fresh water ice per day.

Build Number #46

Steel Hull Motor Trawler

Westward Fishing Co Sandy West
Home Port: Fraserburgh

Completed: September 2019

Technical Specification
Hull Material:
Steel
Main Engine:
Mitsubishi S6R2 T2
Auxiliary Engine:
Mitsubishi 6D16-T
Gearbox:
Reintjes WAF 474L 7.476:1 reduction gearbox
Propeller:
2500mm
Nozzle Diameter:
2510mm
Length OA:
24m
Beam MLD:
7.8m
Moulded Depth:
4.25m
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