Steel-hulled motor fishing vessel of round bilge hull, transom stern, bulbous bow, soft nose stem and with full length shelter deck. Below deck she is subdivided by three watertight bulkheads into: aft accommodation for 10 crew, steering gear, engine room, fishroom and forepeak tank. The main deck has an athwartships steel casing at midships for galley, oilskins and washroom. Aft side has a steel shelter and integral gallow arrangement, over net drum space, continued to transom. Weathertight shelter on the forward side of the deck house for fish handling, fish hopper, locker for ice machines, trawl winch and focsle store. Shelter deck has trawl gallows, power block crane, net drums, split trawl winches, aluminium alloy wheelhouse, gilsen winch and landing crane.
“Valhalla was a special vessel for Parkol being our Yard No.050 on the year of Parkol’s 50th anniversary and, at 27.80 metres overall length, she is the largest vessel built on our Whitby yard to date” – Sally Atkinson.
Photo credit: Ceri Oakes.
|27-metre twin rig trawler