Fruitful Bough

Project Details

Steel-hulled motor fishing vessel, first one of Ian Paton’s (of SC McAllister) new design of a round bilge hull, with particular attention given to the bow and underwater stern sections. With a full bulbous bow, flared bow section and fine waterline entry make sure that her beam is carried well forward.

Arranged for single and twin rig trawling.

Below deck she is subdivided by three watertight bulkheads into: aft accommodation with steering gear, engine room, fishroom and forepeak tank. The main deck has an athwartships, steel casing at midships for galley, mess, 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, ice machine and trawl winch in a separate focsle compartment. Shelter deck: trawl gallows, power block crane, aluminium alloy wheelhouse, bag hatch gilsen frame and landing crane.

The wheelhouse is the first new build of its class to be fitted with Woodsons’ new 4K Multiview control system, consisting of three 49in display screens and a further eight 24in monitors arranged in the overhead console and aft at center trawl console. Also fitted are 2 x 8 CCTV camera system, with a further 2 cameras serving the aft quarter. Her full CCTV system includes an underwater hull camera focused on the propeller, nozzle and rudder.

Yard Number 045
Description 22-metre trawler
Build Year 2019
Flag UK
Construction Steel
Length O/A 22.20 m
Breadth Moulded 7.50 m
Depth Moulded 4 m