Steel-hulled motor fishing vessel of double chine, transom stern, bulbous bow, soft nose stem and with full length shelter. Arranged for static gear creel fishing, she is fitted with a vivier tank and dry hold with refrigerated bait lockers, and manned by a crew of a maximum of 10 men including the skipper.
Below deck subdivided by four watertight bulkheads into: aft accommodation with steering gear, engine room, vivier, hold and forepeak. Main deck: aft steel galley, mess and washroom casing. Pot hauling position at starboard, forward. Shelter is non-weathertight, aluminium forward, hatch over pot hauling area. Aluminium aft wheelhouse and fore mast on shelter.
The vessel is designed so that when the vivier tank is pumped out and has a starboard lift to assist unloading.
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