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All Star

All Star was hauled out at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op for new stabilizer poles.  Zeke McFadin and Greg Laubach fabricated the aluminum poles.  Zeke was completing the [...]

Randi Lynn

Randi Lynn came to Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op in November after hitting a rock, while fishing in Alaska.  Jeff Galey, Project Manager, has been working with shipwrights Matthew [...]

Marine Trade Education Fundraiser

The Port Townsend Marine Trade Association (PTMTA) is hosting an Education Fundraiser next Wednesday March 13th at the Pourhouse.  The celebration will take place from 5-8pm.  There [...]

2019-10-07T05:13:37+00:00March 5th, 2013|Categories: Upcoming Events|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Marine Trade Education Fundraiser


Farewell, a seiner fishing vessel, is hauled out at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op for repairs. Project Manager, Ben Tyler, has enlarged and fabricated two new hatches on [...]

PT658 Heritage

The PT 658 is an 80 foot World-War II motor torpedo boat that is being restored by volunteers in Portland, Oregon.  It is the last operational patrol boat [...]

Whale Boat Progress Continues

Pete Rust has built the new purple heart engine bed for the Whale Boat at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op.   Pete is building the aft deck cockpit [...]

2019-10-07T05:21:18+00:00February 15th, 2013|Categories: Motor Vessels, New Work, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Whale Boat Progress Continues

St. John’s New Deck

The long-liner St. John II is hauled out at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op for work while off season.  Greg Fredricks and Paul Van Dyke pulled up the [...]

Hinged Anchor Mechanism for Seaducktress

Co-op Member, Ben Tyler, designed and fabricated a hinged anchor mechanism for Seaducktress at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op.  The owner of the vessel, Peter Geerlofs, explained to [...]

New Fuel Tanks for the Robert S

The Robert S is getting new fuel tanks at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op.  Project Manager, Martin Mills and Greg Laubach fabricated these massive tanks for the scow. [...]

Nona S

Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op is leasing additional space to house the Nona S and Erickson 38.  The Nona S, is getting a new deck with purple heart [...]

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