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 deck and installed an 8 inch sonar tube.  Other work will include, plumbing, electrical, thru hulls, deck work, and paint.  The new owner, Harold Haines, has friends and family working also, helping to get the boat ready for Salmon season in Alaska.   Harold’s brother Danny Haines, is a long time client of Shipwrights Co-op and brings his vessel, Sara B to Shipwrights Co-op as well.

Farwell, seiner fishing vessel, at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op for repairs.

Farewell, seiner fishing vessel, at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op for repairs.

New hatch being fabricated and installed by Ben Tyler.

New 20″ hatch being fabricated and installed by Ben Tyler.

Farwell's new hatch fabricated and installed by Ben Tyler.

Farewell’s new 3 x 5 foot hatch fabricated and installed by Ben Tyler.

Electric panel fabricated by Ben Tyler for Farwell.

Electric panel fabricated by Ben Tyler for Farewell.

Ben Tyler holding the saw he fabricated to drill hole for the sonar tube installation.

Ben Tyler holding the saw he fabricated to drill hole for the sonar tube installation.