Work Continues on the PT658 Heritage Boat

Port Townsend Shipwright Co-op Member, Jim Lyons, continues to travel to Portland and guide the all volunteer crew on the restoration project of the PT658 Heritage Boat. [...]

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 [...]

New Planks for the Navy Whale Boat

The restoration of The Navy Whale Boat, The Defender, is busy with planking at Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op.   The cap rails, combing,  and shearline are now complete. [...]

2019-11-05T05:38:57+00:00January 18th, 2013|Categories: New Work, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on New Planks for the Navy Whale Boat

Lady Washington

Shipwright Nate Killops and crew members of the Lady Washington were making final touches to the tall ship last week before it launched in Boat Haven, Port Townsend.  Lady Washington [...]

Mary K

Mary and Bruce purchased this 1940 built wooden fishing vessel in May and hauled her out a few weeks later to prepare the vessel for salmon tendering [...]

Felicity Ann: A Symbol of Inspiration

In 1953, Ann Davison became the first woman to single hand sail across the Atlantic Ocean alone.  Ann documented her experience in the book titled My Ship [...]

Sara B Returns to Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op

Sara B is a regular client who has returned to Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op after hitting a rock in Ketchikan, Alaska. This beautiful boat will have a [...]

2019-11-06T04:19:27+00:00March 10th, 2012|Categories: Motor Vessels, New Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sara B Returns to Port Townsend Shipwrights Co-op

The Muskrat is Close to Completion

The Muskrat bustles with shipwrights weekly and the transformation has been impressive.  Here is a progression of photographs taken during the past many weeks. An 800 [...]

Drilling Holes and Grinding Metal for Muskrat

Leigh and Matthew drill six foot holes through the new planking in the hull repair. Clinton removes metal lips on the inside of the [...]

2019-11-06T04:40:47+00:00December 16th, 2011|Categories: Fishing Vessels, New Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Drilling Holes and Grinding Metal for Muskrat
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