Seattle’s Pacific Fishermen, Inc. shipyard hasrecently assisted the owners in the extensive rebuild of the 83’ steel yacht EMERALD FJORDS after an engine room fire rendered the vessel a total constructive loss. Originally built by Yukon Trawlers of Seattle in 1998, the burned out remains were purchased from underwriters by long time Pacific Northwest boaters to serve as their residence after completion at the Pacific Fishermen Shipyard.
Complete rebuilding was required of all engine room systems including the single Caterpillar 3412-C 550HP main engine, Caterpillar 3304 75KW auxiliary generator and John Deere 35 KW generator. Lunde Electric Company installed a new electrical switchboard, new alarm system and rewiring of all systems, with electronics being provided by Lunde Marine Electronics. Pacific Fisherman’s responsibilities included the addition of Naiad active fin stabilizers, installation of new dripless shaft seal, stainless steel plumbing for both fuel and hydraulic systems, new hydraulic steering system, added seachest, new CO2 fire suppression system. Exterior upgrades included addition of stainless bow rails and gutters and complete exterior and bottom paint.

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