1973 Little Hoquiam Fishing Vessel Mi Lana

52 ft
Little Hoquiam

F/V MI LANA: A Distinguished Vessel in the Commercial Fishing Fleet

The F/V MI LANA, stationed at Bay Center, Washington, stands as a proud testament to the history and challenges of Willapa Bay. This 52-foot vessel, masterfully crafted by the Little Hoquiam Boat Shop Inc., marks a formidable presence in the Pacific Northwest’s Dungeness crab fishery.

Vessel Details:

  • Home Port: Bay Center, WA
  • Gross Tons: 39; Net Tons: 29
  • Dimensions: L.O.A 52 ft., Breadth 15.8 ft., Depth 8.05 ft.
  • Builder: Little Hoquiam, Boat Shop Inc., Hoquiam, Washington
  • Year Built: 1973
  • Navigated Waters: Pacific Ocean and adjacent waters
  • Price: $800,000

Vessel Capabilities and Design:

  • Fish Hold Capacity: 60,000 pounds, ideal for large catches.
  • General Description: West Coast rigged for crab and tuna, featuring a raked stem, curved forefoot, round chine, and a semi-rounded stern. The hull forms solid bulwarks with wood and aluminum pipe caps.

Construction Materials:

  • Hull: Molded fiberglass, heavy solid laminate.
  • Foredeck Frames: 4 x 4 yellow cedar.
  • Deck Covering: 1 ½ inch marine plywood with fiberglass overlay.
  • Cabin Frames: 2×4 inch yellow cedar.

Engine Room and Performance:

  • Main Engine: Cummins NH350M Marine Diesel, 350 HP, new in 2004. 5800 Hours
  • Cooling System: Fresh water through a Walters cooling grid.
  • Transmission: Twin Disc MG 509, new in 2004.
  • Speed: Estimated 8-9 knots.

Electronics and Navigation Equipment:

  • Radar/Plotter: NavNet 3D.
  • GPS Systems: Garmin 2010C, Furuno GP-31, North Star Explorer 567-GPS.
  • VHF Transceivers: Ranger RCI 6030, Icom IC-45.
  • Autopilot: Furuno, new in 2019.
  • Sounders: Lorance X107, Furuno LS 6000.
  • Other Equipment: Echotec CTM-950 Plotter, Navman Tracker M5605 Plotter.

Safety and Additional Features:

  • Life Rafts: Two 4-man rafts.
  • Fire Extinguishers: Strategically placed, including in the engine room and galley.
  • Crab Gear and License: Dungeness crab permit and 500 Crab Pots and Gear available separately for $450,000.

Deck Machinery & Rigging:

  • Mast: 8-inch aluminum tapered with braces and mounts.
  • Anchor Winch: Thompson hydraulic driven.
  • Crab Block: Warren Junis hydraulic with powered davit.
  • Boat comes with trolling poles, boom, and drag net wheel (no winch).

Fuel and Oil Systems:

  • Total Fuel Capacity: 2340 US gallons across six fiberglass tanks.
  • Oil Tanks: Hydraulic tank of 120 US gallons in welded steel and aluminum.

Electrical Systems:

  • Battery Charging: Newmar Phase 3 PT-40CE charger.
  • Generator: John Deere with a 40KW output.
  • Batteries: Three HD 8D storage batteries and one emergency HD D8.

Please contact Colton Mork at [email protected] or 503-730-0842 for more information.


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