Two of the purse seine fishing boats that used to be owned by Gig Harbor fishermen. The boats may be up in Alaska now or gone for good--no one really knows for sure. Photo taken in the later half of the 1980s in Gig Harbor, Washington.
Photograph of an old Columbia River style gill net fishing boat taken sometime in the later half of the 1980s. The boat is gone now and the place where it is resting is now a big condo.
Purse seine fishing boats from Gig Harbor, Washington fishing southern Puget Sound on October 18, 2010. Built in 1982 by Delta Marine Industries Inc., Seattle, WA. 49.6 feetl long, 19' beam, 10.1' draft and 72 gross tons. Owned by Edward N. Manning Jr. 11170 Ridge Rim Trail SE, Port Orchard, WA 98367.