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Van Peer Boatworks plans to begin construction on another massive fishing vessel.

Chris Van Peer, the owner and founder of the local company, is expecting the more than 100,000 pounds of steel that it will take to complete the project to be delivered in mid-January. Almost all of the boats built by Van Peer are commercial fishing vessels and typically weigh in at about 130 tons when completed. “That’s about as light as we can build them,” he said. Read the rest here  Van Peer on face book  15:38