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High-tech Northern Leader leaves Tacoma shipyard for Alaskan waters

The Northern Leader, the largest commercial fishing boat built in the Northwest in the last two decades, left its moorings at J.M. Martinac Shipbuilding Co. on Sunday headed to Seattle for some brief final outfitting.

The vessel, 184 feet long and 42 feet wide, will then sail to Alaska, where it will begin its working life. [email protected]