David G. Sellars – On The Waterfront: Platypus’ expansion bid promotes economy, jobs

Earlier in the week, Platypus hauled out Pacific Grace for a “shave and a haircut.” After the commercial fishing vessel’s bottom was cleaned and a new coat of bottom paint applied, technicians in the electronics department installed a new transducer for the fish finder on the 50-foot vessel that hails from Gig Harbor. Platypus also hauled out Shemya, a 59-foot commercial fishing vessel from Kodiak, Alaska. Personnel on Thursday and Friday were enveloping the vessel in a plastic tent in preparation for no small amount of painting. Read the rest here  13:23

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