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Nov 3, 2016 11:26 AM

This register lists vessels of interest to professional mariners completed by North American shipyards in the year ended Sept. 1, 2016. In the case of sister vessels built by the same yard, we list only one.

Alexandria, 41’
Coastal interceptor 
Designer/builder: SAFE Boats International, Bremerton, Wash.
Owner/operator: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations

Alya McCall, 206’
Fast supply vessel
Designer/builder: Incat Crowther, Lafayette, La./Gulf Craft, Franklin, La.
Owner/operator: SEACOR Marine, Houma, La.

America, 296’
Riverboat
Designer/builder: Chesapeake Shipbuilding, Salisbury, Md. 
Owner/operator: American Cruise Lines, Guilford, Conn.

Atlantic Pioneer, 70’
Wind farm service vessel
Designer/builder: South Boats IOW, Isle of Wight, England/ Blount Boats, Warren, R.I.
Owner/operator: Atlantic Wind Transfers, North Kingstown, R.I.

Beauvais, 48’
Survey vessel
Designer/builder: Lou Codega, Smithfield, Va./Silver Ships, Theodore, Ala.
Owner/operator: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Big P, 171’
Crew boat
Designer/builder: Breaux’s Bay Craft, Loreauville, La.
Owner/operator: Crewboats Inc., Chalmette, La.

Catalina Provider, 147’
Landing craft
Designer/builder: Diversified Marine, Portland, Ore.
Owner/operator: Avalon Freight Services, San Pedro, Calif.

Chasseur, 160’
Megayacht
Designer/builder: Christensen Shipyards, Vancouver, Wash.
Owner/operator: Private

Coastal Standard, 240’
Fish tender
Designer/builder: NaviForm, Vancouver, British Columbia/Dakota Creek Industries, Anacortes, Wash.
Owner/operator: Coastal Transportation Inc., Seattle, Wash.

Craig Blake, 79’
Passenger ferry
Designer/builder: E.Y.E. Marine Consultants, Bedford, Nova Scotia/A.F. Theriault & Son, Meteghan River, Nova Scotia
Owner/operator: Halifax Transit, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Dauphin Island, 278’
Offshore supply vessel
Designer/builder: North Ameri-can Shipbuilding, Larose, La.
Owner/operator: Nautical Solutions LLC, Galliano, La.

Earl Larry Finch II, 32’
Pilot boat
Designer/builder: Viking Welding & Fabrication, Kensington, N.H.
Owner/operator: Virgin Islands Port Authority, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Fireboat 3, 88’
Fireboat
Designer/builder: Jensen Maritime Consultants, Seattle, Wash./Vigor, Seattle, Wash.
Owner/operator: San Francisco Fire Department, San Francisco, Calif.

Fireboat 6, 28’
Fireboat
Designer/builder: Lake Assault Boats, Superior, Wis.
Owner/operator: Conroe Fire Department, Conroe, Texas

Glenn Autry, 205’
Crew boat
Designer/builder: Incat Crowther, Belrose, Australia/Halimar Shipyard, Morgan City, La.
Owner/operator: Barry Graham Oil Service, Bayou La Batre, Ala.

G.M. Penman, 65’
Oil spill response vessel
Designer/builder: Rozema Boat Works, Mount Vernon, Wash.
Owner/operator: Western Canada Marine Response Corp., Vancouver, British Columbia

Gulf Surveyor, 48’
Research vessel
Designer/builder: Teknicraft Design Ltd., Auckland, New Zealand/All American Marine, Bellingham, Wash.
Owner/operator: Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H.

Harvey Power, 302’
Dual-fuel offshore support vessel
Designer/builder: Vard, Alesund, Norway/Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, Gulfport, Miss.
Owner/operator: Harvey Gulf International Marine, New Orleans, La.

Harvey Stone, 212’
Multipurpose field support vessel
Designer/builder: Robert Allan Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia/Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Panama City, Fla.
Owner/operator: Harvey Gulf International Marine, New Orleans, La.

Harvey Sub-Sea, 340’
Multipurpose support vessel
Designer/builder: Vard Marine, Vancouver, British Columbia/Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Panama City, Fla.
Owner/operator: Harvey Gulf International Marine, New Orleans, La.

Hercules, 288’
Platform supply vessel
Designer/builder: BAE Systems, Mobile, Ala.
Owner/operator: GulfMark Americas, St. Rose, La.

HOS Woodland, 302’
Multipurpose support vessel
Designer/builder: Vard Marine, Vancouver, British Columbia, with Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Panama City, Fla./Eastern Shipbuilding Group
Owner/operator: Hornbeck Offshore Services, Covington, La.

Imagine, 193’
Megayacht
Designer/builder: Trinity Yachts and Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, New Orleans, La.
Owner/operator: Private

Independence, 610’
Product tanker
Designer/builder: Daewoo Ship Engineering Co., Busan, South Korea/General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, Calif.
Owner/operator: SEA-Vista LLC, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Jesse Pacheco, 38’
Fireboat
Designer/builder: Moose Boats, Petaluma, Calif.
Owner/operator: New Bedford Fire Department, New Bedford, Mass.

Jim Franks, 60’
Research vessel
Designer/builder: Fyffe Yachts, Kemah, Texas/Geo Shipyard, New Iberia, La.
Owner/operator: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Miss.

J.P. Virden, 53’
Pilot boat
Designer/builder: C. Raymond Hunt Associates, New Bedford, Mass./Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Somerset, Mass.
Owner/operator: Pilots’ Association for the Bay and River Delaware, Philadelphia, Pa.

King Island, 50’
Fish tender
Designer/builder: Bay Weld Boats, Homer, Alaska
Owner/operator: Norton Sound Economic Development Corp., Anchorage, Alaska

La Espada, 83’
Excursion vessel
Designer/builder: Teknicraft Design, Auckland, New Zealand/All American Marine, Bellingham, Wash.
Owner/operator: Harbor Breeze Cruises, Long Beach, Calif.

Louisiana, 600’
Product tanker
Designer/builder: Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Ulsan, South Korea/Philly Shipyard, Philadelphia, Pa.
Owner/operator: Crowley Maritime Corp., Jacksonville, Fla.

Magnolia State, 610’
Product tanker
Designer/builder: Daewoo Ship Engineering Co., Busan, South Korea/General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, Calif.
Owner/operator: American Petroleum Tankers, Plymouth Meeting, Pa./Crowley Maritime Corp., San Diego, Calif.

Molly Pitcher, 109’
Passenger ferry
Designer/builder: LeMole Naval Architecture, Tuckahoe, N.J./Yank Marine, Tuckahoe, N.J.
Owner/operator: NY Waterway, Weehawken, N.J.

Ms. Nancy, 205’
Fast supply vessel
Designer/builder: Breaux Brothers, Loreauville, La.
Owner/operator: C&G Boats Inc., Golden Meadow, La.

Nathan Folse, 75’
Fireboat
Designer/builder: Metal Shark Aluminum Boats, Jeanerette, La.
Owner/operator: Port of South Louisiana, Laplace, La.

Perla del Caribe, 764’
Dual-fuel containership
Designer/builder: Daewoo Ship Engineering Co., Busan, South Korea/ General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, Calif.
Owner/operator: TOTE Maritime, Jacksonville, Fla.

Protector, 108’
Fireboat
Designer/builder: Robert Allan Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia/Foss Maritime Co., Seattle, Wash.
Owner/operator: Port of Long Beach, Calif./Long Beach Fire Department

Queen Elizabeth Dr., 75’
Electric tour boat
Designer/builder: Robert Taillefer, Ottawa Boat Cruise, Gatineau, Quebec/Marc Marine, Gatineau, Quebec
Owner/operator: Robert Taillefer/Rideau Canal Cruises, Ottawa

Ram XIX, 215’
Lift boat
Designer/builder: Halimar Shipyard, Morgan City, La.
Owner/operator: Aries Marine, Lafayette, La.

Salish Star, 38’
Fireboat
Designer/builder: Moose Boats, Petaluma, Calif.
Owner/operator: Bellingham Fire Department, Bellingham, Wash.

SEACOR Olmeca, 221’
Platform supply vessel
Designer/builder: Master Boat Builders, Coden, Ala.
Owner/operator: SEACOR Marine, Houma, La.

Silver Lining, 164’
Megayacht
Designer/builder: Christensen Shipyards, Vancouver, Wash.
Owner/operator: Private

Skyview, 100’
Excursion vessel
Designer/builder: Seacraft Design LLC, Sturgeon Bay, Wis./Blount Boats, Warren, R.I.
Owner/operator: Shoreline Sightseeing, Chicago, Ill.

SoundGuardian, 48’
Research vessel
Designer/builder: Kvichak Marine Industries (Vigor), Seattle, Wash.
Owner/operator: King County (Wash.) Department of Natural Resources and Parks

Southern Tide, 285’
Platform supply vessel
Designer/builder: Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors, Lockport, La.
Owner/operator: Tidewater Marine, New Orleans, La.

Squall, 252’
Platform supply vessel
Designer/builder: Guido Perla & Associates, Seattle, Wash./BAE Systems, Jacksonville, Fla.
Owner/operator: Jackson Offshore Operators, New Orleans, La.

USCGC Donald Horsley, 154’
Fast response cutter
Designer/builder: Damen Shipyards Group, Gorinchem, Netherlands/Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, La.
Owner/operator: U.S. Coast Guard, Key West, Fla.

USNS Brunswick, 338’
Catamaran troop/equipment transport
Designer/builder: Austal USA, Mobile, Ala.
Owner/operator: U.S. Navy/Military Sealift Command

USNS Maury, 353’
Oceanographic survey ship
Designer/builder: VT Halter Marine, Pascagoula, Miss.
Owner/operator: U.S. Navy/Military Sealift Command

Walter Cure Elevator, 75’
Lift boat
Designer/builder: Elevating Boats LLC, Houma, La. 
Owner/operator: Elevating Boats LLC, Houma, La.

Woods Hole, 235’
Passenger/vehicle ferry
Designer/builder: Elliott Bay Design Group, Seattle, Wash./Conrad Shipyard, Morgan City, La.
Owner/operator: Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority, Mashpee, Mass.

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