Sail Boat Salvage in Port Townsend

Wiggins Marine, Craftsmen United and the landing craft Pintail assisted in salvaging a 60ft, 61 ton schooner this October.  You can read more on the Peninsula Daily News: http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20151016/NEWS/310169962

Here are a few shots from the scene.

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This is How We Roll!!!

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Tangass Explorer

38 foot, 25 passenger 40 knot ocean rib raft. Delivered today in Alaska for whale watching tours! This is the first open water Certificate of Inspection here in the Pacific Northwest.

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Future Craftsman Getting Down!

Dan’s grandson was recently showing his Aunt how to work the dance floor!

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Port Townsend Leader Article

The Port Townsend Leader just finished an article about our recent endeavor, the Keller Ferry boat (The Sanpoil) which was launched last month.  You can read the article here.

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Keller Ferry Boat

The Keller Ferry was just featured on WorkBoat Magazine’s website, you can read the article here:

http://www.workboat.com/Online-Features/2013/New-Foss-Maritime-ferry-now-working-the-Columbia-River/

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Happy Birthday Michelle!

Took Michelle on a Sea Plane/Wine Tasting trip to the Rio Vista Winery on the Columbia River for her birthday.  Good flight, good wine, good times!

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Craftsmen Ceiling Tile

Here is a ceiling tile that was made in cui’s honor for the crews effort on the ferry project.  Mary Rhodes, Brad Phillips and Tracy Kruse made it and it is currently part of the ceiling in Electric City Tavern in Electric City, WA.  We appreciate it big time.  Once again we leave are mark on the road.

The Guns for Hire Crew

Kurt Helley
Steve McDougall
Daniel Wiggins
Ryan Milovich
John Greer
Bob Milligan
Bobby Wilson
Steve Eckert
Dennis Pettit
Jeremy Coburn
Tracy Kruse
Paul Purpura
Yong Kang
Ron Nelson
Quinn Owner
Jason Newton

Many thanks to the folks in Grand Coulee/Electric City for making us feel at home.  Dan

Dan Wiggins

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F/V Castaway

We just finished installing a bulbous bow and rolling chocks to the fishing vessel Castaway.  Bulbous bows increase performance and stability in heavy seas.

Click here to see more photos.

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Marine Repair

Working out of Port Townsend, WA Craftsmen United is a full service shipyard.  The best kept secret in the Puget Sound area.  Supported by a 300 ton travel lift and 35,000 square foot facility makes CUI the wild card in the industry.  When it comes to refits and repair it takes special considerations and Craftsmen United has the capabilities and the engineering and design support to ensure success.  We pride ourselves on being on time and on budget.   Craftsmen United’s overhead is lower than your typical shipyard giving us very competitive pricing.

Marine repair is what we do.  CUI has repaired and modified fishing, Navy, landing crafts, yachts, high speed catamarans and USCG vessels.  Craftsmen United’s highly trained and experienced crew is supported by our in house naval architect and engineering group.

What Craftsmen United Inc provides:

Engineering

Aluminum, steel and stainless steel fabrication

Certified welders

Piping systems/Tanks

Joinery

Electrical

Sandblast and paint

Machinery installations

Project managing

This all supported by CUI QA assurance program.

From bow thrusters and bulbous bows to sponsoning and top houses.  Let us be the answer to your problems.

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