May 17th, 2015 • week 204
“You're only as good as the guys on deck.
We bring out guys who ain't going to get seasick.
Misfits make good TV, but they don't make good fishermen.”
— Captain Johnathan Hillstrand, Time Bandit
Pacific Fishermen Shipyard on Salmon Bay
Northwestern is a commercial fishing vessel featured regularly
on Discovery Channel's popular documentary series “Deadliest Catch”, now in its 11th season.
Cornelia Marie is another popular boat featured on “Deadliest Catch”,
a reality show documenting the dangerous job of King crab fishing in the treacherous waters of the Alaskan Bering Sea.
Commercial fishing vessel Anita was built in 1949.
Silver Isle docked at Fishermen's Terminal
Polar Lady was featured on the first season of “Deadliest Catch”.
Fishermen's Terminal, Seattle
Thank you to all the hard working fishermen who
make it possible and risk their lives to bring us delicious seafood!
Click to watch “Northwestern” in Poetry on the Seas
“Deadliest Catch” on Discovery Channel