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Photographer:Kyle Stubbs [View profile]Title:SITKIN ISLANDAdded:Aug 19, 2009
Photo Category: Fishing vessel loa 70ft/21m and over
Seen at Westhaven, Washington on August 1, 2009. She has an impressive history as a US Navy landing craft converted to minseweeper, and later converted to a fishing vessel.

Flag: USA
Call Sign: WAP8870
Hailing Port: Seattle, WA
Length: 158 feet
Beam: 23.7 feet
Tonnage: 369 GT
Year of Build: 1944
Builder: Defoe Shipbuilding, Bay City, MI
Former Name: KONA (1977-1990), SHISHALDIN (1960-1977), SENTINEL (MHC-39) (1955-1960), SENTINEL (AMCU-39) (1952-1955), LCI(L)-1052 (1944-1952)
Vessel Identification
Name:Sitkin Island
Former name(s):
- Sentinel Amcu 39 (Until 1960)
- Sentinel (Until 1960)
- Lsil 1052 (Until 1952)
- Lcil 1052 (Until 1952)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Fishing Vessel
Gross tonnage:369 tons
Summer DWT:387 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Seattle Wa
Build year:1944
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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pdonaven on Jan 23, 2012 08:10 (6 years ago)
This boat is now tied up in a slough in Puget Island. The bridge? has been removed and sits in a man's yard.
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