YT-808 Navy Harbor Tugs

Based on the Valiant class (YT-802) of US Navy Yard tugboats, the YT-808 will be the first of four updated variations built by Dakota Creek Industries.  Designed by Robert Allan Ltd., these 90 foot tugs will be used by the US Navy to perform ship-handling duties for the full range of US Navy surface warships,…

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WETA Passenger Fast Ferries

Three Aluminum Catamaran Fast Ferries For service in San Francisco’s North Bay area, including Vallejo 445 Passenger, 28 knot Passenger Only Dakota Creek was awarded a contract by the San Francisco Water Emergency Transportation Authority (or WETA) to build 3 new aluminum catamaran-style passenger-only fast ferries.  AMD Marine Consulting out of Australia has been chosen…

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F/V Blue North

Alaskan Cod Fishery Vessel This longliner is specifically developed for the Alaskan cod fishery and is designed by Skipsteknisk AS in Norway. This new ST 155L design has a moon pool in the center line for one fish to be caught at a time through the internal haul station, which is a first in the…

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Fishing Tender Built By Dakota Creek

Coastal Transportation Fish Tender

Fish Tender Vessel This 2200 DWT Fish Tender Vessel is specifically designed for service between Seattle and ports of Western Alaska. A new design, it is developed to maximize cargo carrying capacity while minimizing construction and operating costs. This state of the art design has been a cooperative effort between the Owner and NaviForm. This…

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Factory Fishing Vessel built by Dakota Creek

Fishermen’s Finest Trawler

Factory Fishing Vessel This US flagged Amendment 80 replacement vessel designed for Fishermen’s Finest by Skipsteknisk AS (ST-116XL) specifically for catching and producing frozen at sea white fish products, groundfish, including yellow and rock sole species. Operations will be the North Pacific Gulf of Alaska, Chukchi Sea and Bering Sea. The ship will be built…

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Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research Vessel built by Dakota Creek

R/V Sally Ride

Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) Vessel Named for the first American woman in space, the R/V Sally Ride will carry on its namesake’s inspiring legacy of exploration and knowledge. Although owned by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO) in San Diego has been selected to operate this vessel, allowing the…

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Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research Vessel built by Dakota Creek

R/V Neil Armstrong

Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) Vessel Named for the American hero whose “small step” provided humanity with a new perspective on our planet, the R/V Neil Armstrong will carry on its namesake’s amazing legacy of exploration and discovery of the unknown. Although owned by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI)…

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Alaskan Inter-Island Vehicle/Passenger Ferry built by Dakota Creek

M/V Stikine

Alaskan Inter-Island Vehicle/Passenger Ferry The Inter-Island Ferry Authority’s Stikine is a steel vehicle and passenger ferry currently on its primary service route between Coffman Cove, Wrangell, and Petersburg, Alaska. The passenger deck includes a full service galley, restaurant, lounge, restrooms, forward observation lounge with reclining chairs, reading room, quiet room, children’s playroom and solarium. The crew spaces…

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Advanced Electric Ship Demonstrator built by Dakota Creek

U.S. Navy Sea Jet

Advanced Electric Ship Demonstrator The Sea Jet Advanced Electric Ship Demonstrator (AESD), funded by the Office of Naval Research, operates on Lake Pend Oreille located at the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Carderock Division, Acoustic Research Detachment in Bayview, Idaho where it is used for testing and demonstrations of various technologies. US Navy Sea Jet photograph by John…

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City of Seattle Fire Department Fireboat built by Dakota Creek

M/V Leschi

City of Seattle Fire Department Fireboat The 108′ Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosives Large Platform Fireboat for the Seattle Fire Department operates in Puget Sound within two miles of shore and the adjoining inland waterways. The Leschi fireboat is capable of pumping 22,000 gallons of water per minute and traveling at speeds up to 14 knots. …

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