Hello fellow shipbuilders,
Today I worked on the trawl gallows. These gallows are placed on
starboardside of the deck and they hold a pulley/block trough wich the
fishingline runs into the sea. You can imagine how enormous force is
exercised on these gallows so they were made from heavy steel and were
anchored directly on the ships construction.
On this photo you can see the rear gallow with the heavy
pulley/block. On the front of the ship there is also a gallow. The nets
had two fishingline so the nets stayed open and with the pulleys/blocks
the nets were hauled in.
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And here some photo's of the building. Each trawl gallows containes more
than 50 parts plus all the parts that fell on the floor and became
I hope you enjoy watching and reading. Thank you for everything
See you with the next update