New Longliner ‘Emry & Boys’ Delivered

New Longliner 'Emry & Boys' Delivered

A. F. Theriault & Son yard in Nova Scotia, Canada, recently delivered a new longliner named ‘Emry & Boys’ to the ALS Fisheries Ltd.

The vessel measures 66 feet in length, with a beam of 28 feet and a draught of 7.5 feet. Emry & Boys is powered by a 485 horsepower Caterpillar main engine allowing the boat to sail with a maximum speed of 10 knots.

Equipped with a refrigerated fish hold, a bait freezer and a full shelter deck, the vessel is designed for groundfish longlining and sword fishing.

A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. is one of the largest, privately owned boatyards in Canada’s Atlantic region. This family owned and operated business was founded in 1938 by Augustin Theriault. Today, the yard is building state-of-the-art workboats, pilot boats, patrol vessels, yachts, fireboats and passenger ferries.

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, September 17, 2013