Uncle Louie….

The Uncle Louie heading out on another trip. Honestly its hard to say whats my favorite boat but this one is right up there, its  just a beautiful seiner .  Built by Campbells shipyard in 1978 for the Castagnola  Family. If anyone wants to share photos of the Uncle Louie I would be extremely grateful . sdtunaboats@cox.net or on Twitter @sdtunaboats

Venturous….

One of my personal photos I took back in 1987, the Venturous at The Zolezzi Fuel Dock . Built by San Diego Marine Shipyard. Share your photos and memories at sdtunaboats@cox.net or on Twitter @sdtunaboats.

Cape May…

A beautiful photo of the Cape May taken from the chopper. It was originally launched the Legacy in 1982 , and is still fishing today in the Western Pacific . Share your photos at sdtunaboats@cox.net or on Twitter @sdtunaboats

Constitution ….

The Tuna Seiner Constitiuion in a set in the Eastern Pacific with Joe Daluz as Skipper . One of my fathers collection of photos taken from the Proud Heritage , share your photos at sdtunaboats@cox.net or on Twitter @sdtunaboats

BBQ ….

One of my favorite photos that I have collected .Taken from the mast ,a BBQ on the deck of the Zapata Discoverer with the American Flag flying from above . This was while the Zapata was fishing in New Zealand. Share your photos with us at sdtunaboats@cox.net or on Twitter @sdtunaboats

Kerri M…

The Tuna Boat Kerri M finishing up a set off of New Zealand back in the late 1970s . This seiner was owned by the Medina Family and was one of the fastest boats in the fleet. Thank You to Chris Carey for the photo. Share your pictures with us at sdtunaboats@cox.net or on Twitter @sdtunaboats

Denny Blad and Bob Patterson…

Aboard the Connie Jean , Denny Blad and his cousin Bob Patterson , getting some work done at Sea . Share your memories and photos at sdtunaboats@cox.net or on Twitter @sdtunaboats

Chief Denny Blad …

Chief Denny Blad standing in front of the Connie Jean while it unloads at Crosby Street Pier around 1987. Denny was aboard the Connie jean from 1986 until 2007, and also was aboard when they spent part of the year off the East Coast fishing bluefin. He tells me they used to switch nets in Florida for either West or East coast  fishing . Its been my pleasure listening to your stories , share your stories and pictures at sdtunaboats@cox.net or on Twitter @sdtunaboats

Toro Bravo…

The Tuna Seiner Toro Bravo getting ready to put their boats over the side. Jimmy Graca on the front davit with Clyde Williams on the back . Photo taken in 1977, Thank You to Clyde Williams for the picture.  Share your pictures at sdtunaboats@cox.net or on Twitter @sdtunaboats

Elizabeth CJ / Maria CJ …

Nice photo of the Elizabeth CJ heading out on  its first trip with the skiff on the deck, I presumed its headed to Panama to pick up its net first. Most people remember this seiner as the Maria CJ for most of its time in San Diego. Currently named the Capt Joe Jorge . Share your pictures at sdtunaboats@cox.net or on Twitter @sdtunaboats