Sea Encounter…

Seiner Sea Encounter . Love this shot of this wonderful seiner, built by Martinac its one of the last American seiners going. Photo compliments of Manuel Virissimo . sdtunaboats@cox.net 

Gina Marie…

Seiner Gina Marie tied up at the Embarcadero. Loved this seiner originally launched Polaris back in 1970, Gina Marie sank in the late 70s. Love the Bumble Bee logo on the bridge.  Share your photos with us at sdtunaboats@cox.net

Sea Quest…

Sea Quest transferring parts at Sea, no Service stations  . We have a young Manuel Virissimo and David Virissimo in these photos among others . Manuel has been long time chief aboard the Sea Encounter now. Share your photos with us at sdtunaboats@cox.net

Starkist Samoa…

I thought I would add a couple of shots of Starkist Samoa. What do you have to help us out ? Send them to sdtunaboats@cox.net

Captain Joe Soares…

So I thought i would go back to posting some crew shots. Leading off with a great Captain Joe Soares, Joe has been captain of a number of rigs. Please send in your photos to us at  sdtunaboats@coxnet

Royal Pacific….

Royal Pacific, Love this seiner and this model seiner built by Martinac. Royal Pacific is still going in Samoa but is now the Koorale . Please share your photos with us , keep the memories of our great fleet going . sdtunaboats@cox.net

Gold Coast..

Seiner Gold Coast , launched Capt Joe Medina by Campbells  in February 1973. Share your photos we always need help. sdtunaboats@cox.net

Taurus Tuna…

Seiner Taurus Tuna, Im guessing this is Panama originally launched the Pan Pacific by Campbells shipyard in December 1972. Still looks great in this photo obviously had a stretch job done to her I’m guessing it probably holds 1400 or more tons now . sdtunaboats@cox.net

Rolling net…

Just a typical day on the Embarcadero in the 70s. How I miss those days. sdtunaboats@cox.net