From Ketchikan to Napaimute: pictures from the voyage of the Nukalpiaq – NVN’s new LCM

AUKE BAY COMMERCIAL DOCK – JUNEAU ALASKA

EMERGENCY LIFE RAFT DEPLOYMENT TRAINING

SURVIVAL SUIT TRAINING

AUTO PILOT

GPS CHART PLOTTER

ONCOMING VESSEL

WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE ON RADAR – LITTLE BLIP ABOVE THE DOTTED LINE

 

ARRIVING AT KODIAK

3955 GALLONS OF FUEL WERE PURCHASED TO MAKE THE TRIP

KODIAK LARGE BOAT HARBOR

AUXILLARY FUEL TANKS NEEDED TO CARRY ENOUGH FUEL BETWEEN REFUELING STOPS

LAUNDRY DAY WITH OUR 5 GAL BUCKET WASHING MACHINE

SATELLITE PHONE & INTERNET ANTENA

CHECKING THE WEATHER ON THE LCMS INTERNET SYSTEM

 

FISHING FOR DINNER IN BECHEVIN BAY

CHECKING GAUGES

CHECKING OILS IN ENGINES & TRANSMISSIONS

ENGINEER DID ENGINE ROOM CHECKS EVERY 4 HOURS

TIRED SKIPPER GILLIKIN – DAN & I DROVE IN 4 TO 6 HOUR SHIFTS 24 HRS A DAY FOR SEVERAL DAYS

PLOTTING A COURSE ACROSS THE GULF OF ALASKA TO KODIAK – 55 HRS NON-STOP

OSCAR THE ENGINEER DOES DOUBLE DUTY AS COOK

PRACTISING COVID 19 PRECAUTIONS WHILE IN VARIOUS PORTS AND WHILE MEASURING FUEL CONSUMPTION

FALSE PASS – THE FIRST PASSAGE BETWEEN THE PACIFIC OCEAN & THE BERING SEA

ENTERING THE ROUGH BERING SEA

KEEPING THE LASHING GEAR TIGHT IN ROUGH WEATHER

COMING UP ON CAPE NEWENHAM AT THE SOUTHERN SIDE OF KUSKOKWIM BAY

ANCHORED FOR THE NIGHT IN SECURITY COVE AFTER A ROUGH BERING SEA CROSSING

6.20.20 TWELVE SIXTEEN AM SUNSET OVER THE KUSKOKWIM

 

NUKALPIAQ COMES COMPLETE WITH SHOWER & TOILET

MANY VESSELS OF ALL TYPES WERE SEEN ALONG THE WAY

THE BEAUTIFUL COAST OF ALASKA

ARRIVING AT NAPAIMUTE

NEW HOME PORT

RESTING AT HOME AFTER A LONG 19 DAY JOURNEY

 

 

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