Vessel: F/V PACIFIC VENTURE

Homeport: Ilwaco

Owner: Kraai McClure

Engine: 3408 CAT, 400 HP,

John Deere 60 kW and Isuzu 40 kW auxiliary 

Designer: Ferguson

Weight: 90 ton

Fuel: 1,600 gallons

Year Built: 1985

Length: 59 feet

Beam: 20 feet

Draft: 10 feet

Hold capacity: 144,000 pounds

Use: Commercial purse seiner for Pacific sardines, anchovies and squid

Crew: 4

“It’s a live-bait boat. We’re heading out squid fishing in Oregon now. We fish for anchovies and sardines as well."

--Kraai McClure

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