Vessel: Silver Cloud

Owner: Rod Crocker

Homeport: Ilwaco

Engine: Cummins KT1150, 500 HP, Genset auxiliary 30Kw

Cruising speed: 8 knots

Fuel: 6,000 gallons diesel

Year built: 1971

Length: 67 feet

Beam: 20 feet

Weight: 60 tons (empty)

Draft: 10 feet

Hold capacity: 30 tons

Designer: Rock Island Ship Company

Use: “It’s a Gulf shrimp boat built in Texas by Rock Island Ship Company. I’ve been remodeling every inch over the past six years to be a liveaboard and dive boat, mostly for on the west side of Vancouver Island. It’s the same boat as the Anita-D (1974, 78 foot), only the smaller and older sister built in 1971. They both came through the Panama Canal together and to Newport together. Then they moved up here together with different owners.”

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