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Year: 1997 State or Census Area: ANCHORAGE City: All Cities
Part 1: Number of Vessels and Percentages (1) (2)
  Number of Vessels Percentage of Total Vessels
Total Number of Vessels 1,082 100%
       
Engines    
  Diesel 348 32.2
  Gas 663 61.3
Refrigeration 56 5.2
Registered for a Salmon Net Area 333 30.8
Company or Partnership Owned Vessels 255 23.6
Hull Type    
  Aluminum 593 54.8
  Concrete 0 0.0
  Fiberglass/Plastic 383 35.4
  Iron/Steel/Alloy 20 1.8
  Rubber 38 0.0
  Wood 43 4.0
Type of Activity (3)    
  Freezer/Canner 2 0.2
  Tender/Packer 48 4.4
  Guided Sport (Charter) 490 45.3
  Comercial Fishing 682 63.0
Gear(s) Intended to be Used (3)    
  Diving Gear 1 0.1
  Fish Wheel 2 0.2
  Gill Net - Drift 241 22.3
  Gill Net - Herring 66 6.1
  Gill Net - Set 70 6.5
  Longline 231 21.3
  Mechanical Jig 19 1.8
  Pot Gear 102 9.4
  Ring Net 0 0.0
  Scallop Dredge 2 0.2
  Seine - Purse Seine 113 10.4
  Seine - Beach Seine 5 0.5
  Trawl - Beam 1 0.1
  Trawl - Double Otter 1 0.1
  Trawl - Otter 9 0.8
  Trawl - Pair Trawl 1 0.1
  Troll - Dinglebar 1 0.1
  Troll - Hand 45 4.2
  Troll - Power 10 0.9
  Other Gear Types 231 21.3

Year: 1997 State or Census Area: ANCHORAGE City: All Cities
Part 2: Averages (1)
  Average (Mean) Median Skewness Number of Vessels Represented (Percentage of Total) (4)
Year Built 1985 1986 -1.8 1,054 (97.4 %)
Age (in the year 1997) 12 yrs.        
Number of Gear Types per Vessel 1.5 1.0 2.4 763 (70.5 %)
Horsepower 214.8 hp 175.0 2.4 993 (91.8 %)
Fuel Tank Capacity 498.0 gal. 100.0 18.6 832 (76.9 %)
Hold Tank Capacity 1,187.6 cu. ft. 325.0 9.4 289 (26.7 %)
Live Tank Capacity 1,606.3 cu. ft. 612.5 5.4 58 (5.4 %)
Length 26.4 ' 22.0 2.8 1,082 (100.0 %)
Length by Hull Type          
  Aluminum 21.2 ' 18.0 2.9 593 (54.8 %)
  Concrete 0.0 ' 0.0 0.0 0 (0.0 %)
  Fiberglass/Plastic 32.3 ' 32.0 0.6 383 (35.4 %)
  Iron/Steel/Alloy 75.6 ' 80.0 0.2 20 (1.8 %)
  Rubber 14.7 ' 15.0 -0.5 38 (3.5 %)
  Wood 33.2 ' 32.0 1.4 43 (4.0 %)

FOOTNOTES: (Please see report description for complete information!)

(1) Please read the Report Description for a detailed explanation of the vessels represented in this report and those excluded due to a licensing exemption.

(2) This report is based on information provided on vessel license application forms. The information may contain omissions or errors. If information is omitted (unknown) the sum of the vessels in the category will be less than the total number of vessels. For example, the sum of the vessels by hull type will be less than the total number of vessels in the area if this information not been provided on all applications.

(3) Vessels can be used for more than one activity and can use multiple gear types. As a result, in these categories a vessel may be counted multiple times. Some vessels may not be counted at all if the activity or gear information was not provided on the vessel license application.

(4) The Number of Vessels Represented is the number of vessels used to calculate the average, median, and skewness. Since the vessel application may contain omissions, not all vessels can be used when developing this information. A low percentage of the total vessels indicates that the figure comes from a very small group and may not be representative of the area's fleet.

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