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Year: 1997 State or Census Area: WRANGELL-PETERSBURG City: Port Alexander
Part 1: Number of Vessels and Percentages (1) (2)
  Number of Vessels Percentage of Total Vessels
Total Number of Vessels 32 100%
       
Engines    
  Diesel 25 78.1
  Gas 7 21.9
Refrigeration 3 9.4
Registered for a Salmon Net Area 0 0.0
Company or Partnership Owned Vessels 0 0.0
Hull Type    
  Aluminum 6 18.8
  Concrete 1 3.1
  Fiberglass/Plastic 5 15.6
  Iron/Steel/Alloy 2 6.3
  Rubber 0 0.0
  Wood 17 53.1
Type of Activity (3)    
  Freezer/Canner 1 3.1
  Tender/Packer 6 18.8
  Guided Sport (Charter) 1 3.1
  Comercial Fishing 32 100.0
Gear(s) Intended to be Used (3)    
  Diving Gear 0 0.0
  Fish Wheel 0 0.0
  Gill Net - Drift 0 0.0
  Gill Net - Herring 0 0.0
  Gill Net - Set 0 0.0
  Longline 18 56.3
  Mechanical Jig 3 9.4
  Pot Gear 2 6.3
  Ring Net 0 0.0
  Scallop Dredge 0 0.0
  Seine - Purse Seine 0 0.0
  Seine - Beach Seine 0 0.0
  Trawl - Beam 1 3.1
  Trawl - Double Otter 0 0.0
  Trawl - Otter 0 0.0
  Trawl - Pair Trawl 0 0.0
  Troll - Dinglebar 3 9.4
  Troll - Hand 14 43.8
  Troll - Power 15 46.9
  Other Gear Types 3 9.4

Year: 1997 State or Census Area: WRANGELL-PETERSBURG City: Port Alexander
Part 2: Averages (1)
  Average (Mean) Median Skewness Number of Vessels Represented (Percentage of Total) (4)
Year Built 1958 1953 0.0 32 (100.0 %)
Age (in the year 1997) 39 yrs.        
Number of Gear Types per Vessel 1.8 2.0 2.0 32 (100.0 %)
Horsepower 135.2 hp 103.0 2.4 32 (100.0 %)
Fuel Tank Capacity 765.2 gal. 300.0 3.6 29 (90.6 %)
Hold Tank Capacity 615.1 cu. ft. 320.0 2.7 19 (59.4 %)
Live Tank Capacity 1,762.5 cu. ft. 1,762.5 . 2 (6.3 %)
Length 35.0 ' 35.0 0.8 32 (100.0 %)
Length by Hull Type          
  Aluminum 15.8 ' 15.5 1.6 6 (18.8 %)
  Concrete 57.0 ' 57.0 . 1 (3.1 %)
  Fiberglass/Plastic 31.0 ' 31.0 0.0 5 (15.6 %)
  Iron/Steel/Alloy 48.5 ' 48.5 . 2 (6.3 %)
  Rubber 0.0 ' 0.0 0.0 0 (0.0 %)
  Wood 39.5 ' 36.0 2.2 17 (53.1 %)

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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