General Pershing - Historic Fishing Boat

The General Pershing is a fishing boat that entered service in 1930. It is based in Monterey and efforts are underway to restore it - not only for its historic value but as a teaching platform where children can learn about the environment and the ecological issues that beset our oceans and our fisheries.





9791 The fantail shows signs of rust and could do with a lick of paint...



9796 The bow looks in better shape, but the anchor has seen better days



9801 Eighty years of salt and moisture take their toll, even on massive iron









9814 Wheelhouse view.



9817 Skipper at the wheel



9819 Home base, guarded by a seal on a rock.






9831 A classy lady



9833 Classy all round.