G & W Industries Builds The #Vito C II7 —First New Construction For 30-Year Repair Firm
G & W Industries, Cleveland, Ohio, r e c e n t l y c o m p l e t e d construction of the fishing trawler Vito C II f o r Vito Ciaramitaro of Gloucester, Mass. The new 96-foot vessel will be used in the North Atlantic.
This vessel marks the first new construction f r om the Great Lakes f o r New England in over 10 years, and is the first ever for G & W Industries. The company, however, has been s e r v i n g Great Lakes marine operators as a voyage repair and conversion facility f o r over 30 years.
The Vito C II was designed by John W. Gilbert of Boston, Mass. Items of note include an alls t a i n l e s s - s t e e l lined fish hold, three 3-inch Marlowe bilge, ballast and wash-down pumps, Thermo- king fish hold freezer system, Foster galley refrigeration, Sperry autopilot and Wagner hydraulic steering. Rigging outfit is by Samsel Supply of Cleveland.
For complete information on new construction as well as repair and conversion facilities available at the Cleveland yard, contact Jack L. Schmidt, Assistant General Manager, G & W Industries, Inc., 1898 Carter Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44113, or telephone (216) 621-7246.