Tag: Refit

Mainebiz – Seacoast Mission’s Sunbeam V Splashes After Year-Long Refit

Mainebiz — August 20, 2020 Seacoast Mission’s Sunbeam V splashes after year- long refit By Laurie Schreiber Front Street Shipyard in Belfast launched Maine Seacoast Mission’s 75-foot-long telemedicine vessel Sunbeam V on Monday, after a 14-month refit. System tests performed at the shipyard’s dock are now underway, to be followed by sea trials. Delivery to…

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Sneak Peek – The New Sunbeam Salon

BELFAST, ME — We had a chance yesterday to shoot some pics of the Sunbeam interior just hours before the boat was returned to the water. Finish work remains before the boat is back in service. But the whole of the Sunbeam, inside and out, looks terrific. Here’s a shot of Mission Director of Development…

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Update – Sunbeam Emerges from Shipyard Shed

Again, our thanks to Front Street Shipyard for this July update: SUNBEAM gets a few sunbeams on her bow for the first time in a year as she emerges from the shed. SUNBEAM gets a few sunbeams on her bow for the first time in a year as she emerges from the shed. pic.twitter.com/wM4cNVktgU —…

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‘Sunbeam’ Updater – Upholsterers Aboard Measure for New Cushions

BELFAST, ME — Received a short note and photo late yesterday from Sunbeam Capt. Mike Johnson, who said, “Brian and Art from Art’s Canvas & Upholstery in Belmont, ME were aboard the Sunbeam Monday night, June 22, to measure for our new cushions. These two know their stuff. I believe even sewed their own masks!”…

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A Peek at New ‘Sunbeam’ Crew Cabins

BELFAST, ME — Front Street Shipyard, where the Sunbeam is having a re-fit, posts this May 3 photo of “the new crew cabins on Sunbeam.” Looking good. Learn more about the Sunbeam, the boat crew, and their work among Maine unbridged islands. The new crew cabins on SUNBEAM. pic.twitter.com/uGWarPOuYT — Front Street Shipyard (@FrontShipyard) May…

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‘Sunbeam’ Updater – New Stainless Steel Piping

BELFAST, ME — Again we thank Front Street Shipyard for providing update photos of the Sunbeam refit. This photo was posted April 24th on the shipyard’s Twitter account. The photo caption: New stainless steel piping work in SUNBEAM’s engine room. New stainless steel piping work in SUNBEAM’s engine room pic.twitter.com/H3LKUShnbC — Front Street Shipyard (@FrontShipyard)…

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‘Sunbeam’ Update – Insulating the Main Salon

BELFAST, ME — The Mission’s boat Sunbeam is having its routine major refit at Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, ME. The first Sunbeam photos out of Front Street, about a year ago, were of a Sunbeam with its interior gutted for the first time in a quarter century. The expansive surface rust made a startling…

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