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Barney Devine
Schedules can be found at http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/fish/lakemich/Barney_Devine_schedule.htm
The Barney Devine is a Great Lakes gill-net boat designed and built in 1937 by Burger Boat of Manitowoc, Wisconsin. It is steel-hulled, 50 feet long, a beam of 14.5 feet, a draft of 5.5 feet, and a displacement of 37 tons. Deck machinery consists of a Crossley gill-net lifter that is believed to have been installed in 1937. Pilothouse electronics includes a Simrad Robertson autopilot installed in 1999, a Simrad radar installed in 1998, a Northstar X41 GPS installed in 1991, a Garmin 210 GPS installed in 1997, a Furuno depth sounder installed in 1983, a Datamarine depth sounder installed in 1999, two Icom marine radios (I10 and I06) installed in 1993 and 1999 and a cellular phone.
Don Beilfuss
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Sturgeon Bay Fisheries, 110 S. Neenah, Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin, 54235 USA
Ship Type
Operating AreaGreat Lakes: Baileys Harbor and Jacksonport Deep Reef, Sturgeon Bay to Sheboygan, Cardy’s Reef, Milwaukee
Crusing Speed10 knots
Lab Space
Power AvailabilityThe Barney Devine is powered by a 235 hp Cummins diesel engine that was installed in 1972. Total engine hours are approximately 10,000 with 755 hours since the last overhaul. Onboard electrical power is provided by a diesel-powered 8.5 kW Onan generator i
Berthing Space2
Deck SpaceThe work deck is mostly the enclosed internal area of the boat, which is approximately 700 ft.
Telemetry Available
29 Mar 2010 14:38