Eastern Shipbuilding Group
Today, the NORTHERN VICTOR is the largest processing vessel owned by Icicle Seafood, Inc at 8902 gross tons. The vessel was originally built in 1945 for the U.S. war effort and was subsequently converted into an oil well drilling ship. Eastern converted it into a fish processing vessel in 1990. Since July 1990, the NORTHERN VICTOR has operated in Alaska as the second largest processing vessel in the United States fishing industry. With quarters for 222 crew members, the vessel processes Alaskan Pollock out of her primary operating base in the Aleutians Islands, near Dutch Harbor.