Vigor Ballard, Seattle WA

(formerly Kvichak Marine)

Most recent update: June 25, 2017.


Kvichak Marine Industries was started by Keith Whittemore and Jim Meckley in 1981 and has become a leader in high-speed small craft for a variety of applications.  It was sold to Vigor Industrial in 2015.  Visit the company at www.kvichak.com and see its Ballard shipyard from the air on Google here.

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Ft. Built Disposition
Fishing Vessels
100 959083 Seaquill James D Nash Fishing Vessel 18 32 1990 Active
101 931899 Gus Dorwin L Malsbury Fishing Vessel 14 32 1988 Now Kaia Marie
101 944288 Miss Alison Douglas R Elwell Fishing Vessel 14 32 1988 Active
102 930803 Point Defiance Erik D Noste Fishing Vessel 14 32 1988 Active
102 942547 Sumo Chris Mc Dowell Fishing Vessel 7 32 1988 Active
102 945058 Mystery Girl Tam Tran Fishing Vessel 17 32 1989 Active
103 945249 Anna Marie Carl M. Larsen Fishing Vessel 18 32 1989 Now Legend
104 945352 Selma John D Little Fishing Vessel 17 32 1989 Active
105 946628 Shawn Marie Barry D Northcutt Fishing Vessel 17 32 1989 Active
106 944436 Holly Ann Keith B Findley Fishing Vessel 18 34 1989 Active
107 949966 Wooster Michael Jonrowe Fishing Vessel 19 32 1989 Active
108 958806 Vortex F/V Vortex Inc Fishing Vessel 18 32 1990 Active
109 960411 Elusive Elusive Llc Fishing Vessel 18 32 1990 Now Rachelle Denae
111 971243 Peril Strait Henry A Baumgart Fishing Vessel 13 32 1991 Active
112 974025 Red Hook Red Hook Inc Fishing Vessel 18 32 1991 Now Jesse N
113 981571 Vulcan Christopher T White Fishing Vessel 18 32 1992 Now Charisse Marie
114 984288 Christine Jane Wild Alaskan Seafoods Fishing Vessel 21 32 1992 Active
116 987304 Vicki K Outlaw Inc Fishing Vessel 19 32 1993 Active
117 990136 Bay Rose Jeffery P Kauffman Fishing Vessel 19 32 1992 Now Sea Horse
117 990900 Jimmyjeff II Stanvick Partnership Fishing Vessel 18 32 1993 Active
118 989804 Lady Kate Peter Bjazevich Fishing Vessel 18 32 1993 Now Odie II
119 990422 Highball Peter C Arnestad Fishing Vessel 18 32 1993 Active
120 991067 Chaloupe Misty Fjords Seafood Fishing Vessel 19 32 1993 Now Holly V
121 996873 Dues Payer II Peter T Thompson Fishing Vessel 18 32 1993 Active
122 999314 Centaur Seacoaster Charter Llc Fishing Vessel 18 32 1994 Active
123 1022005 Homeward Trefon Angasan Jr. Fishing Vessel 18 32 1994 Active
124 1029776 Surge Bay Murray Buys Fishing Vessel 18 32 1995 Active
125 1031655 Cool Change Harley Sellers Fishing Vessel 18 32 1995 Active
126? 1021039 Aleutian Pribilof #1 APICDA Vessels Inc Fishing Vessel 19 35 1993 Active
127? 1021040 Aleutian Pribilof #2 APICDA Vessels Inc Fishing Vessel 18 35 1994 Now Aleutian Vista
128? Aleutian Pribilof #3 APICDA Vessels Inc Fishing Vessel 18 35 1994 Active
129? Aleutian Pribilof #4 APICDA Vessels Inc Fishing Vessel 18 35 1994 Active
130? 1027755 Aleutian Pribilof #5 APICDA Vessels Inc Fishing Vessel 18 35 1994 Now Lacie Belle
131 1041554 Skillet Salt Creek Inc Fishing Vessel 7 30 1995 Active
132 1040804 Eclipse Kevin L Klepser Fishing Vessel 22 34 1995 Active
133 1039451 Greymist John Fulton Fishing Vessel 17 32 1996 Active
137 1041555 Frayed Knot David Pritchard Fishing Vessel 19 32 1996 Active
139 1039129 Anny Joy Jorn Kvinge Fishing Vessel 17 32 1996 Active
140 1041552 Phonebooth Salt Creek Inc Fishing Vessel 7 30 1995 Active
151 1047322 L & M A&P Holdings Lc Fishing Vessel 11 36 1996 Active
154 1047099 Frying Pan Salt Creek Inc Fishing Vessel 10 34 1996 Active
159 1051073 Cataract O.A.R.S. Fishing Vessel 10 34 1996 Active
213 1040087 Rainbow Chaser Balch Enterprises Ltd Fishing Vessel 17 32 1996 Active
218 1037420 Surrender Mark A Niver Fishing Vessel 17 32 1996 Active
165 1051287 Tanjent James C Riggle Fishing Vessel 18 32 1997 Active
168 1054083 Norton Bay Norton Sound EDC Fishing Vessel 29 39 1997 Active
171 1071955 Packer Salt Creek Inc Fishing Vessel 8 34 1998 Now Mary Louisa
184 1188653 Determination Coastal Vill. Seafoods Fishing Vessel 12 30 2006 Active
1101 1252834 Paul C. Johnson Norton Sound EDC Fishing Tender 93 66 2014 Active
218 1258256 Beast Mode Bristol Bay Reds  Fishing Vessel 21 36 7-May-15 Active
218 1258441 Anasazi Elusive LLC  Fishing Vessel 23 39 18-May-15 Active
218 1258544 Honey Badger Loki Enterprises Fishing Vessel 21 36 24-Feb-15 Active
Oil Spill Vessels
211 978964 FRV-1 NRC Oil Recovery 13 32 1991 Active
211 978965 FRV-2 NRC Oil Recovery 13 32 1991 Active
211 978966 FRV-3 NRC Oil Recovery 13 32 1991 Active
211 978967 FRV-4 NRC Oil Recovery 13 32 1991 Active
211 978968 FRV-5 NRC Oil Recovery 13 32 1991 Active
211 978969 FRV-6 NRC Oil Recovery 13 32 1991 Active
211 978970 FRV-7 NRC Oil Recovery 13 32 1991 Active
211 978971 FRV-8 NRC Oil Recovery 13 32 1991 Active
211 978972 FRV-9 NRC Oil Recovery 13 32 1991 Active
212 993174 Scoter MSRC Oil Recovery 14 32 1993 Active
213 998272 Clean Sweep Clean Seas Oil Recovery 10 32 1993 Active
281 994543 BHSS 101 NRC Oil Recovery 15 30 1993 Now Sea Ram
281 994544 BHSS 102 NRC Oil Recovery 15 30 1993 Active
281 994545 BHSS 103 NRC Oil Recovery 15 30 1993 Now Seaboar
281 994546 BHSS 104 NRC Oil Recovery 15 30 1993 Active
281 994547 BHSS 105 NRC Oil Recovery 15 30 1993 Active
281 994548 BHSS 106 NRC Oil Recovery 15 30 1993 Active
281 994549 BHSS 107 NRC Oil Recovery 15 30 1993 Active
281 994550 BHSS 108 NRC Oil Recovery 15 30 1993 Active
281 99455 BHSS 109 NRC Oil Recovery 15 30 1993 Active
281 994551 BHSS 110 NRC Oil Recovery 15 30 1993 Active
281 994552 BHSS 111 NRC Oil Recovery 15 30 1993 Active
281 994553 BHSS 112 NRC Oil Recovery 15 30 1993 Active
223 1045193 Coot MSRC Oil Recovery 12 36 1996 Active
224 1045192 Teal MSRC Oil Recovery 12 36 1996 Active
239 1066036 249-1 Alaska Clean Seas Oil Recovery 13 38 1997 Active
240 1066038 249-2 Alaska Clean Seas Oil Recovery 13 38 1997 Active
241 1058629 Avocet MSRC Oil Recovery 12 36 1997 Active
243 1066039 249-3 Alaska Clean Seas Oil Recovery 13 38 1997 Active
244 1066040 249-4 Alaska Clean Seas Oil Recovery 13 38 1997 Active
245 1064244 CGA-57 Clean Gulf Associates Oil Recovery 20 37 1997 Now CVX-57
259 1066041 249-5 Alaska Clean Seas Oil Recovery 13 38 1998 Active
260 1066042 249-6 Alaska Clean Seas Oil Recovery 13 38 1998 Now TKBG 2496
261 1066043 249-7 Alaska Clean Seas Oil Recovery 13 38 1998 Active
262 1066044 249-8 Alaska Clean Seas Oil Recovery 13 38 1998 Active
263 1066045 249-9 Alaska Clean Seas Oil Recovery 13 38 1998 Active
264 1066046 249-10 Alaska Clean Seas Oil Recovery 16 40 1998 Active
265 1072359 249-3 CISPRI Partners Oil Recovery 13 38 1998 Active
266 1072360 249-4 CISPRI Partners Oil Recovery 13 38 1998 Active
272 1069015 Widgeon MSRC Oil Recovery 11 35 1998 Active
279 1090825 NRC Response 1 NRC Oil Recovery 13 32 1999 Active
280 1090828 NRC Response 2 NRC Oil Recovery 13 32 1999 Active
281 1080908 Grebe MSRC Oil Recovery 14 35 1999 Active
283 1095879 Orb 1 Amak Towing Oil Recovery 13 38 2000 Active
284 1095886 Orb 2 Amak Towing Oil Recovery 13 38 2000 Active
285 1096430 Loon MSRC Oil Recovery 14 35 2000 Active
286 1096431 Orb 3 Amak Towing Oil Recovery 13 38 2000 Active
287 1096432 Orb 4 Amak Towing Oil Recovery 14 38 2000 Active
288 1096433 Orb 5 NRC Oil Recovery 13 38 2000 Active
289 1096434 Orb 6 NRC Oil Recovery 14 38 2000 Active
290 1096435 Orb 7 mak Towing Oil Recovery 13 38 2000 Active
291 1096436 Orb 8 Amak Towing Oil Recovery 14 38 2000 Active
288 1098062 Orb 7 NRC Oil Recovery 13 38 2000 Active
289 1098063 Orb 8 NRC Oil Recovery 14 38 2000 Active
296 1113825 249-11 Alaska Clean Seas Oil Recovery 18 40 2001 Active
297 1113824 249-12 Alaska Clean Seas Oil Recovery 18 40 2000 Active
298 1114163 Mallard MSRC Oil Recovery 14 35 2001 Active
213 1165774 249-7 CISPRI Partners Oil Recovery 13 38 2004 Active
214 1165775 249-8 CISPRI Partners Oil Recovery 13 38 2004 Active
215 1167032 Orb-1 Amak Towing Freight Barge 7 52 2005 Active
218 1170779 Orb-2 Amak Towing Freight Barge 7 52 2005 Active
  Peregrine Clean Sound Corp. Oil Recovery     2005 Active
  Unnamed SE Alaska Pet. Res. Org. Oil Barge     2005 Active
  Unnamed SE Alaska Pet. Res. Org. Oil Barge     2005 Active
  Unnamed MSRC Oil Recovery     2006 Active
  Unnamed GPC Sectional Barge   24 2007 Active
  Unnamed GPC Sectional Barge   24 2007 Active
  Unnamed GPC Sectional Barge   24 2007 Active
  Unnamed GPC Sectional Barge   24 2007 Active
229 1197811 Arctic Barge 1 ASRC Oil Recovery 14 44 2007 Active
230 1197813 Arctic Barge 2 ASRC Oil Recovery 14 44 2007 Active
231 1197441 Arctic Barge 3 ASRC Oil Recovery 30 46 2007 Active
232 1197815 Arctic Barge 4 ASRC Oil Recovery 14 44 2007 Active
233 1197956 Arctic Responder 1 ASRC Oil Recovery 16 34 2007 Active
234 1197957 Arctic Responder 2 ASRC Oil Recovery 16 34 2007 Active
235 1197955 Arctic Responder 3 ASRC Oil Recovery 16 34 2007 Active
236 1197954 Arctic Responder 4 ASRC Oil Recovery 16 34 2007 Active
237 1197953 Arctic Responder 5 ASRC Oil Recovery 16 34 2007 Active
238 1197952 Arctic Responder 6 ASRC Oil Recovery 16 34 2007 Active
  32 boats Various Oil Recovery   30 2010 Active
  Unnamed Enviro Safety & Health Oil Recovery   30 May-10 Active
302 1231399 Gen III KMI Leasing Oil Recovery 27 57 2010 Active
  Portugal Unnamed Porto de Sines Oil Recovery   30 Jan-11 Active
311 1233782 Nanuayaaq I Superior Energy Oil Recovery 32 39 2011 Active
312 1233274 Nanuayaaq II Superior Energy Oil Recovery 32 39 2011 Active
  Russia 15 boats Argus Ltd. Oil Recovery   30 Sep-11 Active
266 C20663BC Unnamed Western Canada MRC Workboat 27 57 Nov-12 Active (Canada)
280 C21974ON Unnamed Timothy P. Keegan Workboat 27 57 Sep-13 Active (Canada)
233 838555 Pacific Chinook   Workboat 27 57 Oct-14 Active (Canada)
216 1253412 RI Elastec, Inc. Oil Recovery 6 31 17-Jun-15 Active
Patrol and Pilot Vessels
326 1113137 Kvichak Defender #3 KMI Leasing Patrol Boat 42 54 2000 Active
335 1235906 Chinook Columbia River Pilots Pilot Boat 84 72 2000 Active
338 1154554 Kvichak Defender #4 KMI Leasing Patrol Boat 42 54 2001 Active
339 1154556 Kvichak Surveyor #1 KMI Leasing Patrol Boat 45 64 2001 Active
340 1138963 Sabine Bank Pilot Sabine Pilot Service Pilot Boat 74 71 2003 Active
345 1169727 Swordfish California Fish & Game Patrol Boat 42 54 2001 Active
349 1137461 Kvichak Defender #1 KMI Leasing Patrol Boat 31 54 2002 Active
350 1137462 Kvichak Defender #2 KMI Leasing Patrol Boat 31 54 2002 Now Resolution
351 1148977 Steelhead California Fish & Game Patrol Boat 42 54 2003 Active
352 1148984 Coho California Fish & Game Patrol Boat 42 54 2003 Active
  Fire Boat No. 1 Los Angeles County Fire Boat   39 2004 Active
  Fire Boat No. 3 Los Angeles County Fire Boat   39 2004 Active
  Fire Boat No. 5 Los Angeles County Fire Boat   39 2004 Active
355 1154428 Camai State of Alaska Patrol Boat 52 69 2004 Active
358 1165206 Georgia Savannah Bar Pilots Pilot Boat 108 75 2004 Active
359 1162965 Thresher California Fish & Game Patrol Boat 23 54 2004 Active
360 1162962 Marlin California Fish & Game Patrol Boat 23 54 2004 Active
  Patrol 2 Seattle Police Police Boat     2005 Active
363 1166698 Swift Virginia Pilots Pilot Boat 26 49 2005 Active
364 1167597 Glynn Brunswick Pilots Pilot Boat 40 48 2004 Active
365 1169195 Brunswick Brunswick Pilots Pilot Boat 40 48 2005 Active
384 1235905 Columbia Columbia River Pilots Pilot Boat 99 75 Apr-08 Active
389 1225398 Yellow Rose Houston Pilots Pilot Boat 99 75 May-10 Active
  na P.O. Edward Byrne New York Police Response Boat C   44 Jun-10 Active
Export Aquila Dutch Pilotage Org. Pilot Boat   75 Jul-10 Active (Netherlands)
Export Draco Dutch Pilotage Org. Pilot Boat   75 Jul-10 Active (Netherlands)
Export Orion Dutch Pilotage Org. Pilot Boat   75 Jul-10 Active (Netherlands)
  Defender V  KMI Leasing Patrol Boat   57 2010 Active
    Seattle City Light Pushboat   26 Apr-11 Active
  na   New York Police Response Boat C   44 Jul-12 Active
  Patrol 9 Seattle Police Response Boat C   44 Apr-12 Active
399 1241050 Samuel A. Church Crescent River Pilots Pilot Boat 33 52 Jun-12 Active
400 1243250 River Pilot Crescent River Pilots Pilot Boat 33 52 Sep-12 Active
371 1243278 Vigilant  Kvichak Marine Unclassified 27 45 Nov-12 Active
  na   New York Police Response Boat C   44 Mar-13 Active
  Patrol 28 Boston Police Patrol Boat   28 May-13 Active
    LA Co. Sheriff's Dept. Response Boat C   44 Aug-13 Active
376 1249787 Georgia Savannah Pilots Pilot Boat 65 74 Sep-13 Active
377 1246158 Bering  SW Alaska Pilots Pilot Boat 35 53 Jul-13 Active
386 1251741 Astoria Columbia River Pilots Pilot Boat 99 75 Mar-14 Active
363 838590 Lelu West Coast Launch Svce. Crew/Pilot Boat 15 36 Nov-14 Active (Canada)
363 838591 Kitson West Coast Launch Svce. Crew/Pilot Boat 15 36 Nov-14 Active (Canada)
363 838607 Tymac Spray Tymac Launch Service Crew/Pilot Boat 15 36 Nov-14 Active (Canada)
363 838608 Tymac Storm Tymac Launch Service Crew/Pilot Boat 15 36 Nov-14 Active (Canada)
  Oman   Port of Duqm Pilot Boat   62 Mar-16 Active
  Oman   Port of Duqm Pilot Boat   62 Mar-16 Active
  na   New York Police Response Boat C   44 May-16 Active
      CA Dept. of Water Res. Research Vessel   60 2016 Building
      King County WA Research Vessel   48 2016 Building
Passenger Vessels
401 1025644 Sylvan Spirit Decatur NW Comm. Ferry 59 57 1994 Active
402 1086152 Ocean Quest Sea Sport Cruises Inc Excursion Boat 47 64 1999 Active
403 1086654 Ocean Explorer Sea Sport Cruises Inc Excursion Boat 21 54 1999 Active
405 1105920 Ocean Odyssey Sea Sport Cruises Inc Excursion Boat 47 64 2001 Active
406 1103996 Holokai Atlantis Submarines Excursion Boat 19 54 2000 Active
407 1112573 Aqualink Long Beach Transit Ferry 47 64 2001 Active
410 1149508 Ocean Voyager Sea Sport Cruises Inc Excursion Boat 47 64 2003 Active
411 1149645 Maui Magic Maui Classic Charters Excursion Boat 20 54 2003 Active
  No name Trident Seafoods Skiff     2004 Active
  No name Leclercq Marine Unknown     2004 Active
414 1169035 Christopher Harbor Breeze Corp Excursion Boat 99 64 2005 Active
415 1165868 Michael A Michael A Miller Ferry 23 35 2005 Active
416 1191528 Taino Dancer El Conquistador Ptnshp. Excursion Boat 75 66 2006 Active
417 1191530 Yunque Princess El Conquistador Ptnshp. Excursion Boat 75 66 2006 Active
418 1213097 Gemini Bay Area Water Transit Ferry 90 116 Oct-08 Hull by Nichols Bros.
419 1213095 Pisces Bay Area Water Transit Ferry 90 116 Feb-09 Hull by Nichols Bros.
420 1215086 Scorpio Bay Area Water Transit Ferry 90 116 Nov-09 Hull by Nichols Bros.
421 1215087 Taurus Bay Area Water Transit Ferry 90 116 Mar-10 Hull by Nichols Bros.
422 1231817 Aqualink II Long Beach Transit Ferry 58 64 Jun-11 Active
423 1242969 Tecopa Chemehuevi Transit Ferry 96 60 Dec-12 Active
  No name Puget Sound Energy Ferry   32 2013 Active
  No name Puget Sound Energy Ferry   38 2013 Active
  1275311 Hydrus Bay Area Water Transit Ferry 355 135 21-Feb-17 Active
  1277145 Cetus Bay Area Water Transit Ferry  335 135 2017 Building
    Bay Area Water Transit Ferry  335 135 2018 Building
    Bay Area Water Transit Ferry  335 135 2018 Building
U.S. Government Contracts
    U. S. Navy Oil Recovery Boats   28 1994-98 48 boats
    U. S. Navy Boom Skiffs   18 1998 6 boats
  Irvington Corps of Engineers Survey Boat     2003 Active
  Moritz Corps of Engineers Survey Boat     2003 Active
    U. S. Navy Oil Recovery Boats   28 2003 4 boats
    U. S. Navy Oil Recovery Boats   30 2004 5 boats
    U. S. Navy Support Boats     2005 2 boats
    U. S. Navy Support Boats     2006 2 boats
    U. S. Navy Oil Recovery Boats   30 2006 8 boats
  LCM 1953-1962 U. S. Navy Utility Boat   40 2006 10 boats
LCM 1963-1966 U. S. Navy Utility Boat   40 2007 4 boats
LCM 1967-1973 U. S. Navy Utility Boat   40 2008 7 boats
  LCM 1974-1977 U. S. Navy Utility Boat   40 2010 4 boats
  LCM 1977-1984 U. S. Navy Utility Boat   40 2011 17 boats
  Bay Hydro II N.O.A.A. Survey Boat    54 Sep-08 Active
  John A. B. Dillard, Jr. Corps of Engineers Debris Removal Boat    87 Mar-10 Active
  CG45 601-774 U. S. Coast Guard Response Boats - Medium   45 2008-15 87 of 174 boats
    U. S. Coast Guard Transportable Port Security Boats   33 2012-15 59 of up to 80 boats
    U. S. Navy Rapid Response Skimmers   30 May-13 15 boats
    U. S. Navy Skimmer     2017 1 boat
    U. S. Coast Guard Motor Surf Boats for EAGLE   33 2018 3 boats
  CG45 775-776 U. S. Coast Guard Response Boats - Medium   45 2017 2 boats for Jordan
Hovercraft
601 1219944 Arctic Hawk Crowley Marine Hovercraft 17 39 2003 Active
602 1190205 Suna X Aleutians East Borough Hovercraft 92 88 2006 Active