Modification of the Stern Deckhouse (Pilothouse)

The first stern deckhouse as it was until 1991.

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The stern deckhouse unbolted, raised, and now resting on metal supports while waiting for the crane to lift and remove it from the boat.

January 1991.

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The crane lifting the stern deckhouse.

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The stern deckhouse removed by crane. Next it will be transported to mastro-Pachos’ workshop for modification.

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The stern deckhouse in mastro-Pachos’ workshop.The addition to the deckhouse is already complete.

April 1991.

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Mastro-Pachos’ takes up his miraculous claw hammer to work on the deckhouse.

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Three recessed panels from one side of the deckhouse are cut out and removed. Windows will be put in their place.

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At the front of the deckhouse four recessed panels will be removed and replaced by windows.

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The new windows in place on the right side of the deckhouse.The windows are made of bronze by special order at the machine-shop of Mr. Arapoglou in Piraeus, a shop that specializes in windows and ports for ships.

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The new windows seen from the inside of the deckhouse.

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All the windows are now in their place.

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The modified1 deckhouse in mastro-Pachos’ workshop. All modifications now complete, the deckhouse is painted next.

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All the modifications and painting of the deckhouse are done: now it is ready to be returned to the “Faneromeni”.

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Inside view of the deckhouse.

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