Gladding Hearn Shipbuilding

Rendering Resilient class RIB pilot launch

Lake Pilots order RIB launch

Somerset, Mass., based Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has taken an order for a rigid-bottom, soft-sided RIB pilot boat from the Lake Pilots Association, Huron, Mich. The Resilient class high-speed launch will be

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George R. Duclos passes at age 86

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, Somerset, Mass., reports that George Raymond Duclos, age 86, died peacefully on February 15, 2020 surrounded by his family. Born in 1933 , George Duclos joined Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding

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New pilot boat arrives in Valdez

The Southwest Alaska Pilots Association’s newest pilot boat, Emerald Island, is now at work. Built by Somerset, Mass-based Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, the Emerald Island arrived by ship in Victoria, BC on December 22