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DEADLIEST CATCH FISHING VESSEL:Farwest Leader


Deadliest Catch
season(s)
: Season 3

Type of crab: King crab,opilio crab

Years at sea: 29


About the Boat: Built in 1979, the Farwest Leader is one of the most structurally-sound boats in the fleet. It was built specifically for the harsh conditions of Alaskan crab fishing. This 105-foot House Aft boat has been operated by the same crew for the past four years. One of the Trident boats, the Farwest Leader holds a capacity of 180 pots.she can hold 125000 lbs of crab and recently got a American flag painted on her bowl and stern (not shown in the picture). The boat was still registered in the 08-09 seasons by ADF&G.


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Captain: Greg “Natural” Moncrief

Crew Members
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Ragnhild Moncrief, Chris “Chilly” Anderson, John Mavar, Eltico “Tico” Tyson, Ricky Lopez

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Greg

Name:Greg “Natural” Moncrief
Position:
Captain
Years experience: 20
Mini bio:
Greg's first voyage as Captain was on the F/V Maverick back in 1994. He worked as Captain on the F/V Shaman until he started as a full time Captain on the Farwest Leader, which he ran for 7 years.
Ragnild

Name:Ragnhild Moncrief
Position: Greenhorn Deckhand/Cook, Wife
Years experience:
Mini bio:
Ragnild is is originally from Sykkyleven, Norway. Season 3 marked Ragnilds second King crab season and first Opilio season working along side Greg. Greg and Ragnild met in 1986 onboard the F/V Northern Glacier, a factory trawler. They have 2 daughters.
Chilly

Name: Chris “Chilly” Anderson
Position: engineer
Years experience:
Mini bio:
Chilly has been commercial fishing for twenty-six years. He started his career on the Tident crab processing vessel Bountiful. He has worked on the Farwest Leader for thirteen years
John Mavar


Name: John Mavar
Position: Deckhand
Years experience: 4
Mini bio: John has been commercial fishing for about 25 years, and onboard the Farwest Leader the last 3 years. John also owns and operates the F/V Windsong, a 32 ft gillnetter that fishes salmon in the summers. Nick Mavar Jr, onboard the Northwestern and John are brothers.
Tico


Name: Eltico “Tico” Tyson
Position: Deckhand
Years experience: 8
Mini bio: Tico has been commercial fishing for 10 years and has spent six years of the Farwest Leader. Before joining the Farwest Leader, Tico fished with Greg on the F/V Shaman.
Ricky


Name: Ricky Lopez
Position:
Deckhand
Years experience: 4
Mini bio:


James Frederic

Name: James Frederic
Position: Deckhand
Years experience
Mini Bio: James appeared in Season 3, during Opie season.





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Captain and Crew Catchy Quotes

Memorable Moments on Board
  • "If you want to stay, then just keep your mouth shut and do your f*&@#!g job!" -- Greg Moncrief






  • Ragnhild's cooking! The cheesecake looked spectacular!
  • Deckhand John Mavar's refusal to shake Chilly's hand after suffering a seasonful of verbal abuse.


  • The engine breaks down.

  • The bridal from the crane backslashes.

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Ragnhild Moncrief
Ragnhild Moncrief 2007, at a local event
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