On the Water

Alaska Ocean Coveralls

Fish processors, laboratory staff, inspectors, supervisors, and others who work in the factory aboard the Alaska Ocean wear royal blue coveralls like these when on duty. These polyester coveralls are worn over other clothing to maintain standards of hygiene in the factory. Some processors change their coveralls several times during their daily 12-hour shift, which can extend to kicker shifts of an additional three hours. Because clean coveralls are always in demand, the factory’s laundry crew keeps the industrial washers and dryers running continuously. The coveralls, with the words Alaska Ocean emblazoned across the back, zip up the front and are typically worn tucked into boots.

ID Number:
2007.0178.20
Maker:
Fristads
Place Made:
Norway
Date:
2006
Dimensions:
62 x 56 1/2 x 1 in.; 157.48 x 143.51 x 2.54 cm
Source:
Alaska Ocean thru Jeff Hendricks