Seattle, Washington Shipyard & Drydock

Lake Union Drydock Company is a full service shipyard in Seattle, Washington specializing in ship repair. Our facilities cover more than 12 acres. We employ skilled workers in all shipyard trades, carrying on a ninety year tradition of craftsmanship and financial stability unmatched by any other shipyard on the west coast. Our typical ship repair and conversion jobs involve repairs to a wide variety of systems and coordination of multiple disciplines to meet customer needs. We welcome a wide variety of projects large and small, particularly repair and conversion of vessels over 100 feet in length.

You will find Lake Union Drydock Company to be a great partner in finding reliable and timely solutions to your Seattle ship repair and conversion needs. We also provide moorage for large boats. Virtually all of our ship repair work is custom, based on your specific needs. Our ship yard specialists start with a clear definition of the work and project goals. Then they conform the shipyard organization to fit the requirements, and continuously monitor progress and adjust organizationally as necessary. We keep you, the customer, in the driver’s seat to be sure we are giving you the value and service you want.

The West Coast Shipyard Focused on Quality and Safety

The focus of our shipyard is on high quality workmanship and value to the customer. Lake Union Drydock Company employs highly skilled tradesmen including Welders, Shipfitters, Electricians, Sheetmetal Workers, Pipefitters, Painters, Machinists, Riggers and Shipwrights that enable us to build or repair just about anything marine. Over our 90 year history in Washington, our main line of business has shifted between boatbuilding, boat repair, shipbuilding and ship repair, but the common denominator is quality craftsmanship.

Our convenient West Coast location in the geographic center of Seattle, Washington provides quick access to other specialized services and material suppliers. Access to our shipyard from Puget Sound is through the Hiram Chittenden Locks, the largest of which is 800 ft by 80 ft. Lake Union Drydock Company is located in fresh water, and we have no tides.

It is our intent at Lake Union Drydock Company to initiate and maintain complete accident prevention and safety training programs.  Each individual from top management to the newest craftsperson is responsible for the safety and health of those persons in their charge and coworkers around them.  By accepting mutual responsibility to operate safely, we will all contribute to the well being of personnel.


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