Bristol Leader

Entered service 1998

An Alaskan whitefish top producer since its maiden voyage

The Bristol Leader is a 167-foot freezer longliner vessel built in 1998. The Bristol Leader has been one of the top producers in the Bering Sea since its maiden voyage.

In 2004 the Bristol Leader underwent a major retrofit to accommodate the Mustad Autobaiter. Its home port is Kodiak, Alaska.

Vessel Details

Vessel Length

167 feet

Product Capacity

1,100,000 lbs

Berthing Capacity

30 crew members

“When it's getting tough, I tell myself and others, this soon will pass.”

Meet Tristan G.


“The art of the sailor is to leave nothing to chance.”

Meet Bryan S.

Lead Foreman

“Pain is weakness leaving the body.”

Meet Lucas H.