1954 US Army T Boat - Yacht Conversion - Higgins Trawler, Work Boat, Cargo Ship
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84 Steel T-Boats Built - Loyal Following
- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- West Coast, FL
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- US$ 149,500
Original price $295,000.
We look forward to hearing from serious Buyers for this comfortable little ship.
VESSEL IS TURN KEY READY TO CRUISE
65' U.S. Army T-Boat, Yacht Conversion in Progress with Marine Architect Involved
Designer: Eldridge McInnis
Built by Higgins Shipyard
Vessel T-493 has undergone a major refit which included having her superstructure raised for increased headroom inside, hull inspected and audio guaged, very good condition, one of the best hulls in the fleet of steel T-Boats operating worldwide. Hull sand blasted and painted, many bronze port lights added.
In the past year, this vessel has been cruised to Mexico and Cuba. Owner's health now forces consideration of sale.
Cat D-342 Natural, 220 HP max at 1300 RPM, 170 continuous at 1200 RPM Cat - Engine has received a major overhaul to include pistons, liners and bearings.
Walker Airsep crankcase breather filter system
Keel cooled fresh water cooling
Twin Disc MG 514 3.5:1 reverse/reduction gear
3.5" SS shaft
3 blade propeller 46d x 32p
Morse controls with locking throttle
Cruise speed 7-8 knots, max 9.5 knots
Wesmar dual prop bow thruster DPC 25 counter rotating 12 x 12 4 blades stainless steel
Kim hotstart engine heater
12V and 24V DC with panels
2 8D batteries
Northern Lights 20 KW genset new in 2008 approx.
Shore power 30amp 115 v
Battery chargers, 12 and 24V
Fuel Oil and water, tanks were fully inspected and cleaned
Draft 6-0 to 8-0 depending on load
Displacement 90 tons, actual wt. about 75 tons
Heavy scantlings, hull and superstructure plating 1/4" mild steel
Condition is very good
Total fuel capacity 1000 gals in 2 steel tanks plus 250 gals in day tank, gravity fed to engine
Total water capacity: 250 gals
Anchor windlass, electric and hydraulic
Both original 200 lb Danforth anchors
Anchor chain, 1/2" x 400' x 2 chain rodes
Survey in 2006 Vessel was audio gauged in 2006, and necessary repairs were made Fuel Oil and water? tanks were fully inspected and cleaned
All new work accomplished according to specifications by naval architect.
House raised 12" to provide 7' headroom in saloon.
Hull plating under lazarette was cut out and replaced in 2012
Fuel tanks cleaned.
Bilge keels re-installed for roll reduction
New large bronze port lights in house and hull to match vessel
New dogged bulkhead doors installed in water tight compartments below decks
Port and starboard doors replaced in house
New double sliding door by Diamond Sea Glaze in aft wall of main cabin
Interior finished to complete live aboard standards
Air conditioning, and heating unit on roof
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Engine Brand: Cat
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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