1954 US Army T Boat - Yacht Conversion - Higgins Trawler, Work Boat, Cargo Ship
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MAJOR PRICE REDUCTION
- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- West Coast, FL
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- US$ 69,500
REDUCED TO $69,500. PRICE IS FIRM
Serious inquiries only. Google 65' US Army T Boats first.
This boat will survey well. All details are in the listing. We are interested to hear from serious buyers only.
The broker has sold this boat twice before, has owned a T Boat and sold 8 others, we know these boats. This is an incredible deal on a great boat. Price is firm, sold as is, where is. We can arrange shipping worldwide. See Transport costs bottom of page.
We will only respond to inquiries with full name and full contact information provided.
Over $300,000 spent on this boat by past 3 owners.
65' U.S. Army T-Boat, Yacht Conversion
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 recent past, this vessel had been cruised to Mexico. Owner's health now forces 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
Most recent work included re-plating below waterline as required.
Option 1 Loading Port: Port Everglades, Florida Unload Port: Guanta Venezuela / Bonaire (carrier's option) Method: Lift On/Lift Off (Water/Water) Loading Date: Sailings leave every 30 days Freight Rate: 65,000 USD Rate Covers: Ocean Freight, Cradle, Loading, Unloading, Documentation
Loading Port: Port Everglades, Florida
Unload Port: Cristobal, Panama
Method: Lift On/Lift Off (Water/Water)
Loading Date: Next available sailing is August 13 - 17
Freight Rate: 51,000 USD
Rate Covers: Ocean Freight, Cradle, Loading, Unloading, Documentation
Option 3 Loading Port: Port Everglades, Florida Unload Port: Golfito, Costa Rica Method: Lift On/Lift Off (Water/Water) Loading Date: Next available sailing is September 10 - 20 Freight Rate: 51,000 USD Rate Covers: Ocean Freight, Cradle, Loading, Unloading, Documentation ++++++++ CARGO DETAILS Vessel: 1954 65’ US Army Army T Boat Length: 65 feet Beam: 17 feet 8 inches Weight: 75 tons Sq. Ft: 1157 TRANSPORT DETAILS Option 1 Loading Port: Port Everglades, Florida Unload Port: Ensenada, Mexico Method: Lift On/Lift Off (Water/Water) Loading Date: Next available sailings are August 10 - 20 and September 10 - 20 Freight Rate: $ 55,000 USD Rate Covers: Ocean Freight, Cradle, Loading, Unloading, Documentation Option 2 Loading Port: Port Everglades, Florida Unload Port: Vancouver BC Canada Method: Lift On/Lift Off (Water/Water) Loading Date: Next available sailings are August 10 - 20 and September 10 - 20 Freight Rate: $ 66,000 USD Rate Covers: Ocean Freight, Cradle, Loading, Unloading, Documentation
Contact Capt. Hal Oakes 207-593-8191
Please contact Midcoast Yacht Brokerage at 207-593-8191
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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