1970 Traditional West country Fishing Launch
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- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- £ 5,500 (US$ 7,225)
Built approximately 1970 in Porthleven and used for fishing until recently. Larch on oak, copper fastened. Lister Alpha 30hp diesel currently being installed. Hydraulic unit to power the pot hauler driven off the front of the engine.
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Dennis Squires
LOA: 24 ft 0 in
Length on Deck: 24 ft 0 in
Total Power: 30 HP
Engine Brand: Lister
Engine Model: Alpha
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 30 HP
Fuel Tanks: 1 Stainless steel (15)
Built by Denis Squires, formerly of Porthleven Boatyard. 1970 approx.
Hull Carvel planked in larch, galvanised nail fastened to grown oak frames – typical West Country fishing boat construction.
Decks and cockpit.Open cockpit with loose laid sole boards, easily lifted for bilge access. She was built with a small pillar-box wheel-house, subsequently removed and a deck fitted at stringer level midships over the engine leaving a cock-pit well aft and retaining the larger well area forward to work the hauler. The decking served to bait pots etc.
Machinery; Built with a Lister 2-cylinder salt water cooled engine, replaced recently with a second hand Lister Alpha 30hp, 3-cylinder fresh water cooled unit. The engine had a top check with head off and decoke.
A hydraulic unit to power the pot hauler is driven off the front end of the engine.
Usual belt driven alternator.
New steel engine beds fitted. With flexible mounts.
At time of writing this engine is in process of installation requiring the hydraulics connecting, pipe work fitting and a battery installing with electrical connections to the start panel. Currently engine is lined up and new cutlass bearing installed.
BatteriesNot yet fitted. Requires 1 x 12v but 2 batteries would be preferable.
Tanks Stainless steel fuel tank, approx 15 galls.
Stainless steel hydraulic tank, approx 1.5 galls
Mizzen mast and sail available but not rigged.
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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