65' US Army T Boat by Higgins Marine, Yacht Conversion - SOLD
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 been undergoing 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 and much more. This vessel is in a state of refit and will need to be completed. A buyer should expect to spend $20,000. to be operational with ability to run boat to its next location. In addition, interior needs to be installed and finished. Cost is up to the individual that either does it themselves or has a boat yard do the work.
Cat D-342 Natural, 220 HP max at 1300 RPM, 170 continuous at 1200 RPM Cat
Twin Disc 3.5:1 reverse/reduction gear 3 1/2" diameter prop
Fuel Oil and water, tanks were fully inspected and cleaned
Draft 6-0 to 8-0 depending on load
Displacement 90 tons
Heavy scantlings, hull and superstructure plating 1/4" mild steel
Condition is very good
Total fuel capacity 1000 gals in 2 steel tanks
Total water capacity: 250 gals
Cruise speed 7-8 knots, max 9.5 knots
Generator: 20KW Northern Lights
Bow Thruster, hydraulic, needs to be plumbed to an engine power take off
Both original 200 lb Danforth anchors (these are worth $1,000. each)
Last haul out in April 2008 for hull painting
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 replaced as needed in minor areas
Fuel tanks cleaned.
Hydraulic steering has been purchased and will need installing.
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 house has been purchased and will need installing
Ready to finish out to your design and finish.
Disclaimer: ALL DETAILS BELIEVED TO BE CORRECT BUT WITHOUT GUARANTEE - VESSEL OFFERED, AS IS, WHERE IS, SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE, PRICE CHANGE, OR WITHDRAWAL WITHOUT NOTICE