The "Viking Queen" is a double decker steel excursion boat. Built new in 1977 by Gladding and Hearn for the present owner. Business was closed after 36 years. Vessel has been hauled out in drydock since Dec. 2006. Hull inspection ran out in April 2007. In the water inspection COI ran out in May of 2007.
We have the Coast Guard recommendations for re-inspection and can fax that to an interested buyer. This work is not considered significant in the big picture.
Owner is highly motivated. This is an opportunity for a startup business at a fraction of the cost.
New wheelhouse in 2004
Survey in 2006, copy available, valuation was $170,000.
Audioguage of bottom was good.
Boat was hauled annually.
This vessel was operated in a successful tour business for 36 years and will continue to provide many years of service.
Vessel has been USCG certified in the past for 146 passengers.
A hands on buyer will benefit by being able to keep their costs down by doing the work needed themselves with their own crew, otherwise, it is recommended that the vessel be taken to a commercial yard for the efficient labor that can be provided.
Engines are twin 453 Detroits, economical.
Cruise 7 knots at 4gph, max speed 8.5 knots.
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