65' US Army T Boat by Higgins Marine, Yacht Conversion – SOLD

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ID 1246 REF h1 Year: 1953 Flag: US: Location: NY Price: $135,000
Length: 65' Beam: Draft: HP: 220 Boat Name:
Details:
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.

General Specifications:

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
SS shaft
Fuel Oil and water, tanks were fully inspected and cleaned

LOA 65-0
Beam 17-8
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.

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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

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