65' US Army T Boat – Yacht Conversion Higgins Trawler – PRICE REDUCED

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ID 1032 REF h1hd Year: 1954 Flag: US: USA Location: West Florida Price: $75,000 Currency Converter
Length: 65' Beam: 18' Draft: 8' DWT: BHP: 220 BP: Class:
Details:
WAS $149,500.
JUST REDUCED TO $75,000. FOR QUICK SALE

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 and Cuba. Owner's health now forces sale

General Specifications:

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

Electrical
12V and 24V DC with panels
2 8D batteries
Northern Lights 20 KW genset new in 2008 approx.
Isolation transformer
Shore power 30amp 115 v
Battery chargers, 12 and 24V

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, 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.

Hydraulic steering

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.

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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