Google 1953 Higgins Trawler US Army T Boat Yacht Conversion



Year: 1953  
Manufacturer: Midcoast Yacht & Ship Brokerage
Price: US$135,000  


MAJOR PRICE REDUCTION TO $135,000. MUST BE SOLD. THIS PRICE IS FIRM. VESSEL LISTING IS GETTING SIGNIFICANT ATTENTION. DO NOT WAIT. CALL US TODAY! 65′ US ARMY T-BOAT BUILT BY HIGGINS INDUSTRIES MADE FAMOUS BY THE HIGGINS LANDING CRAFT.   86 OF THESE VESSELS WERE BUILT AND MOST ARE STILL IN OPERATION AROUND THE WORLD INCLUDING 3 T-BOATS USED BY THE U.S. COAST GUARD FOR TRAINING.   THIS VESSEL HAS A LARGE CARGO HOLD, LARGE FOCSLE, WALK AROUND ENGINE ROOM, SALOON AND GALLEY ON MAIN DECK, LOTS OF DECK SPACE, SINGLE ENGINE EFFICIENCY, EASY TO HANDLE, ALL THE MAJOR WORK IS DONE, THIS VESSEL IS READY TO CRUISE OR GO TO WORK NOW. OWNER HAS OVER 400K INVESTED, SURVEY AND AUDIO GUAGE IN 2003, THIS BOAT IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. COULD BE USED FOR 6 PACK CHARTER WORK. History • Built in 1953 by Higgins – T-Boat # 423 • Converted to live-aboard cruiser 1999 – 2006 Specifications • 65 ft – overall length • 17 ft – beam • 8 ft – draft when fully loaded to 90 tons dead weight • 5 ½ ft – draft as is, with 1,000 gals fuel, 250 gals fresh water • Engine – Caterpillar D-375 rated at 285 hp; serviced, timed, tuned Sept. 2006 • Transmission – Twin Disk • Single wheel • 4 watertight compartments in hull • All new mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems Construction • All steel hull, deckhouse, wheelhouse and decks • Audio gauged to US Coast Guard standards in Oct 1999 – 0.185 in to 0.250 in hull thickness    NEW WORK Wheelhouse • New engine throttle control • New transmission shift control • New ICOM IC M402 VHF radio • New 12 V D/C white and red lights • New 120 V A/C receptacle • New anchor windlass control • New Weems & Plath magnetic compass • New Glendenning cable master CM-4, CM-7 Deckhouse • Converted to salon/galley • New R15 insulation and vapor barrier • New knotty pine paneling (walls and ceiling) • New aluminum sliding windows with screens replacing portholes (4 windows measuring 36”x24” and 1 window above sink in galley measuring 24”x12”) • New bench, 83” long • New 120V A/C receptacles Galley • New GE 4-burner gas stove with oven • New 15 lb propane tanks (2) outside aft bulkhead, safetyed fuel system to US Coast Guard specs • New 11.5 cu ft brushed stainless steel refrigerator with freezer compartment • New 36” double sink (white) with disposal • New Delta faucet with spray attachment (white) • New Kenmore trash compactor (white) • New 12 ft counter and cabinet, not completed • New light fixture (over sink) • New 120V A/C receptacles (4) • Microwave/convection oven Large Stateroom • 2 crew bunks with clothes rack (original) • Spacious enough for addition of king size bed and cabinets • New overhead daylight hatch and electric lights • New 120V A/C receptacles (4) • New 240V A/C receptacle for dryer • New plumbing for washer Forward Compartment/Stateroom • Space for 2 full size bunks or V-berth • New 120V A/C receptacles (2)&


Fuel 
Hull Material 
Number of Engines 
  
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Diesel
Steel
1
 


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