1954, 65 ft US Army T Boat - Yacht Conversion - Higgins Trawler, Work Boat, Cargo Ship

1954, 65 ft US Army T Boat - Yacht Conversion - Higgins Trawler, Work Boat, Cargo Ship 65ft | 1954

West Coast, FL

Location: West Coast, FL


Midcoast Yacht & Ship Brokerage

P.O. Box 504, Tenants Harbor, ME, 04860, United States



Vessel Type: Passenger - Yacht
Hull Material: Steel
Year: 1954
Length / Size: 65ft
Price: $149,500.00
Sale / Charter: For Sale
Short Description: Original price $295,000. Now $149,500. We look forward to hearing from serious Buyers for this comfortable little ship. VESSEL IS TURN KEY READY TO CRUISE 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 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 past year, this vessel has been cruised to Mexico and Cuba. Owner\\\\\\\'s health now forces consideration of 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

Features and Measurements

A/C No
Walk in Cooler/ Freezer No
Heated No
Inert Gas System No


Rudder Type

Dynamic Positioning: No

Aux Machinery

Tank Heating: No
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice