Price: £10,000 GBP
Location: Maylandsea Essex UK
Make: Downings Yard, Sligo, Co.Donegal.
Condition: in need of restoration/ conversion
Class: House Boats
Keel Type: Full Keel
54ft x 18ft canoe stern wooden trawler.
She was steamed over from Ireland 10 years ago. She has since sat and waited for conversion
She has a Lister engine, forward drive “in situ”, a new Caterpillar engine was bought to replace existing mechanics. (removing all the shaft which presently runs through the hold of the vessel.)
She was bought with the idea of converting her to a pleasure cruising vessel for a family, a dream never realised.
So, she is now up for grabs at silly money … Offers in the region of £10k. Caterpillar engine can be bought for £3,000 (separate negotiation)
Length Overall: 16.46 m
Beam: 5.00 m
Draft: 2.29 m
Max Draft: 2.29 m
Displacement: 41.00 tons
Number of Engines: 1
Builder: Downings Yard, Sligo, Co.Donegal.
Boat Name: Margarite Marie
Engine Model: Kelvin
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description: In the foc’sle there is her 280 hp diesel engine, 4 cylinder, shaft driven
runs through the length of the vessel. Single propeller from her canoe stern.
By separate negotiation there is a new diesel Caterpillaer straight 6 V8, 210hp engine which could be installed. £3,000
Construction: Heavy displacement. Carvel planked Oak on Oak.
Solid pine planked decks with access hatches to the foc’sle and fish holds….
Aft there is a large wheel house , forward steering position. incorporates the galley area and heads. Companionway ladder descends aft into the original crew cabin with 4 coffin berths against the hull sides bench seating with a central dining table.
On deck the fishing gear has been removed. There is still the A frame and derrick.
The hull and wheelhouse is all painted but this has not been touched for about 10 years.
A much neglected vessel which is still holding her own and would be a huge project for someone to make a great live aboard space cruising home
The whole vessel requires conversion. Empty hold space forward. Large wheelhouse / galley and heads. Companionway ladder down to original crew accommodation. Large open deck space.
No services functional. A project from scratch….
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