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Converted Tug Liveaboard Cruiser

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Boat REF# 163567
removed from sale
Length 18.29m (60'0")
Year 1885
Construction Iron
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 120hp, Gardner 6LX (unknown year)
Lying Plymouth


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Extra Details

Builder Believed to be Cochranes' of Selby, Yorkshire
Lying Plymouth
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 1,659.1 ltr (365.0 USG) Total - 4 Tanks
Water capacity 1,590.9 ltr (350.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 60.0 ltr (13.2 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 120hp
Engine make and model Gardner 6LX (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 4 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 6.0 ltr (1.3 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots
Generator output 15KVA
Engine spares tick

1 x Emergency Engine - Ford Cargo 2722 4Cyl diesel 80HP driving a 20" folding prop.

1 x Auxiliary Engine - Kingfisher 14HP diesel.


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 18.29m (60'0")
Beam 4.27m (14'0")
Draft Min 1.83m (6'0")
Draft Max 1.83m (6'0")
Airdraft 3.05m (10'0")
Headroom 1.96m (6'5")
Storage On marina


10% discount on rigging

Ketch rigged Other spars (unknown year) with Galvanised standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Other sails Mizzen (unknown year)

Black painted steel masts.

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator Auxiliary engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Iron
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Original construction in "lowmoor" iron plates with general thickness of 10mm, with later repairs in steel. All rivets and joints have been welded to provide a rigid watertight structure.

The hull was epoxy coated in 2004 and then finished in black tar varnish.

Sacrificial rubbing strake in Douglas fir.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick
Washing Machine tick

Two double berths in a single midships cabin.
Mascerator from heads to holding tank.
Rayburn cooker as well as the gas cooker.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
Fish Finder tick
Depth sounder tick

1 x original magnetic compass
1 x Raymarine ST60 Fluxgate compass 2002
1 Lowrance Fishfinder 1999
1 x NASA Echsounder 2006
1 x Garmin GPS 152 2006
1 x Yeoman Navigator Pro chart plotter 2--6
1 Koden MD3404 Radar 1994
1 x Navitron NT921 Mk II Autopilot 2006
1 x Icom VHF radio

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick

windlass (with remote control)
3 anchors
(2 x 300lb CQR, 1 x Fishermans)
200.00m (656'2") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses

240v deck lighting.
Engine room fire fighting equipment.
Fire blanket and extinguishers.
On deck fire reel with spray nozzle.

Broker's Comments

A unique opportunity to purchase an historical vessel and also a comfortable live-aboard or go anywhere cruiser. The current owners have lived on this vessel for many years, during which time they have made many improvements, alterations and additions. The engine room with its three engines, generator and other ancillary equipment is a fascinating place to be, and all said to be in good working order if you wish to move the vessel and take her away to a new mooring.
The galley and saloon area is very cosy with a lovely Rayburn stove as well as a gas cooker and oven. Accommodation for four people is provided in a large mid-ships cabin with two double berths.
Poor health forces the sale and the decks and wheelhouse could now do with a fresh coat of paint, but the hull is believed to be in a sound condition and a full marine survey can be undertaken quite easily close by.

To make an appointment to visit this vessel please call me on 01752 426106.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Converted Tug Liveaboard Cruiser has been personally photographed and viewed by Stephen Grimshaw of Boatshed Plymouth. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.