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Curtis and Pape MFV 74

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Boat REF# 62342
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 19.00m (62'4")
Year 1946
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 152hp, Gardner 8L3 (1950)
Lying Milford Haven


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Designer Admiralty
Builder Curtis and Pape
Lying Milford Haven
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 22,727.5 ltr (5,000.1 G) Total - 5 Tanks
Water capacity 4,545.4 ltr (1,000.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 01/09/2007


Engine 1 x Diesel 152hp
Engine make and model Gardner 8L3 (1950)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 4 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 25.0 ltr (5.5 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 9 knots
Max speed (approx) 11 knots

Lots of engine spares including pistons, valves, injectors, filters and seals.


LOA 19.00m (62'4")
LWL 17.00m (55'9")
Beam 5.49m (18'0")
Draft Min 2.60m (8'6")
Draft Max 2.60m (8'6")
Displacement 42,000kg (92,610.0lbs)
Headroom 2.13m (7'0")
Storage On marina


10% discount on rigging

Other rigged Wood spars (unknown year) with galvanised standing rigging (unknown year)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners

Small mast and boom for lifting tender.

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 8 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Tankage shown is total capacity.
Recently rebuilt with new decks of sheathed marine ply and Iroko wheel house.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 5
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Multifuel stove, Webasto diesel heater, electric heating.

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Video tick
Computer tick
DVD tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Beaching legs tick

Manual windlass
2 anchors
(CQR + Fisherman)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
Avon dinghy (1990)
8hp outboard, Mercury (1990)
Too much to list!

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
LPG Detector tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick

6 bilge pumps (0 manual / 5 Electric)

1 Jabsco 1.5" engine driven pump.

Broker's Comments

Built for the Admiralty post war as a fleet tender this MFV is a genuinely seaworthy piece of maritime history. She benefits from a recent rebuild with new decks and wheelhouse and her Gardner engine has been rebuilt too. She is featured in Classic Boat and is well known on the Historic Ships Register and only for sale as her owner has seen an even older and tastier piece of history!
He’s a true enthusiast and a partner in a marine engineering business who has spent the last five years living and working on her. Her frames and timbers are massive and sound and at 60years old she is probably good for another 60 if she continues to get the tlc that she presently enjoys. She is a warm, clean and dry cosy home, and with a range of 2000 miles she could easily be a home in the sun!
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Curtis and Pape MFV 74 has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan Coy of Boatshed Wales. 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.