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George Overy of Lowestoft Converted Motor Fishing Vessel (MFV)

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Boat REF# 24474
removed from sale
Length 12.00m (39'4")
Year 1958
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 120hp, Perkins 6.354 (unknown year)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer George Overy
Builder George Overy of Lowestoft
Lying Essex
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Fuel capacity 1,080.0 ltr (237.6 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 120hp
Engine make and model Perkins 6.354 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 36" x 24" Prop
Fuel consumption (approx) 4.5 ltr (1.0 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7.5 knots
Generator output 3.5KVA
Engine spares tick

Lister Genset Generator. Gearbox PRM402 4.1 new in 1992. Prop shaft also replaced in 1992. Boat cruising range on full tanks at 6.5 Knots, is 1244nm.


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Length 12.00m (39'4")
LWL 10.70m (35'1")
Beam 4.00m (13'1")
Draft Min 1.50m (4'11")
Draft Max 1.50m (4'11")
Displacement 13,500kg (29,767.5lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 5 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


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Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Wood Carvel Oak on Oak, areas of the hull were re-fastened in 1990. Some wood was replaced with Larch at this time.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick

Reflex Diesel Cabin Heater

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Raytheon M2403 Radar. Garmin 65 GPS.

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

Manual windlass
1 anchors
25.00m (82'0") of chain
15.00m (49'3") of rode

Safety Equipment

Searchlight tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)


Broker's Comments

This MFV has enough accommodation to be a live-aboard, with plenty of space and also good headroom.
There is however no getting away from the fact that she does need a lot of work to both the hull and interior - Not a job for the amateur DIY enthusiast I'm afraid!

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

This George Overy of Lowestoft Converted Motor Fishing Vessel (MFV) has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. 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.