Narrowboat 57ft Trad Stern with Gardner Engine
Narrowboat 57ft Trad Stern with Gardner Engine for sale | 17.98m (59'0") | 1991 | 1x diesel 57hp | Steel Construction | Full-displacement underwater profile | 4 berths | Boat REF# 141716
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|Designer||French & Peel|
|Builder||French & Peel|
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|Engine||1 x Diesel 57hp|
|Engine make and model||Gardner 4LK (1991)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
This engine type at one time powered the British Navy Midget Submarine and embodies certain design features developed for that period of historic service. In September 1943 two Gardner 4LK powered midget subs entered a Norwegian Fjord and crippled the 41,000 ton German battleship 'Tirpitz', a thousand miles from the nearest British base. The 4LK achieves a high power-to-weight and power-to-space ratio at moderate revolutions per minute. At 1800 rpm the 4LK develops 51 bhp.
|Draft Min||0.60m (2'0")|
|Draft Max||0.80m (2'7")|
5 batteries charged by: engine, shore power
A beautifully shaped French and Peel Hull. Trad stern, large windows 2 side hatches and cratch boards.
|Total # of berths||4|
|No. of double berths||2|
|Heads||1 heads (Porta Potti)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
A spacious and well laid out interior. Enter ing from the fron deck via glazed double doors into a large living area. There is a solid fuel stove, TV corner, a Futon sofa bed and a desk area.
Through to a galley kitchen with a cooker, fridge, sink and plenty of storage there is also an Aldi gas boiler for hot water as well as an immersion heater for use with shore power.
There is a full width bathroom with a shower and basin. There is a vacuum type, pump-out toilet, which is in need of repair, and a cassette toilet.
The bedroom has a double bed and wardrobe.
Through to full height engine room with a magnificent Gardner engine. Steps to rear deck.
4 burner gas cooker
1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)
BSS Cert to 26/2/2015