Narrowboat 62ft Historic Vessel
Narrowboat 62ft Historic Vessel for sale | 18.90m (62'0") | 1929 | 1x diesel 30hp | Steel Construction | Full-displacement underwater profile | 7 berths | Boat REF# 140712
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|Designer||Crichton and Co|
|Builder||Crichton and Co|
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|Fuel capacity||454.5 ltr (100.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Water capacity||909.1 ltr (200.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||163.6 ltr (36.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x Diesel 30hp|
|Engine make and model||Gardner 3L2 (1945)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
Gardner engine and gearbox
240 throughout as well as 12v
500 watt inverter
|Draft Min||0.90m (2'11")|
|Draft Max||1.10m (3'7")|
3 batteries charged by: engine
Spade is a historic narrowboat.originally built in 1929 with a riveted iron hull and an elm bottom. She was an open, horse-drawn, butty.
In the 1980's she had the base replaced with 10mm steel, the superstructure added and was shortened from 70ft to 62ft. She was fitted with a 1945 Vintage Gardner engine.
She has good sized windows and two side hatches in the living space and another two in the engine room, which is full height.
The paintwork is in need of attention, particularly the traditional scumbling which has deteriorated. The paintwork is, however, still good enough to protect the boat.
The hull was blacked last year.
|Total # of berths||7|
|No. of double berths||3|
|No. of single berths||1|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
Entering through the side hatch and going forward, there is a well fitted kitchen with hob, eye level oven and a fridge.There is plenty of storage and work top space.
Forward of this is a large living area with a raised dinette, and room for chairs or sofas. There is an enamelled solid fuel stove and a bookcase. Double doors to front deck, with security shutters.
Going aft from the side hatch, there is a lobby with a wardrobe and a bedroom with fixed double.
There is a bathroom with hip-bath, shower, toilet and basin.
Next comes the full height engine room with the magnificent Gardner engine and two side hatches.
Aft of this is a traditional boatman's cabin with a small pull down double bed concealed in a cupboard, plus a further small single. There is a beautiful boatman's stove and the cabin is traditionally painted.
There are traditional roses and castles throughout the boat and a variety of painted canalware items personalised to the boat.
Heating is vial an Aldi gas boiler and 4 radiators as well as the two stoves. Hot water is provided by the Aldi and an engine calorifier.
4 burner cooker
1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)
BSS Cert to April 2015