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Classic 58 Motor Yacht

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Boat REF# 160402
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 17.68m (58'0")
Year 1908
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 4
Engine 2 x Diesel 54hp, Lister Blackstone Freedom (1952)
Lying West Puget Sound, WA USA - Shown by Appointment


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Extra Details

Designer H.J. Gielow
Builder Anderson Ship Yard
Lying West Puget Sound, WA USA - Shown by Appointment
Fuel capacity 2,272.7 ltr (500.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 909.1 ltr (200.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 227.3 ltr (50.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x Diesel 54hp
Engine make and model Lister Blackstone Freedom (1952)
Engine Hours engine1:   900+    engine2:   900+
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 2 each Bronze 3 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 18.2 ltr (4.0 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 10 knots
Generator output 10KVA
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There is a 500 gallon copper fuel tank in the bow with two tanks in the aft lazarette used as day tanks. The fuel can be transferred by 4 ea. Winco pumps.
The engines were installed in the mid 50's with a rebuild in 1992. The engines were started for me and they started with no hesitation and ran exceptionally smooth and quiet.
Propellers are 28" X 28" 3 blade bronze R.H. starboard shaft and L.H. port shaft.
Bronze spade rudders port and starboard with a wooden rudder amidship.
Keel cooler for freshwater cooling system.
Kubota 10 KW Diesel generator.
OutBack VFX3232M Mobile Inverter/Charger, Vented, 3200 Watts, 32 Volt


LOA 17.68m (58'0")
Beam 4.88m (16'0")
Draft Min 1.68m (5'6")
Displacement 36,281kg (80,000.0lbs)
Headroom 1.88m (6'2")
Storage On marina


There are two masts. Wooden fore-mast is stepped to the main deck in the pilothouse. Aft mast is aluminum, contains the engine exhaust stack and is stepped to the flybridge deck. The aft mast has a yardarm with a new 12 volt winch, which can be used to load supplies.

Electrical Systems

32 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Hull is wooden carvel.
Keel is 8" X 8 "X 36" fir, Horn timber is 6 1/2" X 5" various oak.
Framing is 4 1/2" X 4 1/2" sawn, doubled on 16" centers and of Oak.
Longitudinal timbers are 11" X 3" fir.
Engine supports are 3 1/4 " X 6" X 82" fir doubled.
Planking below waterline 2" fir.
Planking above waterline is 2" teak.
Fasteners below waterline is 5/16" X 6 1/2" copper rivet.
Two Vacu-flush head.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Vac flush)
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Freezer tick
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The hull is divided into four compartments by way of three transverse non-watertight bulkheads.
Pilothouse is accessed via two sliding side doors (with screens) and an aft door. #1 helm is forward to port. To starboard is the stairway for forward access to the below deck quarters. Aft of the helm is the main salon with generous seating and a very spacious table with seating for eight.
Below deck is the forepeak chain locker accessed by deck hatch. Forward cabin stairway landing with fuel tank beneath. Forward stateroom has starboard enclosed hanging locker and centerline passageway. Master stateroom has full walkaround bed with a possible double berth across the room.
Moving toward the stern is the centerline passageway to the engine room It has port and starboard engines, work room, boiler, and laundry facility with a stairway to the aft break deck.
The boiler is more than adequate to heat the boat and keep it very dry. It heats water for the radiator system throughout the the boat. The boat has zone thermostats for the below deck and the upper pilothouse.
This vessel is very warm and dry, with no odor, and is kept very clean and shows owner pride.

4 burner Electric cooker

Nav Equipment

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GPS Garmin 12, Sony Laptop for navigation linked to GPS, Furuno Radar, Raytheon fathometer.

Deck Gear

Sun awning tick
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Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick

Electric windlass
2 anchors
(Danforth and Navy)
91.44m (300'0") of chain

Safety Equipment

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Horn tick
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3 bilge pumps (0 manual / 3 Electric)

Rule 200 GPH bilge pumps.

Broker's Comments

Designed by Henry J Gielow and built in Anderson Shipyard in Lake Washington. Launched in 1908 as a private yacht, Tusitala has been very well-cared for by her subsequent owners. She was awarded “Best Liveaboard” at the 23rd Annual Classic Boat Festival, and is a lifetime member of the Princess Louisa Society.
OutBack VFX3232M 32v Inverter/charger
Auxiliary Kubota 130S 10kw diesel generator
Electronics: Garmin GPS, Furuno radar, depth sounder, VHF, compass
Household: Premier 24” Range with oven, range hood, Whirlpool Refrigerator/Freezer with ice maker, microwave; TV with stereo sound bar, DVD player; HE front-loading Whirlpool washer, 40-gallon hot water. Circulating hot water heat powered by diesel boiler.
Below deck layout:
Original wheelhouse / library: built-in desk, bookcase, oak dresser, and storage chest.
Forward stateroom: full berth, tall and short hanging lockers, dresser, drawer storage, and bookcase.
Amidships: Walk-in hanging locker with deep drawer storage across from master head; Vaccuflush, bathtub, hand-held shower.
Aft stateroom: full berth plus convertible twin berth/office workspace, two dressers and below bunk storage.
Engine room: 6’ workbench with grinder, drill press, vice, storage, auxiliary generator, washer, inverter/charger and batteries, and aft head with Vaccuflush and hand sink. Diesel day tanks, holding tank, and additional storage in the lazzarette.

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

This Classic 58 Motor Yacht has been personally photographed and viewed by Paul Langer of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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