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Passenger Vessel Ferry Hotspur 2

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Boat REF# 170563
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 16.50m (54'2")
Year 1936
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Engine 2 x Diesel 112hp, Kelvin R6 (2000)
Lying North of Scotland


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Extra Details

Builder Rowhedge Ironworks
Lying North of Scotland
Fuel capacity 1,136.0 ltr (249.9 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 1,136.0 ltr (249.9 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x Diesel 112hp
Engine make and model Kelvin R6 (2000)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 9 knots


LOA 16.50m (54'2")
Beam 6.50m (21'4")
Draft Min 1.60m (5'3")
Draft Max 1.60m (5'3")
Displacement 44,000kg (97,020.0lbs)
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 8 batteries charged by: engine


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Deep V long keel.
Iron riveted hull.


Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Sink tick
Pressurised water system tick
Bar Sink tick

Twin ladies & gents heads.

2 burner Diesel cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Radar tick
VHF tick

Deck Gear

Manual Gemmel & Flow windlass
1 anchors
15.00m (49'3") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

5 bilge pumps (3 manual / 2 Electric)

For 80 passengers + 2 Crew.
2 x 65 persons liferafts.
5 lifelines.
Passenger certificate until March 2015.
UK Class V. Max 80 Passengers + 2 Crew.

Broker's Comments

The owner of this V Class Passenger Vessel (Ex Historic Ferry) has Retired and has now decided to offer this vessel with a licence for 80 passengers which could be increased back to its former capacity of 126.
This vessel had a 5 year stability certificate + Ultrasonic Scan in 2010 and the owner has confirmed that he has instructed a ship yard to have her painted.
Early viewing on this vessel is recommended
Pictures taken Feb 2014.

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

This Passenger Vessel Ferry Hotspur 2 has been personally photographed and viewed by Edwin Malcolm of Boatshed Scotland. 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 appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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