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Patrol Vessel Ex US NavyTMSY Fully Functional

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Boat REF# 164736
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 24.05m (78'11")
Year 1952
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 6
Engine 2 x Diesel 215hp, Deutz Straight 8 (1952)
Lying Medway, Kent


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Extra Details

Builder German
Lying Medway, Kent
Fuel capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 500.0 ltr (110.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x Diesel 215hp
Engine make and model Deutz Straight 8 (1952)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) Contra Rotating Yellow Metal
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 12 knots
Max speed (approx) 17 knots

The engines are indirectly cooled and are rated at 215HP at 1350rpm and are attached to gearboxes with a 2:1 reduction manufactured by DHS Verk in Sonthoven, Gernany. The engines have been completely rebuilt in the last 10 years and have only approx. 100 running hours since.
Much of the originally installed electrical systems still exist and have been refurbished and extended to provide adequate services.
A shore supply system has been installed which comprises a distribution panel and protection from galvanic corrosion.
Steering Gear - by wheel at both helm positions which are connected to the rudder head by means of torque tube and bevel gear boxes.


LOA 24.05m (78'11")
Beam 4.04m (13'3")
Draft Min 1.30m (4'3")
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage On marina


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There is a timber mast fitted onto the wheelhouse roof and is arranged to carry navigation lights, flags and antennae.

Electrical Systems

230 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


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Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

A Twin Screw Motor Yacht originally built in Germany for the US Navy. She has been restored over the last 10 years or so in keeping with her history. She has a raking stem, a round bilge hull, a transom stern, twin screws and rudders. The hull is constructed of Steel which was riveted. The hull has been maintained and there is some welded parts. The surveyor report states that she is as strong now as when she was when commissioned for the US Navy. There is an aluminium superstructure on top. She was designed for both River and Sea-going capability. Keel - the bar keel was originally a vertical plate riveted to the garboard plates - this has been incorporated into the new welded arrangement that the surveyor was happy with.
Rudders - hollow plate rudders that were replaced.
Superstructure is mainly of aluminium alloy which is riveted to the steel deck. There is a central wheelhouse and an aft-cockpit.
In keeping with the original vessel there are no guard rails fitted. Grab rails are fitted over the length of the superstructure together with substantial toe rails. Guard rails should be fitted for personal passage making.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick
Hot water system tick
Washing Machine tick

The hull was insulated prior to fitting out the interior accommodation. The interior has been fitted out over the last 10 years and provides a main saloon aft with a futon that converts into a double bed. There is a small galley to the starboard side and a heads to port with wash hand basin and shower. The engines are mid-ships. This leads to the wheelhouse. Forward of the wheelhouse is a cabin which is currently used as a second saloon. This leads to another cabin which has two berths. The forepeak is currently used as a utility room but has two single berths. The vessel has a unique quality. The owners have cleverly made a comfortable environment without compromising the actual vessels historic and practical roots.

3 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick

The compass is magnetic but we don't know how accurate.

Deck Gear

Warps tick

Manual windlass
1 anchors
(Stockless Ships anchors )
The deck is stepped forward of the wheelhouse and constructed of aluminium alloy with a good coating system applied. Raised bulwarks are fitted around the foredeck and toe rails to the side deck. Deck fittings are generally of welded steel construction. The vessel still has the original gun mount bases.

Safety Equipment

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Bilge pump arrangement - a manifold arrangement is fitted which is connected to the rudder boxes in each of the 5 compartments. A hand pump is fitted to this manifold together with the main engine cooling pump and the auxillary unit. In an emergency all 3 could be brought into service. Independent 24V float switches attached are fitted in all compartments.

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
This Twin Screw ex Us Navy Military Patrol vessel has been the subject of complete refurbishment during the current ownership. She is an amazing fully functional time piece that still can go to sea.. During her career she patrolled on the Rhine and interestingly the wheel house can be dismantled so she could be transported by rail. This vessel requires a discerning owner who is a real enthusiast and appreciates her rich history. The current owners have also lived on board this vessel in order to achieve the current level of refurbishment. They now wish the vessel to find a new suitable owner who will appreciate her as much as they have.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Patrol Vessel Ex US NavyTMSY Fully Functional has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Medway. 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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