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Steel Minesweeper

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Boat REF# 7325
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 30.19m (99'1")
Year 1947
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 31
Engine 2 x Diesel 400hp, Volvo (unknown year)
Lying Portsmouth


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Extra Details

Builder Gefvle Mekanista Verkstad
Lying Portsmouth
Fuel capacity 9,000.0 ltr (1,980.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 15,000.0 ltr (3,300.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 21,000.0 ltr (4,620.0 G) Total - 3 Tanks
Last survey 27/06/2003


Engine 2 x Diesel 400hp
Engine make and model Volvo (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 - Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 85.0 ltr (18.7 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 11 knots
Max speed (approx) 13 knots
Generator output 150KVA
Engine spares tick
Water-maker tick

Back-up or Harbour generator (40 kva)
Battery Bank for main engine and generator start. Separate radio batteries. Emergency batteries operating 24v equipment including nav. lights and steering.


LOA 30.19m (99'1")
LWL 25.00m (82'0")
Beam 7.23m (23'9")
Draft Min 2.50m (8'2")
Draft Max 2.50m (8'2")
Displacement 200,000kg (441,000.0lbs)
Headroom 1.95m (6'5")

Electrical Systems

380 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator 380v 3 Phase Shore Power or Ships Generators reduced to 240v/110v/24v


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

Hull: Ice reinforced steel. Aluminium superstructure.
Ice stringer and frames.


Total # of berths 31
No. of double berths 5
No. of single berths 21
Cabin(s) 7
Handbasin 5
Shower 4
Heads 5 heads
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Main accommodation consists at present of communal double bunks and lockers (20 in number) with washroom/shower room. There are six separate pullman style cabins forward as well as the captains accomodation.

Noteworthy Features:
Air Compressor, High Pressure Deck Washer, Diesel Oil Fired Central Heating.

5 burner Electric cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick

2 x 2000 kg windlass
2 anchors
90.00m (295'3") of chain
2 x Ticko (HIAB type) Hydraulic cranes.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Emergency steering tick

6 bilge pumps (0 manual / 0 Electric)

Naval specification 380v bilge pump system with back-up pumps. 6 water tight bilge compartments and 3 watertight bulkheads in case of missile attack. Missile/hull breach repair kit and tools. 380v High pressure fire pump.

Broker's Comments

Why Blue? well when she was in her Swedish Navy colours, warships kept bringing their guns to bear on her when she entered harbour. She couldn't be red otherwise yachtsmen would use her to navigate by. So BLUE it is then! At least you will never lose her in a busy marina.
Moving on to her decks - Anyone for tennis? Playing the noble game on deck you will have plenty of room, however stock up on tennis balls or employ an olympic swimmer as a ballboy!.
As it stands at present she has flexible accommodation for a couple of platoons of soldiers should you wish to invade the Isle of Wight. The gas turbine engines had to stay with the Swedish Navy and were replaced with a pair of 440 hp Volvo diesels. Her main generator is actually bigger than her engines (in fact it's bigger than my car!). The scale of the over-engineering on board needs to be seen to be appreciated. Call to book a tour of duty. See "more photos" to view 35 internal and external photos of this vessel. Photographs, analysis and comments by Peter Watt of Boatshed Portsmouth.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

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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