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Wooden  Commercial 50 Passenger ferry

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Boat REF# 117347
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 14.94m (49'0")
Year unknown year
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Engine 1 x Diesel 110hp, John L Thornycroft & Co Ltd. (unknown year)
Lying Cambridgeshire


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Extra Details

Designer Admiralty
Builder A Rutherford & Co. Ltd. Birkenhead
Lying Cambridgeshire
Fuel capacity 113.6 ltr (25.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 10/08/2010


Engine 1 x Diesel 110hp
Engine make and model John L Thornycroft & Co Ltd. (unknown year)
Engine Hours engine1:   2410
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots


LOA 14.94m (49'0")
LWL 14.63m (48'0")
Beam 3.07m (10'1")
Draft Min 0.91m (3'0")
Draft Max 0.91m (3'0")
Airdraft 3.20m (10'6")
Headroom 1.78m (5'10")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

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


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Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Very Sound Vessel which has a MCA ticket.
Varnished outer hull & painted below waterline.
Can carry up to 54 passengers. inside & out + 2 crew.

This ,I believe was one of two built for the admiralty in case of another type of Dunkirk embarkation during the second world war.


Manual water system tick
Bar Sink tick

Nav Equipment

Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

1 anchors

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Horn tick

3 bilge pumps (3 manual / 3 Electric)

Broker's Comments

What a lovely looking craft which would be at home taking passengers on various uses. This craft was built as a "Gentleman's Launch" it combines an outdoor feel plus a closed area on the upper deck with all good round vision. The covers can be removed or indeed, obtain many options subject to requirements. Below decks she seems and looks very sound with no visual signs of attention needed, this is the same for the hull which I liked the varnish effect. The large upper deck area has an open plan with the tables & chairs and galley all free standing. The lower seating area is well below the gunwales to enable protection from the wind. The engine is robust enough to handle most inland waters. This is an ideal opportunity to obtain a trip/ ferry/party boat at a very realistic price. It has a MCA ticket (valid until 21/02/2013) for up to 54 passengers + 2 crew but comfortably I would say 30- 40 plus, subject to the function and requirements.The open area below could do with some varnish work to bring a wow factor back to her. She has an yearly survey as a passenger vessel.



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This Wooden Commercial 50 Passenger ferry has been personally photographed and viewed by Keith of Boatshed Norfolk. 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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