SALES AND CONVERSION OF YACHTS & COMMERCIAL VESSELS: the Yachting Industries Source of Yacht Conversion & ships for charter

Sales of Commercial Vessels: the Yachting Industries Source of Yacht Conversion


GBP 0 - Sold



Ex Trinity House vessel more recently in the marine survey industry and now for sale. Could be a canidate for conversion to a classic yacht.

A former Irish Lights support vessel originally built for buoy laying and servicing operations.    Following purchase in 2000, this 81 metre vessel was modified for analogue survey and seabed sampling duties, and has worked continuously as a Burial Assessment Survey (BAS) vessel, and hydrographic survey ship.  Air conditioning units were installed for use in tropical countries.

Principal features include a large working fore-deck with 25T crane, ample accommodation and spacious laboratory areas.    Propulsion comprises twin CP propellers and bow thruster.

Outline spec:

Built                                       1970 by Ferguson bros. Port Glasgow    –

Class                                       Lloyds + 100a! + LMS + VMS

GRT/NRT/TDW:                 2002 / 595 / 1026

Dims:                                     80.68/71.71 x 12.96 x 4.014 m

Main engine:                        2 x W. H. Allen & Son of 1650 BHP each twin CP props (2387 kW)

Bow thruster:                        Stone Vickers 300 kW tunnel thruster = 5.1 tonne thrust

Speed                                     12 knots service speed – 13.5 max

Consumption                       abt 0.4 tons per hour at max speed. – Hotel load 0.6 tonne per 24 hours.

Main alternators:                 3 x Ruston 300 kW + Dorman 150 kW harbour set. Emergency power Stamford 240v 26 amp gen set.

Electrical distribution:         400 v 60 Hz 3 phase & 240v 60 Hz single phase.

Accommodation :               Certified for 50 persons

20 ensuite Officers/officials cabins + 22 crew cabins + Dining/conference room + 2 x smoke rooms + 2 x dining rooms + Gym + Laundry + Ships office and 16 store rooms. –

New air-conditioning 2000

Passive stability tank

Safety                                    4 x 25 man RFD + 10 Life buoys + 62 Hart IMCO jackets + Immersion suits (6) + E.P.I.R.B. + S.A.R.T.S. (2) + Fire pump general service pump in engine room + diesel powered pump in forecastle.

Deck machinery :                Clark Chapman windlass (Ward Leonard) + Liebherr hydraulic crane SWL 15 tonne (Fitted 1989) + FWd windlass capstan 5 ton x 60 ft/minute + Buoy capstan hydraulic vertical double capstan 0 – 10 m/min.  Towing winch Clark Chapman 6 tn @ 92 ft/min (slack rope 184 ft /min – automatic control 17 tons on wire

Owner asking best offers following inspection. Can advise named interests on price.

Details are believed to be correct but not guaranteed

 Offered subject to prior sale/charter


Boat Ref: JHA 0652

Year Built: 1970

Country Lying: N EUROPE

L.O.A (meters): 8-



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