Tuesday, August 6, 2013

1958 M/V Tongass Ranger Crew Boat: Ready To Hit The Open Waters

tongassCheck out this next auction deal for a surplus 1958 M/V Tongass Ranger steel hull crew boat that is now currently available for online auction. This boat measures 61 feet in length, has a waterline beam of 16 feet, and weighs 53 gross tons. It sports a 375 horsepower Caterpillar 3408 engine and consumes 9.5 gallons of fuel per hour at 1650 RPM. It comes with miscellaneous navigation and communication equipment as well so it’s ready to hit the high seas! Once onboard, you’ll find a roomy sleeping quarters and a captain’s quarters as well. Although the boat does run, is functional, and appears to be in great condition — it does have a few issues. The Deck crane for example is inoperable, and the hydraulic anchor winch needs to be replaced. The current asking price for this vessel is just $3,100 with 6 online bids already placed. To find out more about this auction that will be ending in less than 2 weeks, simply click here to begin your 3 day free trial account.


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