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1966 Peterson Torpedo Retriever Vessel: It Plays Fetch…With Torpedoes!

TorpedoesIf you’re looking for a special type of naval surplus vessel, then boy have you come to the right place. Now up for online auction is this 1966 Peterson Torpedo Retriever Vessel, hull registry number 65TR676. We don’t have a lot of deets on this ship, such as specs and all that, which is why it’s strongly encouraged that you come in and preview it live in person if you’re the least bit interested. This ship won’t be around for long though; this auction ends in just 2 weeks and the starting asking price is just $20,000. Not a bad deal for a formerly used naval ship that used to retrieve torpedoes for the Navy. To learn more about it or other recently declared surplus ship, simply click here to activate your 3 day free trial account now.


1997 Halter Marine Special Ops Naval Boat: Perfect For Those Covert Missions!

1997 Halter Marine Special Operations Naval BoatAre you planning on assembling an elite crew of mercenaries for a covert special ops mission? Oh, you’re not? Well maybe you’ll still want to pay close attention to this auction anyway! It’s for a 1997 Halter Marine Special Operations Naval Boat (hull number 82NS9703) that is now currently available for online auction.  This naval vessel  comes with a tractor, trailer, and cradle and is made from aluminum. It measures 82 feet long and was previous used by the U.S. Navy but has now been decommissioned and is currently available for online auction. This boat appears to be in good condition, however we’d still recommend that you come in and preview it in person before deciding to bid. The current price for it is at $100,000 with no bids as of yet. To learn more about this auction ending in exactly 17 days, 2 hours, and 27 minutes, simply click here now to activate your 3 day free trial account.


1986 Marinette 120′ Torpedo Retriever: Full Speed Ahead!

marinetteThis next auction is for by far one of the coolest items we’ve ever seen on the auction block. Now up for online bid is this 1986 Marinette 120′ Torpedo Retriever. This steel vessel was originally used by the U.S. Navy but was decommissioned last year and is not being sold to the general public. The ship has a 25 ft max beam, can go 12-16 knots, and has a range of 1,700 nautical miles. We would say that the overall condition of this ship is good, although there are certain parts that have corroded and need to be repaired. On the bridge you’ll find all navigational equipment intact and ready for use. You’ll need a crew of approximately 18 people, so if you win this auction be sure to bring your friends! The current bid for this ship is just $21,161 with 8 bids already placed. Be sure to click here to activate your 3 day free trial in order to learn more about this deal. Better hurry though, this auction ends in less than 2 weeks.

US Navy Diver Class Vessel: Git Er Dun!

navyboatThis current online auction is only for the big boys. If you want to have a chance to snag your own Navy vessel then this auction for a US Navy Diver Class Vessel is exactly what you are looking for. This ship is located in Alaska and can be yours soon. You probably can’t have it shipped to you but you may be able to Captain it back to your familiar shores. You could juice this boat up and use it for some many different reasons. You could use it as a cool party boat. You could use it as a huge fishing boat or maybe preserve it as a piece of original Americana. The current bid on this item is only $100 with the auction ending soon. You can find out more about this aquatic marvel and more right here.