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Ramsholt Nr Woodbridge, Suffolk Suffolk UK
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50ft Steel motor barge, ex mussel cutter, 1902. a narrow beamed hull - just 3m at deck level.
Sale is to includes all her fittings and furnishings.
She has been converted and now used as a live aboard, presently sits on a private mooring. .
Refitted, blasted and Epoxy painted in 2017. Metal thickness and condition survey.
Air draft of 2.5m, draws only 1m.....
She would be an ideal option for continuous cruising, small enough to use some of the inland waterways.
|Vessel condition:||in commission, good|
|Vessel type:||single displacement hull|
|Builder:||Dutch built 1902|
|Model:||50ft Kotter, Islemeer Eel Cutter|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Ford 4 cylinder|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Cruising Speed:||4 Knots|
|Maximum Speed:||7 Knots|
|Length over all:||16m|
|Length at waterline:||14.5m|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
|Dry Weight:||20 metric tons|
Ford 4 cylinder diesel 70hp.
Keel cooled. Shaft driven.
Bilges cleaned out.
new batteries 2017 / solar panel/ trickle charger.
Welded and rivetted steel plate.
Epoxy painted. on all exterior surfaces.
New anodes fitted.
Long keel much of the under water hull has been over plated.
October 2017- Removal of the steel rubbing band.
Making good. 2/3 holes in the decking due to fresh water sitting .
She was converted to a live aboard vessel in Holland around 1980.
Internally there has been some Tongue and groove cladding in the saloon and there is a solid fuel stove plumbed in. All insulation, decoration, electrics and plumbing would require renewing.
Wheel steering from the enclosed wheelhouse. Her flared counter stern creates a good open space for a terrace/ garden, there is an awning set over it. Side decks with a step up onto the fore deck.
Accommodation - from the wheelhouse - Good headroom of 6ft 4ins more in the saloon. A Bimini type canvas awning over a frame on the open aft deck. The helm, wheel steering from the enclosed wheelhouse. Her flared counter stern creates a good open space for a terrace/ garden, Side decks with a step up onto the fore deck.
The contents of furniture and fittings all included in her sale.
Entrance from aft decking into enclosed wheelhouse. Washing machine sited here
Good headroom of 6ft 4ins, more in the saloon. Going forward through the new galley with single stainless steel sink, hot and cold pressurised water system
a gas cooker, double burner with oven and grill and a small electric/gas fridge, stowage cupboards above and work surface, tiled splash back. Clothes airer dryer.
Steps down into the hold, the saloon. Stowage cupboards line the sides of the hull, a solid fuel stove for heating on the aft bulkhead between saloon and the galley, open hatch through to galley.
Forward through bulkhead to a double cabin with small wardrobe, glazed hatch to the fore deck.
Bathroom with hip bath, hot and cold pressurised water with shower head and hose, washbasin and “heads”, electric toilet in the fore peak.
Accommodation has been foam insulated in the “heads” and forward cabin. Planked wooden cabin sole throughout.
12v cabin lighting.
2 x gas bottles.
stainless steel chimney.
Large water tank on deck.
A Derrick mast and boom deck stepped in tabernacle on coach roof
12 volt cabin lighting. 240 v ring main
Large manual bilge pump.
Fixed stanchions and railing around the deck.
Fire extinguishers, fire blanket.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.