Ex Pilot Boat Pilot Tug
Ex Pilot Boat Pilot Tug for sale | 10.24m (33'7") | 1962 | 1x diesel 65hp | Wood carvel Construction | Full-displacement underwater profile | 3 berths | Boat REF# 252700
|Designer||Perkins & Son LTD|
|Builder||Anderson Rigden & Perkins|
|Fuel capacity||500.0 ltr (110.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Water capacity||400.0 ltr (88.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||200.0 ltr (44.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x Diesel 65hp|
|Engine make and model||Ford 2701E (unknown year)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Prop(s)||3 Blade Bronze|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||2.3 ltr (0.5 G) /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||5 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||7.5 knots|
Engine Reconditioned in 2013, it has done 300 hours since according to the owner. Hydraulic Steering gear. The prop shaft is stainless steel and a remote greaser is situated below the cockpit sole.
A mains consumer unit incorporating an RCD unit is fitted in the cupboard below the wheel.
|Draft Min||1.10m (3'7")|
|Draft Max||1.10m (3'7")|
12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power,
|Finish||2 pack finish|
This vessel was built in Whitstable, the hull was built by R.J Perkins of Island Wall, Whitstable. Upon the demise of the company the hull was moved to Anderson, Rigden & Perkins of the shipyard, Island Wall who finished her off & commissioned her for George Hammonds of Dover, as a pilot or work boat. The following information is as per the 2015 surveyors report - Her main beams are believed to be oak. Deck beams and bulkheads are mahogany, Planking is pitch pine, carvel laid, copper fastened with copper boat nails riveted over copper rooves. The wheelhouse has mahogany frames, with plywood panels. The exterior being finished with polyester resin CSM and glass cloth all over. Toe rails Iroko. The surveyor found all wood to be in good condition.
|Total # of berths||3|
|No. of single berths||3|
|Heads||1 heads (Sea Toilet)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
She was professionally converted into a very comfortable three berth motor cruiser by Terry Young of Youngboats Marine Services of Oare Creek, Faversham. She has had a forward cabin top, wheelhouse & deck saloon added, whilst still retaining the open aft cockpit. She has a lovely oak sole and the joinery is first class too.
2 burner spirit cooker
|VHF DSC radio|
Manual Simpson Sea Tiger 555 windlass
(CQR & Danforth)
70.00m (229'8") of chain
50.00m (164'1") of warp
|Rod Holders||2 Rod Holders|
2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)
These boat details are subject to contract.
This Dover Pilot No 3 was a very well known and well loved pilot boat by the Dover Harbour Pilots. She was the preferred vessel when conditions were bad out at sea.
She started life as a Pilot boat in Dover, She is very well built & the conversion has been carried out to a very high standard. She has a lovely interior too with beautiful floors. The engine sounds amazing too. This vessel is for the discerning boat enthusiast who will value the history, practicality and beauty of this fine sea keeping ex Dover Pilot Vessel.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.