Sold - Live Aboard Tugboat

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This tug has been beautifully re-built as a Live Aboard Tug in California.  The Vessel has been lovingly refitted and restored over the last 10 years, With over 4000 hours of labor. It is truly a delight.  See the write-up provided by the owner at the bottom of this page.


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Price: U.S. $ 395,000.00   PRICE REDUCED TO $299,000.00 Further reduced to $270,000.00 FIRM


  Feet Meters
Length 107 32.6
Breadth 28 8.5
Draft 12 3.65



Flag US
Year Built About 1955
Last Dry-docked April 2004
Location North of San Francisco, California
Class ABS in 1955





Main Engines

Cooper Bessimer LS6-DRT
Generator 2 - Detroit 3-71 40Kw Each
MG Set 30 Amp AC 120
Fuel Capacity 21,000 Gallons



Accommodations & Layout


This level consists of five watertight bulkhead compartments. The stern features a large after peak fitted out for storage.  Forward of the after peak is a large lazerette and shop with a 2600 gallon water tank and a generous amount of storage. Forward of the lazerette is the spacious ENGINE ROOM with 10 to 12 feet of headroom including generous walkway around the main engine generators which are located port and starboard. The CO2 fire suppression system and the centrifuge are located at the forward bulkhead. The boiler for the radiant heat and endless supply of domestic hot water is located on the port side. All pumps and machinery are located for convenience in this one large space, Many vessels of this size have machinery scattered over various sections of the boat.  Next Forward of the engine room is the focsole  divided up into 2 generous well appointed staterooms and a library with mahogany bookshelves and an emergency escape hatch.


At the stern is a large Turks seat with the heavy duty steering quadrant located underneath.  
Moving forward through double glass doors one enters the aft salon which features: six 18 inch bronze portholes, recovered from a WWII Victory ship; a wood burning stove with a tile hearth; oak composite flooring; an outstanding cambered beam ceiling; and a stylish all tile head with porthole. Wiring is in place for a satellite TV/telecommunications system.  Continuing forward is the spacious pantry with washer and propane dryer and a  small fridge. Forward of the pantry on the portside is a beautiful 20’ deep galley with Honduras mahogany cabinets, handcrafted tile backsplash, a professional 6-burner stainless steel propane range, dishwasher, microwave and 42” double door built-in refrigerator. Opposite the galley on the starboard side is the master bath with Jacuzzi tub, large beveled mirror, power flush toilet, pedestal sink, storage closet, and all tile bulkheads and deck. Outside the bath is a companionway leading down to the engine room and the entry to the large upper engine room where the day tank is located.  Forward of the galley and companionway, situated mid-deck is the dining salon appointed with antique cabinets, all wood flooring and cambered ceiling. Most forward is a delightful, cozy double state room appointed with mahogany built-in queen bed and storage below, cambered ceiling and Pot lights heated warmly by an antique radiator for those cold romantic nights.


Moving up the companionway from the dining salon leads to the curved pilot house which is classically appointed  with a mahogany captain’s desk.  At the aft bulkhead sits a 36” original brass wheel and steering pedestal, Oak floor gratings, Wabco engine controls and room for installation of the latest in electronic technologies, the port and starboard pilot house doors lead to the walk around Portuguese bridge. 

Aft of the wheelhouse is the MASTER STATEROOM, complete with its own head and sink, classic 18 inch bronze portholes which adorn the mahogany paneled bulkheads, There is plenty of room for a queen size bed and furniture of your choice.


Spacious flat area above the aft salon, surrounded with stainless steel life lines with plenty of room for seating and water toys.  A sturdy davit is located on the starboard side. Perfect spot for outdoor parties or just relaxing.  The owners have enjoyed annual 4th of July parties featuring live bands.


• Kitchenaid  42” built-in side by side refrigerator
• Jade 6 burner professional SS range
• Bosch dishwasher
• Super deep heavy duty stainless sink
• Drinking water filter

• Handcrafted tiled backsplash entire galley wall
• Stainless microwave


• Heavy duty mooring bits
• Heavy duty mooring lines )
• Wabco air horn
• Brass Bell

• 7” Binnacle magnetic compass
• Bronze Tachometer
• Bronze steering angle indicator 
• (1) VHF radio

• Running lights
• Powerful bronze searchlight
• Electric steering (no messy potentially polluting hydraulic fluid)

• Generators: Twin Detroit Diesel 3-71 40 KW each DC
• MG set 1 30 amp AC 120 volt
• Shore power: 220

• Wabco air shift controls
• Propeller: 5 blade 70 inch
• Cooper Bessemer LS6-DRT direct reversible
• (2) 6” PTO driven fire pumps (1) 4 “ electric fire pump
• Lube oil standby pump
• (2) De Laval centrifuges
• CO2 fire suppression system
• 250,000 BTU oil fired boiler
• Lube oil: 800 gals
• Waste oil: 500 gals
• Fresh and Salt water standby pump for ME
• 2 large air compressors
• Fuel Manifold




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