This vessel has been built within the orbit of the STEAM BOAT ASSOCIATION OF GREAT BRITAIN , The certification of all the machinery and boiler are controlled and inspected by the same ,,a fresh annual boiler ticket (14 month) is in place the vessel is mechanically finished and ready to sail, the accommodation has never been started , it is fireproof lined with a covering of eurotherm insulation and has a new saniflo electric toilet to a holding tank unused ,it was constructed under supervision of quest surveys ltd Manchester , all welding was done with coded certified persons who took the time and effort to cut gentle shearline for me. It was started in 2012 and launched into the c&rt system in may 2015, as said in the survey at launch, it is substantially built with the intention of coastal travel , and has fittings for such in place including a sailor 24v commercial ships VHF, In commission the draught is 3 foot and swings a 32” axiom prop with axiom 2” stainless shaft , fitted are fore and aft steel tubed thrusters wired and in commission there is a BMW 30 hp marine hydraulic drive installed in the fore peak the drive motor is located at the stern under the thruster tube ,an American built twin hydraulic ram steering system is installed under the aft deck ready for when an autopilot is required winches are fitted for and aft ,THERE IS NO GAS ONBOARD, power comes from a massive set of DRY TYPE battery cells 600 amp @ 24v maintained by two Victron 300w solar panels , the service voltage WAS a top of the range victron quottro 8 kw inverter charger £4,500 with a 5 year warranty it was Rarely used and when I needed it in year 3 1/2 it fizzed out!!!(not a good choice for a boat) ,a Teletronika WiFi bus type router is fitted to look in when you want , The boiler is a vertical fire tube of around 900 steam lb output by manor engineering Bristol, ,any more info please ask and I will put it up . I will consider all offers inc trade sail / power boat. or aircraft ,the vessel is also registered on the British small ships register, texts ok to 07487647717 I want to sell this and all offers will be seriously considered I have the itemised listing of the cost of this project to persons viewing which is at the Ellesmere Port boat museum complex ,can lift and deliver anywhere if required
Current Price: £84000.00
This Steam Powered “coal Fired” Narrow Boat 65ft Cheshire boat is located in ellesmere port, ch65*** and is being sold on eBay by made-in-england-1948.