White Lady, as she is currently know, is registered with National Historic Ships. She is an ex naval Medium Speed Picket Boat that has been cleverly converted to a Twin Screw Motor Cruiser. She is regrettable up for sale by the current owner who has owned her since 2011. When first purchased she underwent a 12 month refurbishment. She was stripped down to bare wood and all damaged timbers were replaced and she was completely repainted. The engines were fully serviced. The gearboxes were stripped and new bearings fitted. Re carpeted throughout with sound proofing added to the undersides of the wheelhouse floorboards. She was used on both the River Welland and at sea in the Wash. She was moored at Boston Motor Yacht Club where the annual fees are only £750!!! She is currently out of the water at Fosdyke Yacht Haven and has undergone another refurbishment, checking for damaged timbers and replaced were necessary and completely repainted with slightly different colours. Carpets to be replaced as the inside is still being repainted. Engines and gearboxes serviced. All shaft gland packing replaced. Engines start on the turn of the key!! She is a very spacious, reliable and comfortable boat. There is a large rear double cabin with a queen size bed and 2 large bench type sofas.!! The wheelhouse/saloon is huge, light and airy with drawers, cupboards and work tops and even the original signal flag cupboard which is now used as a wine bottle rack!! There is a large kitchen area leading to the forward double bed area and anchor rope locker.There is also a bathroom with a full size shower, basin and toilet.Boat Specificationsand and General Characteristics.Dimensions: Length 45 ft Beam 11 ft Draft 3 ftBuilder: John Thornycroft, London. Boat Number 2690, completed 25/11/1944.Hull, Bulkheads, Sidedecks: Teak, Double Diagonal on Oak |FramesEngine Bearers: Oak 4 off running full length of hull.Keel: Oak. Iron Bound Keel.Wheelhouse and Cabins: Double Skinned with rockwell insulation. Windows: Toughened glass in alloy frames.Engines: Twin Gardner Diesels 6LW 110 hp each. Both completely rebuilt in 1990.Gear Boxes : Gardner 2LG direct drive.Batteries: 2 large Varta 629 HD’s in engine bay, charged from engine or mains. 2 heavy duty in wiring cupboard, charged from engine or mains.Electric Supply: 12 and 24 Volt DC. 240 Volt AC shore connection.Steering: Wheel with hydraulic transmissionSkegs protecting propellers: Phosphor bronze.Rudders: Hollow aerofoil section of phosphor bronze.Top Speed: 15 knots Cruising Speed : 7 knots Fuel: 2 x 75 gallon tanksConsumption each engine: 4 gph at maximum speed 1.4 gph at 8 knotsNavigation Lights: Port and Starboard, Mast Head, Steaming and Stern.Searchlight: Francis 100 watt, mounted on wheelhouse, on toggle control at helm.Accommodation Lights: Over Double bed and side sofas or bunks.Wheelhouse, Galley and ShowerWater Capacity: 100 gallonsConverted by Bure Marine in 1985.Accommodation: 6 berth in 2 cabins.Full galley with spirit/mains cooker. Full size fridge.Toilet, wash hand basin and full size shower.Mains immersion heater supplying hot water.Heating supplied via radiators and diesel powered.VHF fitted, speed log, depth sounder, compass and horns. Military History.Identified previously as 43917 and allocated to the Nore Command for special purpose. She served with HMS HOPETOUN and HMS LOCHINVAR based at Port Edgar and later with HMS SEVERN as part of the Royal Navy Reserve Establishment. She also served as the Queens Harbourmaste’s Lanch in Davenport. On board are 2 crests: ‘Sailed to Norfolk in 1985’ and ‘Converted by Bure Marine in Gt Yarmouth’ and 2 ‘Queens Harbourmaster’ name boards.Phone Rob on 07881 941787 for more information and viewing.
Current Price: £21000.00
This Classic Motor Cruiser boat is located in Spalding, PE128QA and is being sold on eBay by audrey1711.