Wooden ships comments on this 51′ Converted MFV
worked as a fishing vessel for many years until retirement. She has since undergone a partial conversion and now operates under UK flag as a charter vessel in the Mediterranean doing day trips around the island. She has a current UK Code of Practice Certificate.
Returning UK June 2015.
Built in 1946 by McDuff Shipyard, now Banff Shipyard, as a fishing vessel.
Larch planking on sawn oak frames, 14” spacing. Iron fastened. Laid pine deck caulked and payed.
Internal iron ballast. Iron keel bolts.
Wheelhouse with deck saloon and canopy over the aft deck.
Hydraulic wheel steering. Galvanised deck fittings.
6 cylinder Gardner, freshwater cooled. Gardner gearbox. Twin lever morse controls.
Fixed 3 blade bronze prop.
Limited accommodation with a 2 berth forecabin. 2 sea toilets, shower and washbasin, all draining to a waste tank. Pressure hot water system. 150 gallon plastic water tank.
Galley sink, drains overboard.
Simrad echo sounder
6 man liferaft
8 man liferaft
Ring and horseshoe lifebuoys.
Coastal flares new 2013
5 fire extinguishers.
40 metres chain
45 metres warp.
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