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Estimated price for orientation: 120 000 $

Category: Other Boats

Condition: Used: An item that has been used previously. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition State: NSW
Year: 1960s Length: 100
Included Items: Anchor, Fire Extinguishers, Flares, GPS, Inboard Motor, Radios, Registration, Safety Vests, Sonar Hull Material: Steel

. THE MV BANKS. SHE WAS AN EXPLORER CLASS GENERAL PURPOSE NAVY VESSEL BUILT IN 1959/60. LENGTH 29.90m,BEAM 13.67m,DRAUGHT 3.2m.AND CAN CARRY 95t OF CARGO.WITH 2/6 BERTH CABINS,1/3 BERTH CABIN,2/4 BERTH CABINS AND MASTERS CABIN.The vessel has had a major refit in 2001and has been at dock. The vessel was in Victorian survey, completing initial Waterways Survey for the carriage of 100 day passengers in 1C survey and 2B survey for 12 persons and 95 tons of cargoWorks carried out were as follows;. Vessel drawings submitted to the NSW Waterways Authority for approval for initially 1C servicewith 100 day passengers and 25 berthed passengers.. All machinery, including main engines, axillary gen sets, bilge pumps, winches etc refittedrebuilt or replaced where necessary.. Four new additional steel watertight bulkheads have been fitted at the collision bulkhead,. New deck plating, side framing and doors fitted to superstructure.. New bridge structure and wing decks, windows and doors fitted.. New electric over hydraulic steering system installed.. New forecastle access fitted.. Air conditioning in crew areas.. New electrical distribution boards installed and operable along with a new 415 volt standby bilgepumps.. New additional 8.5 KVA gen set for emergency lighting.. Several new aluminum approved watertight doors purchased for new bulkheads along withseveral approved aluminum doors for bridge deck entries and numerous expensive brass framedwindows.. Bulbous bow and bow thruster fitted to vessel, all constructed to approved drawings.. Mild steel propeller shafts replaced by new 95.25 mm stainless steel shafts.. 3 blade Elephant Ear propellers replaced by modern 4 Blade Mikado props.. Hull topsides spot blasted and undercoated.. Hull bare metal blasted and a new Hempel, tin free, paint system applied.. The entire hull had a new Hempel paint system applied to it externally.. New commercial galley fitted.. New foremast and boom, mainmast and boom and associated rigging fitted.. Internal fit out on main deck upgraded to include saloon dining area adjacent to galley (rose wood).. Wheelhouse gutted and refitted with owners cabin behind wheelhouse.. Safety equipment fitting for 1C/2B passenger service.. Vessel fitted with new HI-frog fixed fire detection and fire fighting system in engine room, galleyand all accommodation spaces. Vessel is now fitted with structural fire protection to meet surveyrequirements.10 Ton of lead ballast added as per survey requirements(Conservative estimates of cost of refit 1.2m AUS)The price is set for a fast sale, that means this week.Make an offer $175000 onoCall Mark for more details 0456497000The vesel can travel the wold and is at anchor in the Clarence River now, will be sold as is where is, ready for it's next adventure, has approx. 6000L of fuel onboard, uses approx. 75L/Hr. Currently registered in NSW as a private vessel so it can be skippered with a general speed boat licence.Would consider a swap for sharkcat 25 - 28 Ft or alike plus cash adjustmentThis vessel is for sale on other sites so may be removed at any time