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USCG Self-Righting MLB-44

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Boat REF# 103751
Price
This boat has been sold
LOA 44'0"
Year 1966
Construction Steel
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Berths 5
Engine 2 x Diesel 184hp, GM Detroit Diesels 6V-53 (unknown year)
Lying Gig Harbor - Shown by Appointment

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Extra Details

Builder US Coast Guard
Lying Gig Harbor - Shown by Appointment
Fuel capacity 330.0 G Total - 1 Tanks

Mechanical

Engine 2 x Diesel 184hp
GM Detroit Diesels 6V-53 (unknown year)
Engine Hours engine1:   2000    engine2:   3000
Engine Cooled Fresh Water
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) Bronze 3-blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 9 knots
Max speed (approx) 14 knots

Dimensions

LOA 44'0"
Beam 12'8"
Draft Max 3'2"
Displacement 35,360.0lbs
Headroom 6'8"
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power

Construction

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Steel Construction with semi-displacement underwater profile, paint finish

Corten steel hull, mild steel framing and decks, aluminum superstructure.

A total of nine watertight compartments including the engineroom.

Accommodation

Sink tick
Cabin heating tick
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)

Watertight forward cabin with two berths; watertight midships cabin with one berth, private head with porta-potti, small galley. Large watertight aft cabin with two double berths.

Engineroom access is through a watertight door from the midships cabin.

5 berths with 2 doubles and 3 singles in 3 cabin(s)

Nav Equipment

Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Pressure water firefighting system, which also functions for emergency bilge pumping.

Broker's Comments

How many of us can ever hope to own and enjoy a military-grade vessel? Yet this remarkable craft is available at a tiny fraction of its replacement value, and won't require a pier at the Navy Base for mooring.

The US Coast Guard built 110 of these self-righting 44 foot motor lifeboats which have served courageously under the most challenging demands of surf, sea, and rescue. The model also provided the basis for the famed Waveney-class of RNLI lifeboats.

This MLB-44 is in exceptional condition, and could easily be returned to official lifeboat or patrol service. But its potential as a seaworthy, fun, recreational vessel shouldn't be underestimated. You and your family couldn't enjoy a safer boat! Roll 360-degrees? No problem (though you wouldn't want to do it just for kicks). Cut through ice up to 6" thick? No problem. Tow heavy loads in high seas? No problem. Stand out in any port? Of course!

With plenty of interior space this boat could be customized into a very comfortable cruising yacht.

The seller stores this vessel on the hard during the winter months and maintains it in top condition. He is motivated to sell, however, and is open to offers!

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This USCG Self-Righting MLB-44 has been personally photographed and viewed by Scott Helker of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed.com, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.