South Yorkshire UK|
For sale a historic barge "Vulcan"
Ex Aire and Calder towing barge. This a unique opportunity to purchase a historic barge built in 1865. Registered on The National Register of Historic Vessels No. 1888
Powered by a Gardner 6LXB diesel with a twin disc 509, 2:1 Marine Gearbox. Raw water cooling with heat exchanger. 11Kva Onan generator. Wheelhouse with Telescopic roof and Hydraulic steering controls.
Drydocked every 3 years with latest survey and hull painted September 2019
Hull is a riveted iron construction with professional welded steel repairs as required. Ballast concrete.
Accommodation : Double cabin forward with en suite shower and sink. Separate Bathroom with bath and pump out toilet complete with large holding tank. Second cabin with extending bunk. Saloon and integrated galley area c/w double cooker, under hob and dishwasher. Kabola Old English Oil fired central heating boiler with radiators in all accommodation areas. Utility area with access to wheelhouse
Separate engine room with external access with small workshop. Forecastle storage area.
In excellent state of repair and ready for extended cruising.
|Vessel type:||Towing Barge|
|Builder:||Mary Hill Ship builders - Lanark|
|Fit Out:||Long term Cruising|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Gardner 6LXB|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||61'|
|Maximum draft:||3' 9"|
|Displacement:||58 long tons|
|Fuel capacity:||200 Gallons|
|Water capacity:||120 Gallons|
|Holding tank capacity:||120 Gallons|
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.