23m Welded and Riveted ex cargo vessel 1914 – 23m converted ex cargo vessel, 1914 for sale

£ 60,000

Essex, Eastern


Motor BoatsHouse Boatsavailable23m Welded and Riveted ex cargo vessel 1914

Steel motor ship, ex coastal cargo vessel, just under 24m LOA measurement. An incomplete conversion project having created a live aboard sailing motor vessel. She has huge potential.

Built in Norway 1914, originally as a steam ship. She was “In class” and a working commercial vessel up until 2000.
In 2005 She was motored 1800 miles, under her own power to the UK from Norway.
For a time she was used as a film support vessel, more recently she has been a liveaboard project vessel. The hold area having been converted to accommodation.
She has a working berth alongside the Quay.

Tonnage: Gross Tonnage 91, NT 44 Dwt 125 tonnes
Hold/hatch 10m x 3.30m Derrick: Length 12m. SWL 1.5 ton
Main engine: GM 240 hp,71 series V8 Supercharged diesel with 5000 litres bunker capacity. Gear: Twin-disc Auxiliary engine: Rugurini diesel 2.8 KwA, new in 1996. Her present owner bought her as an ideal conversion project, utilised as a live aboard and workshop, their intention was to put her into sail and rig her out. She would has recently been bought up to the safety regulations for a coded commercial vessel. A “working” mooring is available.
Main hold area was used for boat storage / workshop. The hold has now been converted into a full time residence.
Electrics: New battery charger 2016, galvanic isolater 40v consumer unit. Rewiring (in progress)
General Equipment: Main mast with crane lift (for loading the hold, deck cargo. Low pressure winch. Fenders and warps. Ground Tackle Large main anchor on chain. Forward anchor windlass.
Navigation: Navitronics Radar JRC24nm(2001) GPS- Koden Comnav Autopilot , Navigation lights.
Safety Equipment : 4 person life raft, liferings
Tankage 5000litres capacity .New stainless steel fuel tanks and pipework installed 2017.
Water System new hot and cold water supply system has been installed.
Heating 1 x diesel fed stove. 1 in galley.…*

Sales statusavailable

Manufacturer23m Welded and Riveted ex cargo vessel 1914

Model23m converted ex cargo vessel, 1914

Mooring CountryUnited Kingdom


Year built1914

Length23.44 m/77 ft

Width5.52 m/18 ft

Draft2.71 m/9 ft


Sale TypeUsed

SaleOn behalf of customer


SteeringWheel control

Engine manufacturerGeneral Motor Company

No. of engines1



Fuel Capacity5000

Material hullSteel

Material deckSteel

No. of cabins4

No. of berths8

Headroom2 m/7 ft

WC & bathrooms2