1983 Swiftship 68 For Sale

$277,800
$236,000
Stock #090131 -
Available
$236,000
$277,800

Boat Details

Year:
1983
Type:
Commercial
Brand:
Swiftship
Category:
Other/Commerical
Model:
68
Length (LOA):
68'
Beam:
20'
Draft:
81"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
090131
Location:
Galveston, Texas
Status:
Available
Generator:
Yes
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Reason for Selling:
Houston has a new $5,000,000 Fire Fighting vessel just delivered as a replacement.
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
1983
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
V12-71TT1
Size (each):
650 hp
Hours:
2
Fuel Type:
Diesel
"Well maintained aluminum 64 ton fire fighting 68 foot vessel built in Louisiana!!"

Located in Galveston, Texas, this 68-foot used Swiftship is a great boat. Swiftship specializes in the construction of small to medium-sized watercraft built of steel, aluminum, and fiberglass Powered by twin 650hp Detroit Diesel V12-71TT1 engines, this Swiftship boat can get you where you want to go. And with only 2 hours, you will have the peace of mind that comes with a Detroit Diesel in great condition. This boat is in very good condition and systems are working well, according to her owner. Put your mind at ease with the safety and security of having life jackets, a life ring, a fire extinguisher, and a flare on board. With an air conditioning unit and a generator on board, this boat has the accommodations to make any long trip comfortable. Don't miss out on your opportunity to own this great condition Swiftship boat!...Read more

1983 Swiftship 68 Commerical in Galveston, Texas

Stock #090131

CUSTOM built in 1983 by Stewart Stephenson Swift Ships.

This aluminum hull 64 ton 68 foot fireboat built in Louisiana in 1983.

This vessel cost the City of Houston nearly $1-million dollars when it was commissioned.

-Aluminum Hull depth: 6.75 ft.
-Fwd. Draft 3 ft.
-Aft. Draft 5 ft.
-Length 68 ft.
-Breadth: 20 ft.
-Highest Point Mast up: 22 Highest Point
-Mast down: 20
-Main Engines (2) 12 Cylinder GM Detroit 650 HP Turbo-charged Diesel Marine Engines(V12-71TT1)
-Marine Gears (2) Twin Disc Model MG-514
-Foam PUMP Edwards Model 300
- Fire Pumps (2) Gould model #3404 vertical centrifugal pumps, rated at 2000 gpm ea. at 175psi.
-Air Compressor (2) Quincy Air Model #310 Compressors.
-Generators-Onan
-3 Elkhart Giant Python Monitors,
- 2 deck monitors of 2,500 gpm each and 1250 gpm fog-nozzle,
- 1 top monitor of 2,500 gpm with a smooth bore nozzle at 1000 gpm.
-1 Forward manifold with (4) 2 connections and (1) 5 Storz connection.

TANK CAPACITIES

-Fresh Water Tank: 150 gal.
-Sanitary Tank: 360 gal.
-Waste Oil Tank: 100 gal.
-Lube Oil Storage Tank: 80 gal. (40/weight)
-Hydraulic Oil Tanks: 150 gal. each (20/weight)
-Steering Oil Tank: 30 gal. (10/weight)
-Foam Tank: 1,000 gal. AFFF ATC foam
-Fuel Tank: 1,000 gal.

Information On Condition

This vessel was commissioned by the City of Houston Fire Department. With only a few calls every year and continuous maintenance by the Fire Department the vessel is in excellent condition.

When hauled in May of 2015 at Pier 77 in Galveston the zincs were 30% and the hull was deemed to be in excellent condition. The hull is being painted and the zincs are being replaced right now. She is available out of the water for your inspection. This is a very well maintained vessel that's in good shape for its age.

Approximate boat location: Galveston, Texas

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Basic Details
Year:
1983
Type:
Commercial
Brand:
Swiftship
Category:
Other/Commerical
Model:
68
Length (LOA):
68'
Stock #:
090131
Location:
Galveston, Texas
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
1983
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
V12-71TT1
Hours:
2
Size (each):
650 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
1,000 gals
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Blower:
Bilge Pumps:
Bottom Paint:
Bow Pulpit:
Engine Alarms:
Engine Room:
Engine Room Lighting:
Fuel Filters:
Windlass:
Rudders:
Bronze
Engine Cylinders:
12
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
68'
Beam:
20'
Min. Draft:
81"
Weight:
144,000 lbs
Water Capacity:
150 gals
Bridge Clearance:
20'
Waste Capacity:
360 gals
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Fuel Gauge:
Navigation Lights:
Tachometers:
Upper Helm Station:
Windshield Wipers:
Hailer:
Whelen WS-295-HFS
Compass:
Ritchie
Spotlight:
Perko
VHF:
ICOM IC-M412
Radar:
Furuno Navnet C-MAP MAX
GPS / Plotter:
Furuno Navnet C-MAP MAX
Deck Features
Anchor:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Marine Whistle:
Ships Bell:
Bilge Pump:
Bright Cockpit Lighting:
Dock Lines:
EPIRB:
Fire Extinguishers:
First Aid Kit:
Flare Gun:
Flares:
Fog Bell:
Horn:
Life Jackets:
Life Ring:
Several
Throw Ring:
Several
Searchlight:
Perko
Accommodations & Passengers
Generator:
Yes
(Three Onans)
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Aluminum
Hull Shape:
Displacement
Exterior Color:
Red & White
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