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 to your favorite spot, or help you discover a new one. 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. The 68 has lots of space for your family and friends, and all your boating gear. This boat boasts an air conditioning unit and a generator on board. Don't miss out on your opportunity to own this great condition Swiftship boat!...Read more
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.
-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.
-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.
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.
60-day Sea Tow membership* comes standard with your boat purchase!
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