1967 Custom Built Blount 60 Converted Research Vessel For Sale

Stock #215811 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1967
Type:
Power
Brand:
Custom Built
Category:
Motoryachts
Model:
Blount 60 Converted Research Vessel
Length (LOA):
60'
Beam:
16'
Draft:
66"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
215811
Location:
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
(near Sheboygan)
Status:
Sold
Generator:
Yes
Storage Status:
Currently winterized††
Reason for Selling:
Owner Lives Out of State
Engine Details
Count:
1
Year:
--
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
6-71
Size:
225 hp
Hours:
--
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Recently Sold — Pennsylvania

An amazing ship with an important historic mission...this Blount 60 was used as a research vessel, and then used as a long-range pleasure cruiser.

Her owner purchased the boat in Rhode Island and cruised her via the St Lawrence through the Great Lakes to her current berth on the West shore ...more

1967 Custom Built Blount 60 Converted Research Vessel Motoryacht in Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Stock #215811

An amazing ship with an important historic mission...this Blount 60 was used as a research vessel, and then used as a long-range pleasure cruiser.

Her owner purchased the boat in Rhode Island and cruised her via the St Lawrence through the Great Lakes to her current berth on the West shore of Lake Michigan.

Currently registered as a recreational vessel, the Blount's single diesel, 4 staterooms, and two diesel generators make her an efficient dive or fishing boat, or she can be refitted for a live-aboard or long-range cruiser.

USCG Documented:
NRT = 30
GRT = 41

Her deckhouse is approximately 12' x 8' and sits above 4 staterooms (2 w/ double size and 2 w/ single size berths). Half-wall steel comprises the port and starboard sides of the deckhouse with plywood upper sides and aft wall. A massive bridge forward of the deckhouse is raised. Under the bridge is a large galley currently equipped with refrigerator and microwave.

Mounted in the bridge are two vintage Raytheon Mariner Pathfinder units. The owner purchased Garmin GPS Chartplotter and Radar in 2012 which are being included with the boat.

The ship's crab pot davit and winch are mounted to the aft deck.

Take a voyage or finish the Great Loop!!

Information On Condition

The Blount is Winterized and out of the water. The seller indicates that when she was last used the engine and two generators were functioning as expected, there were no leaks in the windows, decks or ceilings, the heater was working well, and the head and shower were functioning normally.

There were no signs of water intrusion in the deckhouse or below. Serious buyers will want to conduct a thorough inspection of the boat.

New bottom paint and zincs in 2012 Professionally Winterized and stored in Fall 2013

Approximate boat location: Manitowoc, Wisconsin


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Basic Details
Year:
1967
Type:
Power
Brand:
Custom Built
Category:
Motoryachts
Model:
Blount 60 Converted Research Vessel
Length (LOA):
60'
Hours:
--
Stock #:
215811
Location:
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Storage Status:
Currently winterized ††
(as of 9/12/2020)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
6-71
Size:
225 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
1,200 gals
Drive Type:
V-Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Pump:
Rudder:
Number Of Eng Cylinders:
6
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
60'
Beam:
16'
Min. Draft:
66"
NavigationalNav. Equipment
GPS / Plotter:
Navigation Lights:
Radar Dome:
VHF:
VHF Antenna:
Deck Features
Bell:
Cleats - Fixed:
Anchor:
Anchor Rode:
Captain's Chair:
Crab Pot Davit:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Searchlight:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
AC Electric Panel:
Battery Switch:
Docking Lights:
Fuel Gauge:
Horn:
Tachometer:
Volt Meter:
Water Heater:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Shore Power:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Fuse Panel:
Westerbeke 4-108 Gen:
Northern Lts 5 KW Gen:
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
4
Sleep. Capacity:
6
# Berths:
4
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
200 gals
Generator:
Yes
(Northern Lights, Westerbeke 4-108)
Air Conditioning:
No
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Head:
Heat:
Microwave:
Pressurized Water System:
Refrigerator:
Sink - Cabin:
Dinette:
Nav Station:
Port Holes:
Window Treatments:
Salon:
Settee:
Shower:
Stateroom - Aft:
2
Stateroom - Mid Berth:
2
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Luther H Blount
Hull Material:
Steel
Exterior Color:
Red/white
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
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