1936 Custom 87 Retired Fireboat For Sale

Stock #159955 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1936
Type:
Commercial
Brand:
Custom
Category:
Passenger
Model:
87 Retired Fireboat
Length (LOA):
87'
Beam:
22' 4"
Draft:
--
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
159955
Location:
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
(near Green Bay)
Status:
Sold
Generator:
Yes
Reason for Selling:
Moving
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
1978
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
8v71
Size (each):
328 hp
Hours:
--
Fuel Type:
Diesel
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Powered by twin Detroit Diesels 8v71 which provide 900 HPs, this twin screw propulsion cruse boat is a converted Chicago Fire Boat.

She served the Chicago Fire Department for 50 years - from 1937 to 1987 - and is currently operated as a cruise boat in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin with a COI vali...more

1936 Custom 87 Retired Fireboat Passenger in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Stock #159955

Powered by twin Detroit Diesels 8v71 which provide 900 HPs, this twin screw propulsion cruse boat is a converted Chicago Fire Boat.

She served the Chicago Fire Department for 50 years - from 1937 to 1987 - and is currently operated as a cruise boat in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin with a COI valid through April 2023.

COI is for 127 passengers and 2-5 crew. One USCG licensed captain and one deck hand required plus 3 additional/optional crew.

The next dry dock is due in Dec. 2019.

Navigation Systems:

-- Radar
-- Compass
-- Depth Sounder
-- 2 VHF Radios
-- P.A. System
-- Horn
-- Security Cameras

Also on board is a 40 kW 671 Detroit Diesel generator.

This boat would be suitable to continue as an income generating cruise boat or spacious and unique liveaboard.

Truly turn-key. Everything on board stays!

Motivated Sellers! All reasonable offers will be considered.

If interested, sellers are willing to include the LLC, website and all promotional materials and merchandise as well as the contact phone number.

Income/Expenditure information is available for serious buyers. The business provides a modestly profitable income during the tourism season.

Lots of potential if she were moved to a more populated area!

Information On Condition

This boat is in average condition for her age and usage.

She is ready to start your business -

Maintenance has been kept up.

The generator top end has been rebuilt as well as the port side gearbox and electrical panel. A new electrical switch box is being installed to meet Coast Guard requirements.

The vessel will not be able to be water trialed from November 1 - Mid-March due to winterization.

Don't let this unique piece of history pass you by!

The boat goes into drydock every five years. It has five below-deck compartments and the current owners restore and repaint one compartment every y...

Approximate boat location: Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

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Basic Details
Year:
1936
Type:
Commercial
Brand:
Custom
Category:
Passenger
Model:
87 Retired Fireboat
Length (LOA):
87'
Hours:
--
Stock #:
159955
Location:
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
1978
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
8v71
Size (each):
328 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
2,400 gals
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Pump:
Engine Room:
Heat Exchanger:
Fuel Tank:
Steel
Fuel Filters:
Primary And Secondary
Cooling System:
Heat Exchanger
Rudder:
3
Holding Tanks:
1 - 250 Gallons
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
87'
Beam:
22' 4"
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Compass:
Depth Sounder:
DVD Player:
GPS:
Navigation Lights:
Navigation Software:
Radar:
Chartplotter:
Laptop
Spotlight:
2
VHF:
2
CB Radio:
2
Deck Features
Cushions:
Storage:
Anchor:
Beach Ladder:
Bar:
Bow Rail:
Cockpit Seating:
Cooler:
Cushion Covers:
Great Condition
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Air Horn:
Carbon Monoxide Detector:
Emergency Steering:
Manual
Life Ring:
3
Sump Pump:
3
Life Jackets:
132
ElectricalElec. Components
Fuel Gauge:
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
Accessory Switches:
Alternator:
Battery Charger:
Circuit Breaker:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Cockpit Lighting:
Docking Lights:
Hour Meter:
Inverter:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Shore Power:
Shore Power Cord:
Speakers:
Stereo:
Tach:
USB Port:
Volt Meter:
Water Heater:
Water Temp Gauge:
Electrical Panel:
Commercial Grade
Horn:
Air
Battery:
24v And 12v
Accommodations & Passengers
Generator:
Yes
(40 kW 671 Detroit Diesel)
Air Conditioning:
No
Cabinets:
Carpet:
Countertops:
Freezer:
Galley:
Microwave:
TV:
Port Holes:
Pressurized Water System:
Cocktail Bar:
Pump Room:
Crew Quarter:
Fuel Compartment:
Cabin Lighting:
Passenger Deck Seating:
Passenger Bow Seating:
Nav Station:
Pilothouse
Sink:
5
Head:
2 - Main Deck
Refrigerator:
2
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Steel
Keel Type:
Steel
Bottom Paint:
Last Job 2014
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