1948 Custom 43 For Sale

$50,000
$40,000
Stock #106290 -
Inactive
Inactive
$40,000
$50,000

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Boat Details

Year:
1948
Type:
Commercial
Brand:
Custom
Category:
Tug
Model:
43
Length (LOA):
43' 9"
Beam:
12' 5"
Draft:
--
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
106290
Location:
Kingston, Washington
Status:
Inactive
Engine Details
Count:
1
Year:
1981
Brand:
Caterpillar
Model:
C11
Size:
305 hp
Hours:
5,896
Fuel Type:
Diesel
"Sturdy custom built Tug"

The little tug that could!! VAILANT is a 1948 steel body tug manufactured in Hood River Oregon.

Cruising speed of 9 knots with diesel 305 hp 6 cyl. Caterpillar engine with a twin disc 4.5:1 transmission.

The boat has a 12.5 foot beam, fly bridge, three steering stations.

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1948 Custom 43 Tug in Kingston, Washington

Stock #106290

Although located in Canada, due to Canadian regulations, this boat is not available for sale to potential buyers in Canada.

The little tug that could!! VAILANT is a 1948 steel body tug manufactured in Hood River Oregon.

Cruising speed of 9 knots with diesel 305 hp 6 cyl. Caterpillar engine with a twin disc 4.5:1 transmission.

The boat has a 12.5 foot beam, fly bridge, three steering stations.

Furuno radar, two marine radios, ComNav 1001 Auto Pilot

1000 gal fuel capacity and day galley with fridge and 40 gal potable water system with hot water heater.

It also has a bow thruster but needs a new electric motor.

It has been in service for the past 66 years. last use was work boat for in harbor barge moves in port gamble.

There is a survey from 2014 (will be made available after deposit) new bottom paint and zincs.

Information On Condition

She has been used and for an almost 70 year old boat she is still tugging along.

Has a bow thruster that needs an electric motor.

New Zincs
New Bottom Paint
Water ready per seller

If you need a good old sturdy hard working gal, this may just be the one.

Approximate boat location: Kingston, Washington

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Basic Details
Year:
1948
Type:
Commercial
Brand:
Custom
Category:
Tug
Model:
43
Length (LOA):
43' 9"
Stock #:
106290
Location:
Kingston, Washington
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1981
Brand:
Caterpillar
Model:
C11
Hours:
5,896
(Normal)
Size:
305 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Cruising Speed:
10 mph
Drive Make:
Twin Disc
Drive Model:
4.5:1
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Engine Compartment:
Propeller Shafts:
Upper Helm Station:
Water Pump:
Bottom Paint:
New
Engine Cylinders:
6
Transmission:
4.5:1
Cockpit Type:
3 Stations
Fuel Tank:
1000
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
43' 9"
Beam:
12' 5"
Weight:
36,000 lbs
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Fuel Gauge:
Radar:
Furuno
MARINE RADIO:
2
Deck Features
Anchor:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Compass:
Fire Extinguisher:
Grab Rail:
ElectricalElec. Components
Tachometer:
Batteries:
Cockpit Lighting:
Docking Lights:
Fuel Gauge:
Gauges:
Horn:
Hour Meter:
5896
Accommodations & Passengers
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Drink Holders:
Fridge/freezer:
Galley:
Head:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Steel
Exterior Color:
Blue/wht/blk
Propeller:
40"
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