1971 Grafton Boat Works 72 For Sale

Stock #114487 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1971
Type:
Commercial
Brand:
Grafton Boat Works
Category:
Utility
Model:
72
Length (LOA):
72' 5"
Beam:
19'
Draft:
--
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
114487
Location:
Weems, Virginia
(near Newport News)
Status:
Sold
Generator:
Yes
Reason for Selling:
No longer needs
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
1971
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
12V71
Size (each):
350 hp
Hours:
300 (as of 10/4/2016)
Fuel Type:
Diesel
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For sale is a 1971 Grafton Boat Works 71 foot steel utility vessel.

This is a former fire-fighting vessel that the current owner planned to use for shipping fishing equipment around the Chesapeake Bay, but no longer needs.

It can be outfitted any way one would need. Would make a grea...more

1971 Grafton Boat Works 72 Utility in Weems, Virginia

Stock #114487

For sale is a 1971 Grafton Boat Works 71 foot steel utility vessel.

This is a former fire-fighting vessel that the current owner planned to use for shipping fishing equipment around the Chesapeake Bay, but no longer needs.

It can be outfitted any way one would need. Would make a great cargo or shipping boat.

She is powered with two 1971 V-12 GM Detroit diesel engines with disc gears. Approximately 300 hours on the engines post rebuild.

Also has two 50 kilowatt generators with complete wiring systems. Two large air compressors, a 4" sea water wash pump and a 3" bilge pump system.

Has two-year-old Garmin radar/GPS and VHF radio.

Brand new propellers. Engines run great. Transmissions do well. She will run 12.5-13 knots at top speed

Formerly had an ac/dc system but No longer. No shore power.

New Equipment:

-main and generator exhaust
-life preservers
-running lights
-deck/work lights
-hydraulic steering
-deck plating (main deck and engine room floor)
- 3 double bunk rooms
- 1 head installed new with 1500 gal. holding tank
-10-ton knuckle boom crane with accompanying electric driven hydraulic system
-new fire extinguishers

Seller is ready to get this boat off his hands, bring offers!

Information On Condition

A-frame on deck is for pulling catfish pots and can easily be removed. The Wheelhouse has a new front and back bulkhead and most of the overhead is new. The port and starboard wheelhouse bulkheads were "fluffed" but will need replacing in time. The anchor winch needs completing. It is installed...need to decide on electric or hydraulic.

Approximate boat location: Weems, Virginia

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Basic Details
Year:
1971
Type:
Commercial
Brand:
Grafton Boat Works
Category:
Utility
Model:
72
Length (LOA):
72' 5"
Hours:
300
(as of 10/4/2016)
(estimate post rebuild)
Stock #:
114487
Location:
Weems, Virginia
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
1971
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
12V71
Hours:
300
(as of 10/4/2016)
(estimate post rebuild)
Size (each):
350 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Pump:
Steering:
Hydraulic
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
72' 5"
Beam:
19'
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Running Lights:
VHF:
Radar/gps:
Garmin
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Fire Extinguishers:
ElectricalElec. Components
Generator:
2
Accommodations & Passengers
# Berths:
5
Generator:
Yes
Head:
Berths:
3
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Steel
Hull Shape:
Vee
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