1940 US Navy 73 For Sale

$34,900
Stock #144711 -
Inactive
1940 US Navy 73 - #1
1940 US Navy 73 - #1
1940 US Navy 73 - #1
1940 US Navy 73 - #130
1940 US Navy 73 - #1
1940 US Navy 73 - #130

Boat Details

Year:
1940
Type:
Commercial
Brand:
US Navy
Category:
Utility
Model:
73
Length (LOA):
73' 3"
Beam:
15'
Draft:
--
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
144711
Location:
Oakland, California
Status:
Inactive
Generator:
Yes
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
1940
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
8V71
Size (each):
300 hp
Hours:
--
Fuel Type:
Diesel
"A great vessel for deep sea fishing, commercial ventures, diving or chasing subs!"

Cool ship! Galley on the main deck. Berths including Captain's quarters and crew quarters, two heads, engine compartments and workshop all on the lower level.

Though there is some debris on the deck, the owner is currently doing spring cleaning. In addition, the top deck was covered with ta...more

1940 US Navy 73 - #1
1940 US Navy 73 - #1
1940 US Navy 73 - #1
1940 US Navy 73 - #130
1940 US Navy 73 - #1
1940 US Navy 73 - #130

1940 US Navy 73 Utility in Oakland, California

Stock #144711

Cool ship! Galley on the main deck. Berths including Captain's quarters and crew quarters, two heads, engine compartments and workshop all on the lower level.

Though there is some debris on the deck, the owner is currently doing spring cleaning. In addition, the top deck was covered with tarps while work was being performed on the railings. New pictures will be taken when that is finished.

She is powered Twin 8V 71 Detroit diesel - Per the seller, "Both engines are fantastic. Mahogany and oak hull are structurally sound and in good condition." Bilge is dry.

Fuel Capacity -- 1150 gallons

Cruising range of 500 or so nautical miles, or 250 out and 250 back.

Best Cruise speed - 6-8 knots
Max FLANK speed - 11-12 knots

Freshwater capacity 380 gals.

The Hull is in good condition. the ship has twin six-cylinder diesel powered Generators for electrical power also GMs. Plumbing system in good repair.

A Commercial passenger, U.S. Coast Guard, approved rating of 53 including crew. Standard compass navigation, Mast Lights, Running Light, shore power system hookup in good condition.

This historic Naval vessel was originally commissioned to be a "Sound Measuring Boat". It was architected to cruise in coastal waters recording and measuring the sound signature of war submarines. It was referred to as a sub chaser.

They were built of doubled planked oak and mahogany wood, with bronze, brass and copper fittings throughout. This vessel has all the original fixtures, bronze toilets and retractable stainless steel wash basins. The ship is 73 Feet in length, and it has a 15-foot beam.

Electrical power provided = 12 volt, 110 volt, 120 and 220 by one six cylinder and one four cylinder diesels. All engines are in good operable condition. Some suggested uses for this vessel could be for diving, fishing, Bay cruising, charters or other commercial ventures. Also, a great live aboard ship. It is certified by the U.S. Coast Guard for a capacity of 53 passengers while cruising. The ship will sleep about 15 or so people crew's quarters Naval bunk style beds, and a queen bed in the captains quarters.

The vessel is listed in the National Historical Naval Ships Association's Registry of Historical Boats of the U.S. Navy, Item # 135.

Information On Condition

She could use some cosmetic TLC and there is some dry rot on the rub rail but all and all she's reported to be in good / sound condition.

Per seller -- All engines are in good operable condition.
Lots of possible applications for this boat.

Motivated Seller -- ALL reasonable offers will be considered.

Approximate boat location: Oakland, California

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Basic Details
Year:
1940
Type:
Commercial
Brand:
US Navy
Category:
Utility
Model:
73
Length (LOA):
73' 3"
Hours:
--
Stock #:
144711
Location:
Oakland, California
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
1940
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
8V71
Size (each):
300 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
1,150 gals
Cruising Speed:
7 mph
Maximum Speed:
12 mph
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Pump:
Bulk Heads:
Engine Alarms:
Water Pump:
Windlass:
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
Two @ 575 Gal. Each
Location Of The Engine:
Mid-ship
Water Tanks:
350 Gal. Capacity
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
73' 3"
Beam:
15'
NavigationalNav. Equipment
VHF Antenna:
Intercom System:
Navigation Lights:
Compass:
Fathom Meter:
Raytheon DE795 Fathometer
VHF:
President 270
Deck Features
Aft Entrance Door:
Anchor:
Anchor Locker:
BBQ Grill:
Bow Rail:
Cleats:
Cockpit Seating:
Deck Rail:
Dock Lines:
Fenders:
Hand Rails:
Lines:
Steering Wheel:
Windshield:
Windshield Wipers:
Access Door:
Aft, P&S
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Automatic Fire Extinguish:
Dock Lines:
Fenders:
Fire Extinguisher:
First Aid Kit:
Grab Rails:
Life Jackets:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
AC Electric Panel:
Accessory Switches:
Courtesy Lights:
Engine Kill Switch:
Fuel Gauge:
Fuse Panel:
Horn:
Ignition:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Ship Power Hook Up:
Ship's Power (12v DC):
Shore Power:
Shore Power Cord:
Speakers:
Speedometer:
Starter:
Stereo:
Tach:
Volt Meter:
Water Heater:
Number Of Batteries:
Four Deep Cycle
Types Of Gauges:
Analog
Location Of The Battery:
@ Engines, P&S
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
53
Sleep. Capacity:
15
# Berths:
6
Water Capacity:
380 gals
Waste Capacity:
150 gals
Generator:
Yes
(Diesel)
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabin:
Cabin Door:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Coffee Maker:
Countertops:
Dinette:
Forward Stateroom:
Fridge/freezer:
Galley:
Hanging Locker:
Microwave:
Mirror:
Pressurized Water System:
TV:
Head:
Two (captain's And Crew's)
Headroom:
On Average 6'2"
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Mahogany
Hull Shape:
Deep Vee
Closed Transom:
Gunwales:
Tower Light:
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