1992 DAVID ABELS LTD - 16.5M SURVEY VESSEL FOR SALE IN NORTH WEST

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For Sale:
David Abels Ltd - 16.5m Survey Vessel
Location:
North West
Price:
£145,000 +VAT
Name:
SUSAN H
Build Year:
1992
Mainly Used For:

Surveying

CONTACT ADVERTISER
Simon Thomas [Trade]
  01273 515085

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ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Hull:
Steel
Length (metres):
16.50
Beam (metres):
5.50
Draft (metres):
1.80
Licence:
MCA Cat. 2
Engine:
Accessed at the lower deck level, aft of the crew accommodation spaces, the Engine Room accommodates:
The twin FORD MERMAID 180hp 6-cylinder engines each fitted with reduction gearboxes (2:1) connected to conventional shafts, stern gear. Both engines run alternators charging 8 No. batteries (24v system) and hydraulic pumps to ancillary services (winches and other hydraulic equipment). The engines serve a calorifier unit for hot water to Galley, etc. The steel fuel tanks (2 x 2000 ltrs) are located outboard within the engine room. The hydraulic fluid tank is located forward. Fresh water capacity is approx. 3 tons in steel tanks located P & S.
Generators: 20Kva BETA (Ford based) 3-cylinder gen-set is located amidships together with a further BETA 2.5Kva - both providing 12v/24vDC/240v AC power to the vessel.
The engine space has steel 'check-a-plate' floors, sections lifting to provide service access around the engine room installations. The electric circuitary and control valves are easily accessed. A work bench is also fitted. The after peak space is given to the steering geometry, tankage and some storage with a deck access hatch exiting forward of the winch installation.
The vessel is fitted with Black and Grey tanks.
Hydraulics:
 
Electronics:
Sterling shore-power system is installed providing a 240v ring main throughout the vessel with a number of power outlets. The engines (see Mechanical) are each fitted with alternators charging significant battery banks (reportedly 8) serving both 12v and 24v circuits.
Auxiliary charging and power
requirements are provided from two diesel generators - Beta 2.5Kva and Beta 20Kva.
Other information:
This twin-engined vessel is reportedly constructed in 1991 by David Abels Ltd., originally built for the Environment Agency. Currently operated under MCA Cat. 2 (60 msh) certification - full survey due 2018 (copy of current survey available).This vessel has the potential to serve many commercial applications
including dive support, scientific/environmental survey, guard duties, etc., and is being sold complete with her comprehensive equipment and inventory.

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