1943 TID TUG FOR SALE IN LIVERPOOL

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For Sale:
TID TUG
Location:
Liverpool
Price:
£24,000 ono
Name:
SEAPORT ALPHA
Build Year:
1943
Mainly Used For:

Tug, Fishing Parties, Historic Vessel.

CONTACT ADVERTISER
 
paul kirkbride
 
 
07792572971
 
 

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ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Hull:
Steel
Length (metres):
22.56
Beam (metres):
5.18
Draft (metres):
2.24
Licence:
Mersey Dock and Manchester Ship Canal in survey as a commercial tug / port service craft
Engine:
Lister Blackstone 260 hp
Hydraulics:
Hydralic steering and HYAB
Electronics:
RADAR, VHF, GPS
Other information:
Tug / Workboat / Liveaboard / Historic Craft SEAPORT ALPHA ex T.I.D.43.

Built by Richard Dunstan’s of Thorne in 1943 as T.I.D. 43 for the Ministry of War Transport to support D Day invasion preparations. Originally a 220 h.p coal fired steamer , converted to 260 h.p. Blackstone diesel propulsion in 1953 All welded steel hull believed to be in good condition having been dry docked in 2016. Hard chine construction with a flat bottom that takes the ground well and as all platework contains no double bends is easy to repair should that be required. She carries full commercial certification for use in Mersey Docks and Manchester Ship Canal and is still in service on the Mersey. Very well equipped with a reliable Lister Blackstone main engine, a approx., 8 kva 240 volt Kabota generator, Deutz engine air compressor for initial main engine starting, Lister engine driving a hydraulic pump driving a hiab deck crane and a Deutz powered welding set. Vessels recently rewired both in 240 and 24 volt systems. After cabin with seating and galley pressure water system, fridge and cooker. Forward cabin , four bunks, table and seating, electrically heated.wash basin and macerator toilet in forward cabin deck house. Wheelhouse equipped with hydraulic steering, three VHF’s , RADAR and GPS. Hydraulic anchor winch. 74 feet x 17’ x 7’4”.
A very handy boat for further work, towing, work boat, fishing parties, live aboard or a craft for historic boat rallies. Very well equipped and versatile, ready to go in Liverpool.

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