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1954 119' x 34' x 5' Ex Army Reserve LTU Landing Craft 1466 Class Refurbished in 2015

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  • 1954
  • 119' x 34' x 5' Ex Army Reserve LTU Landing Craft 1466 Class
  • Refurbished in 2015
  • other, California, US
  • Power
  • 119ft / 36.27 m
  • Detroit
  • (2) 6v71 & (1) 6v92
  • Diesel
  • Steel
  • 2013-01-27
  • 2015-07-17
  • 1496065

1954/2015 119' x 34' x 5'  EX Army Reserve  LCU Landing Craft 1466 Class

This landing craft was based at Rio Vista, CA for most of her life - in fresh water

ABS registered in 2012

US Coast Guard documented for Coastwise use          

Gross tonnage: 217 tons

Net tonnage: 183 tons

Front gate: 14'4" wide

Capacity: 200 tons

Speed: 6.5 knots (loaded or unloaded)

Fuel capacity: 3000 gal

Fresh water capacity: 3564 gal

Navigation equipment: (2) VHF radios, 48 mile Furuno Radar

This 1954 landing craft was used by US Navy in Korean War.  Later she was rumored to be a part of Brown's Navy in Vietnam and later came back to California to be used in the reserve until decommissioned in 1991.

In late 2011 was purchased by present owner who has restored this landing craft including the following:

Wing engines: (2) Rebuilt Detroit 6V-71 engines -  233 hp each with  Twin Disc MG506 3:1 gears ( gears are new in Jan 2013)

Center engine: (1) 6V92 -  270 hp with Allison 3:1 gear

(3) 38" 4 blade props

Air controls for wing engines and Morse cable on center for safety

(1) New Yanmar/LIMA 25kw genset in wheelhouse

(2) Auxiliary Diesel gensets - 30kw and 50kw

(1) Onan 7kw genset on deck

External 600 gal diesel tank to allow easy access & monitoring

3000 gal tank can pump up to the 600 gal day tank

Has onboard welder

Two 40' spuds with winches

Gate is powered by 18hp 230V electric motor

2015 May - Yard Work at dry dock New shafts x3 (2.5 inch) New Props x3   (24x38 four blades) Rebuilt stuffing boxes New shaft cutlass bearings 3 inch Rebuilt rudders x 3 and steering system New zincs x 26 Replated Starboard hull as reported in Survey with insets to coast guard specs Replated under all three transmissions per Survey with insets Replated gate Rebalanced engines Rebuilt stern prop protections tubes Fixed several small areas under fuel tanks with new plate Epoxy coated entire bottom then two coats of bottom paint after needle gunning and grinding entire hull to find any thin areas New spud blocks New Spud wires 6 New deck hatches

Located in California

Price: $895,000 USD

Reference No. LC2104


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

For Sale By Scruton Marine Services

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