|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
|Tax Information:||Over 15 tonnes commercial vessel|
Troon South Ayrshire UK|
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Red Countess is a 15.75 Delta Tug, she is very handy and versatile for a multitude of roles. Powered by twin Gardner 8L3Bs @ 250hp each, with less than 10,000 hours on the clocks, through Twin Disc MG514C boxes to fixed props she is very economical and delivers 5 tbp.
With a fly bridge and good all round visibility from the wheelhouse she is ideal for working within confined spaces and with barges but also perfectly at home towing in open waters. She has the usual array of electronics and deck equipment all owned. Having only had 2 owners from build in Holland she has been very well cared for and is in good condition.
|Vessel type:||Tug/ workboat/ pilot boat|
|No. of engines:||2|
|Engine model:||Gardner 8L3B|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||16m|
|Displacement:||70 metric tons|
|Dry Weight:||55 tons|
|Fuel capacity:||7000 Litres|
|Water capacity:||1500 Litres|
All welded steel, divided into 5 compartments, fore peak/ chain locker, accomodation, fuel tanks, engine room and steering gear/ hold.
Flying bridge ontop of wheelhouse with engine controls and joystick steering.
Towing post with Mapaey towing hook, good bollards all round, pushy bow, double anchor windlass hydraulic, Hiab 043 crane, large capstan, small high speed capstan, A frame. Removeable stern bar and side working door starboard and entry doors each side and a moon pool. Spare props and 1 shaft in origional box
Twin Gardner 8L3Bs, 2 x 250hp @1250rpm through Twin Disc MG514C gearboxes @ 2.95 to 1 reduction driving fixed pitch propellors.
Keel cooled with dry exhausts, driving hydraulics, general service pump and giving 24v.dc.
Yanmar 2GM generator giving 240v ac
All as required for MCA workboat category 3, just passed annual inspection and pilot boat endorsement added.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.