LCU Landing Craft Rebuilt in 2015- 200 ton capacity 1954 $850,000.00 USD

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$850,000.00 USD



~~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: $850,000 USD












































































































































































































































































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