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1945 BOATWORKS Fishing Tug

1945 BOATWORKS Fishing Tug


Erie, Pennsylvania

Year 1945

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Category Commercial

Length 46'

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1945 Boatworks Fishing Tug,"Big Bertha," the most well-known boat in Conneaut, is for sale. Use her as a minnow catcher like we did for 5 years or convert her to a live-aboard, the options are endless for this 46' solid steel workhorse-of-a-converted tug. $35,000 OBOMore Big Bertha photos available upon requestVessel Name: Big BerthaConstruction Material: Steel Gross tonnage: 17 Net tonnage:11Year Built: '45 Where Built: Stadium Boat WorksDimensions: Length: 46.6' Beam: 16' Moulded Depth: Draft: 4.5'Shell Plating Thickness: .25" bow to .17" stern Framing: all steel Bulkheads: forward watertight collisionHeadroom: Wheelhouse ~6.5' Engine Room: mid-ships 12'; forward 4'; aft 4'Shaft Size: 3"Cruising Speed: 10 ktsPropeller: 36" diameter x 28 pitch, LH, 3-blade, bronzeEngine Make: 6-71 Detroit diesel S/N: 671 17082Year: 1945 (original) HP: 238Generator: Onan 6kw dieselShip to shore radioDepth SounderOriginal compassSteering: Manual Bilge Pumps: twin pumpsFurnace: yes, fuel oil furnace Fuel Capacity: twin 90 gl tanks (180 gl total)Holding Tank Capacity: Twin 400 gl freshwater stainless bait tanksAdditional Features: Full blueprints available.Lifting harness and all jacks included for dry dock.Boat was pulled in 2010 and sandblasted. New epoxy paint applied.Interior and topsides painted July 2013 with non-skid paint.Converted to minnow-catcher in 1985; all stainless tanks, nets, floats and safety gear included. Oil-burning furnace, thermostat controlled.Completely self-sustained electrical power @ 220 volts. Welding electrical outlet mounted onboard. $39000, 4404551023