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1974 River Queen 44

1974 River Queen 44

$37,998

Texarkana, Texas

Year 1974

Make River Queen

Model 44

Category Houseboats

Length 44

Posted 1 Month Ago

The exterior and hull have been painted and look very good for their age with only minor surface rust on the keel which should be expected on a steel hull boat. The interior is much nicer than the age would suggest as all the window beddings, seas and gaskets are water tight. Stock #308434 1974 RIVER QUEEN 44 HOUSEBOAT LOVINGLY RESTORED TO FULL GLORY GREAT LOOP This 1974 River Queen is a 44' houseboat located in Texarkana, Texas. Manufactured and designed near Lake Michigan, the River Queen boats were known for tremendous durability due to their thick steel hulls and the deep V design, which can easily cut through choppy water. The seller has taken a lot of time and expense over the past few years to bring this historic ship back to its former glory and is a fully functioning, ready-to-go rig according to the seller. The seller commissioned his own personal local marine mechanic to thoroughly go through the original 318 V8 engines All wiring was replaced in many places in the boat and it even has a fully functioning helm up on ht e fly bridge to complement the main helm in the lower salon/cockpit. You will find updated upholstery and the cabin to all be in terrific condition and the seller maintained the classic original look inside. The bilge area of the boat is easily accessible to service the engines and there is the spot where they took out the original generator and it is ready for a new on to be installed in its place but he has been using a portable on the aft deck and says it has served him well. Up front is s sturdy bow with a nice overhang to relax in the shade and the gangway access all the way around the boat is in good condition along with all the side rails. There are 4 solar panels uptop to provide constant charging for the batteries. A Lowrance GPS/Chartplotter will be included that was purchased recently and it is almost full on fuel. Speaking of fuel, the seller upgraded the fuel capacity and it now holds 180 gallons of fuel. The seller also states the two engines run flawlessly and power the boat very well. Looking for a versatile steel hull vessel with all the qualities of a houseboat and pleasure cruiser? This River Queen is a must-see! Reason for selling is age/health.

1974 River Queen 44

1974 River Queen 44

$29,950

Texarkana, Texas

Year 1974

Make River Queen

Model 44

Category Houseboats

Length 44

Posted 1 Month Ago

The seller believes one of the engines has a blown head gasket as the water was recently discovered in the oil. reduced price is to help the buyer overcome this repair expense. The exterior and hull have been painted and look very good for their age with only minor surface rust on the keel which should be expected on a steel hull boat. The interior is much nicer than the age would suggest as all the window beddings, seas and gaskets are water tight. Stock #308434 1974 RIVER QUEEN 44 HOUSEBOAT LOVINGLY RESTORED TO FULL GLORY GREAT LOOP This 1974 River Queen is a 44' houseboat located in Texarkana, Texas. Manufactured and designed near Lake Michigan, the River Queen boats were known for tremendous durability due to their thick steel hulls and the deep V design, which can easily cut through choppy water. The seller has spent a lot of time and expense over the past few years restoring this historic ship to its former glory. The seller commissioned his local marine mechanic to thoroughly inspect the original 318 V8 engines, and they have been running well. However, on 03/26/2024, it was discovered that one of the engines had some water in its oil. The seller thinks it might be a blown head gasket, but more inspection would be necessary to verify. All wiring was replaced in many places on the boat, and it even has a fully functioning helm up on the fly bridge to complement the main helm in the lower salon/cockpit. You will find updated upholstery and the cabin in terrific condition, and the seller maintained the classic original look inside. The bilge area of the boat is easily accessible to service the engines. There is the spot where they took out the original generator, and it is ready for a new one to be installed in its place. However, he has been using a portable on the aft deck and says it has served him well. Up front, there is a sturdy bow with a nice overhang to relax in the shade. The gangway access all the way around the boat, along with all the side rails, is in good condition. There are four solar panels on top to provide constant charging for the batteries. A Lowrance GPS/Chartplotter will be included that was purchased recently and it is almost full on fuel. Speaking of fuel, the seller upgraded the fuel capacity, which now holds 180 gallons. The seller also states that the two engines run flawlessly and power the boat well. Looking for a versatile steel hull vessel with all the qualities of a houseboat and pleasure cruiser? This River Queen is a must-see! Reason for selling is age/health.