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1980 Commercial Fishing Boat

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Commercial Fishing Boat
1980 Commercial Fishing Boat
$240,000 EGC - Excluding Government Charges 2




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Commercial Vessel

Length (in M)


Length (in Ft.)


Hull Type


Hull Material


Beam Width

4.88 metres

Stock #


Dealer Comments

(Ref No fb773)

Lobster / line boat
16.88m x 4.88m x 2m
Construction – Steel
Builder – Kingston Bros., Smithton
Built 1980
Designer – Jack Meyer
Purpose – lobster, shark, scallop

Caterpillar 3406 250hp (31,000 hrs)
Gearbox – Twin Disc MG509 3:1
Speed – 8kts @ 1400 rpm; 9kt @ 1600 rpm
Consumption – 12 lph
Engine – keel cooled ; dry exhaust
Prop shaft – 3 in 316 (Oil filled)
Propellor – 38 in 4-blade
Batteries – 2 x N200 (starting) ; 4 x N200 (lighting)
Gen set – Caterpillar 20kva C22
Hydraulics – driven from gearbox PTO.
Refrigeration – 3-phase Dome
Steering – Power-assisted hydraulic
Stabilizer Arm – Stainless Steel

Radar – Koden MRD104
Echo Sounders – Koden CVS 841P & Koden CVS 702D
Automatic pilot - Furuno 711C
Radios – VHF GME
AM/FM radio
GPS – Seiwa Marlin
Plotter – Lenovo Time Zero Pro
Seiwa Marlin Plotter
Solar panels
Deck lights – 24 & 240 volt
Flood lights

Bunks – 2 forward & 2 aft
Stove – gas, 4 hot plates
Floor coverings
Heater – diesel

Diesel fuel – 2 x 5000 litres
Water – 1 x 400 litres
Hydraulic oil – 1 x 400 ltres

Carrying capacity
Circulating tank – 1.5 tonne
Wet well – 1-tonne wet well with bungs
Brine room – large
Refrigerated hold – 1-tonne bait freezer

Deck gear
Anchor winch – hydraulic
Chain – ½ in x 80 m stainless steel
Mast – stainless steel
Handrails – stainless steel

Survey & safety equipment – as per SMSA survey requirements
Liferaft – 4-person (leased)
Slipping – Last October 2023

Survey – AMSA 3C next due November 2024.
The vessel carries Stability Papers for NSCV C6A 7B

Fishing gear – (Option/negotiable to boat buyer) including 50 Tas. lobster pots, ropes, buoys & line buoys

Comments : A well-established and proven commercial fishing vessel in Tasmanian lobster, shark & scallop fisheries over the years.
Vessel has been realistically priced to sell.
Vessel buyer will also be given the first option / opportunity to lease up to 8000 kg of Tasmanian lobster quota in 2024-2025 season.

Price : $240,000 + GST

(Feb 2024)

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2EGC prices exclude government charges. Contact the dealer to determine charges applicable to you.