Humber Keel Sheffield Class Barge

Turn Key- Superb Construction
£139,000.00 (Approx US$194,424.86)
  • Boat REF#  ·  276325
  • Length  ·  61'0"
  • Year  ·  1938
  • Construction  ·  Steel
  • Underwater profile  ·  Full-Displacement
  • Sleeping berths  ·  4
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 76hp, Lister HRW 6 (1980)
  • Lying  ·  Kent, UK
Boatshed Medway
Boatshed Medway
Suzzanne McDonald

Extra Details

Builder Richard Dunston
Lying Kent, UK
Fuel capacity 616.0 USG Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 352.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 88.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 05/12/2017

Mechanical

Engine 1 x diesel 76hp
Engine make and model Lister HRW 6 (1980)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.7 USG /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots
Generator output 5.5KVA

Engine serviced 2019 and gearbox oil changed.
200w solar power.

Dimensions

Length 61'0"
Beam 15'6"
Draft Min 4'0"
Draft Max 4'0"
Airdraft 11'0"
Displacement 121,275.0lbs
Headroom 6'2"
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

24 volt battery, 8 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power, generator

Construction

Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Favourable survey and jobs carried out. Blacked - 3 coats of 2 pack epoxy 2017. Anodes Changed.
Boat safety Certificate to 23rd August 2022
is a Humber Keel built by Richard Dunston at Thorne in 1938. She was built for Henry Scarr Ltd 1938, for whom she worked for a number of years. She worked on the River Trent as a commercial barge up to 1975. She was then converted to a house boat, still with her engine. She is now in full commission and is subject to regular survey. She was steamed down from Grimsby to the Medway during summer 2019.

Accommodation

Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 4
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)

Fantastic accommodation with a very cosy feel and lots of light floods through. Theres 2 double bedrooms and you could also sleep some extra people in the saloon if needs be. There is a dining area, lovely floors and a relatively large bathroom with full size bath in it. The wheel house makes for a lovely galley too. There is also a fabulous workshop room.

4 burner propane Stove

Accommodation

Stove
Broiler
Oven
Sink
Refrigerator
Freezer
Carpet
Drapes
Cabin heating
Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Non-Smokers
Microwave
Dishwasher
Washing Machine
Dryer

Fantastic accommodation with a very cosy feel and lots of light floods through. Theres 2 double bedrooms and you could also sleep some extra people in the saloon if needs be. There is a dining area, lovely floors and a relatively large bathroom with full size bath in it. The wheel house makes for a lovely galley too. There is also a fabulous workshop room.

4 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Rode

Manual windlass
1 anchors
(60kg)
98'5" of chain

Nav Equipment

Compass
VHF
VHF DSC radio
Stereo
Clock
Barometer
Navigation lights
TV

Safety Equipment

Fume detector
Carbon Monoxide detector
Life jackets
Searchlight
Horn
Security Alarm

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
Lovely Humber Barge, on an excellent transferable residential mooring in Faversham . Last survey, new anodes and blacked 2018. Super solid build quality and ready to go for the next owner. Original blue registery document. Galley wheelhouse, down to lounge and dining area. Two double bedrooms, full size bathroom and a workshop. Central heating plus stove. Dishwasher, washing machine, dryer. Lister 6 cylinderengine - sounds great. 2000w solar. In full commission. Lovely home and fully functional cruising barge.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Humber Keel Sheffield Class Barge has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Medway. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

4 and a half years

Why are you selling her?

Emmigrating

Where have you sailed her?

East Coast, Sheffield to Kent

The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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