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Scruton Marine Services

Port Dover
Port Dover
N0A 1N7

Fax:  519 583 2189

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1940 40' x 10.5' Steel Ex USCG Motor Life Boat /Single Screw


other,MI,United States

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1940 40' x 10.5' x 4' EX USCG Galvanized Steel Motor Life Boat

Built in Curtis Bay, Maryland (USCG yard)

This boat has a slightly squared stern and a traditional round-bottom displacement hull

Her steel hull enables her to work well in light ice

Gross tonnage: 10 tons

Net tonnage: 8 tons

Last survey: 2009

Construction material: Galvanized steel

Shell plate thickness: 1/4"

Bulkheads: 1/8"

Headroom: Wheelhouse - 6'5", Cabin - 6'2", Engine room - 7'

Engine: Detroit Diesel 4-71 RA - 120 hp - year 1980 (recently rebuilt)

Transmission: Allison - 2.06:1 ratio

Shaft size: 2"

Propeller: 24" x 21", 3 blade, RH, bronze

Steering: Manual

Cruising speed: 8 knots

Fuel capacity: 200 gal

Fuel consumption: Approx 1.5 - 2 gph

Navigation equipment: ICOM VHF, Garmin GPS/chart plotter, Ritchie Helmsman compass

                                   Searchlights, towing lights & deck lights

Winches: Small manual boom

Furnace: Dickinson "Antarctic"

Accommodations: Two fixed benches in rear cabin with table and small galley area

Head: Portable

Added Features:

Pilot house heater (engine coolant); emergency tiller steering; a total of four bilge pumps (two electric, one engine driven and one fixed manual); three fire extinguishers; signal kit; drogue; sea anchor; dock lines; (2) fenders: (2) pilot house seats; boat hook; Danforth anchor and rode; duplex seawater strainer; duplex Racor fuel filters; spares

Located in state of Michigan

Price: $29,800 USD

Reference No. W2275

Boat Details
Fuel DieselHull Material Steel 
Beam 10 ft 6 inMax Draft 4 ft 
Engine Make Detroit DieselEngine Model 4-71 
Fuel Capacity 200 galLength Overall 40 ft 
Number of Heads 1Stock Number W2275 
Number of Engines 1    

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Port Dover
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N0A 1N7

Fax:  519 583 2189


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.