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New Era Yachts

2021 Alaska Packer Place #12
Alameda
CA
94501
United States

Fax:  (510) 523-1810

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1925 HMS Hood Admirals launch

US$85,000

Milwaukee,WI,United States

In her better days 1995
sitting alongside HMS Hood
pilot flat
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Own a piece of world History

Description/Condition

Needs to be restored  

This Vessel was the first Pinnace in the Royal Navy to have Diesel engines. The Brass Funnel was retained to give her the look of her sisters. Vsl served on HMS Rodney and HMS Nelson throughout the 1930's. Last served aboard HMS Hood. Italian Capitulation was signed aboard in 1943. She was stored in a cave in Malta during WWII. Thereafter served as Launch for Commandant of the Royal Navy dockyard in Malta.

Retired from Royal Navy 1958. Brought to US with the 12 meter Yacht Sceptre as the Royal Yacht Squadron Challenger for the America's Cup as escort vessl for the 12 meter. She then aquired her name "Made of Honor"

Bought by the Dupont Family in 1959, and came to Sturgeon Bay in 1983.

Vessel is in restoration condition and located in Milwaukee Wi. The owner has all the brass fittings stored in a local facility close to the hull. Hull has been under cover on the hard since 2004. original Rudder is missing. This is a very special "one of a kind" boat. Owner has a lot of the historical data on her.

 Hull is intact.  Most of her appendages are being stored by the owner. Please call for more info.

Price negotiable




Boat Details
Fuel DieselHull Material Wood 
Beam 10 ft 3 inMax Draft 5 ft 5 in 
Engine Make general motorsEngine Model 4-53 
Length Overall 50 ftNumber of Berths 4 
Number of Engines 2    

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New Era Yachts

2021 Alaska Packer Place #12
Alameda
CA
94501
United States

Fax:  (510) 523-1810

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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.

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Please contact Anthony at 414-899-4522