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79.8' Steel Lobster

Listing # LB4205

Hull TypeSteel
Length (LOA)79 ft.8 in.
Registered Length71 ft.3 in.
Breadth22 ft.
Depth10 ft.5 in.
Draft11 ft.
Year Built1979
Built ByJames K. Walker Marine
Gross Tons119
Cruise Speed9
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Hold Capacity: 115000 lbs of
Fuel: 5500 gallons of Diesel
Freshwater: 3000 gallons


Main Engine: 525HP, CAT 3412 Diesel
Engine Rebuilt: 2015 Complete Rebuild
Transmission: Twin Disc 527
Gear Ratio: 5.17:1
Shaft Size: 4.5"
Propellor: 70"
Steering Type: Hydraulic

Auxiliary Engines

John Deere - 100 KW Generator
Isuzu - 40 KW Generator

Safety Equipment

(8) Person Life Raft
(3) Life Rings
(6) Survival Suits
(6) Fire Extinguishers
All necessary USCG life saving equipment


Galley on Deck
(6) Berths
Cabin - 1 Bunk
Electric Stove
Electric Heat
(2) Microwaves
Chest Freezer
Cloths Dryer


Furuno FCV1000 and Furuno FCV292 Color Sounders
Northstar 941 and Northstar 951 GPS's
Simrad Radar/Plotter
(2) VHF's
Simrad Autopilot
Water and Oil Alarm System
AIS System
SAT Phone

Deck Equipment

17" Hydroslave Lobster Hauler
Steel Mast
Stainless Steel Boom
12' Steel Stabilizers
Blast Freezer in Fish Hold - Maintains -20/30 Degrees
Capstan Winch
Rope Locker holds 8 strings of gear
Approximately 200 Slime Eel Traps
(7) Strings of Ground Line
(14) Poly Balls
(14) High Flyers


Vessel carries 115,000 lbs. of  frozen product.
Major upgrades and improvements to this vessel in December 2015:

  • CAT main engine completely rebuilt
  • Shaft checked and all new bearings installed
  • New cutlass
  • Vessel rewired and new electrical panels installed
  • LED lights installed
  • Wheelhouse had all new paneling installed
  • The galley was completely stripped and spray foamed - new paneling installed
  • Boat was hauled and bottom painted and zinced in February 2015

The main deck is 45' in length.

This vessel could be converted to a dragger or scalloper which it used to do.  Presently rigged for trap fishing.


$300,000 USD

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** The information given is believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed **