Athearn Marine Agency, Inc. – Marine Brokers for Commercial Fishing Boats and Permits East Coast United States

File No. LB4962


Vessel Type55' RSW Offshore Lobster/Crab
Hull TypeSteel
Length (LOA)55 ft.
Breadth14 ft.9 in.
Depth4 ft.8 in.
Year Built1972
Built ByRhode Island Marine
Gross Tons31
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Fuel: 750 gallons of Diesel


Main Engine: 240HP, Detroit 8-V-71 Diesel
Transmission: Allison NH20R
Gear Ratio: 2.5:1
Shaft Size: 3" S.S.
Propellor: 34" x 26" (4 Blade)

Auxiliary Engines

Meccalte EC032 (Has approx. 1,000 hrs) - Powered by Perkins 4.4GM

Safety Equipment

(4) Person Survitec Life Raft
(2) 24" Life Rings with 60' Line
Bilge Alarms
(3) Bilge Pumps (electric) (2) Johnsons 4,000 gph and (1) 2,000 gph
All Other USCG Required Safety Equipment


(5) Berths
Household (4) Burner LPG Stove with Oven
Norcold Refrigerator
Single Basin Stainless Steel Sink
New Electric Heater (2018)


Furuno RDP152 Radar
Furuno Nav Net VX2 Plotter/Radar
Garmin GPS MAP 162
Garmin GPS 19X Linked to Computer
Uniden VHF Solar DSC
West Marine VHF 480
Furuno Nobel Tech with 2D and 3D Mapping
Robertson AP35 Autopilot - Auto pilot system mapped into a time zero comp with jog lever at the hauling station with 3D bottom imagery
Standard Horizon VLH 152 Loudhailer
Sony DSX-M558T with Amp Stereo (New sound system installed throughout the vessel)
Sitex SST 110 Sea Water Temp Gauge
Global with Hands Free Station SAT Phone
Dirigo 6" Compass
(3) TV Screens in Bunks with CD Player
(2) Xantrex 3000 Watt and 1800 Watt Inverters (New 2018)
Centaur 12V/50 Amp Battery Charger
New WIFI capability to load new charts and weather download

Deck Equipment

Hydroslave Hydraulic Sheave Lobster Hauler
15 Ton Chiller Barrel and RSW Compressor/Condenser Motor
3" Pacer Pump Driven by Main Shaft
2" Belt Drive Pacer Pump - Centrifugal
2" Jabsco Pump
Twin Disc SL111 HP3 PTO with Hydraulic Pump
Below deck tanks will hold approx. 12,000 lbs loose lobster or approx. 14,000 lbs of loose crab



Extensive bottom maintenance was performed in January 2018 with six sections of hull plating being replaced.
New 15 ton chiller barrel and RSW system installed.
New fuel lines.
New wiring and distribution panels.
Electronics/computer upgrade.
New generator and refrigeration upgrade.
Replacement of deck lighting and fishing gear handling systems/rigging.

Re-plated the bow to the engine room bulkhead.
New cowl muffler installed late 2019 for main engine.
New heads and injectors on the main late fall.
Sitex Sea Surface Tamp installed on tanks with 3 inches of insulation that can hold ice, if need be for tuna or gillnet.

Owner will consider all serious offers.   


$400,000 USD

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