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72' Steel Offshore Lobster

Listing # LB5434

Hull TypeSteel
Length (LOA)72 ft.
Registered Length63 ft.
Breadth18 ft.4 in.
Depth7 ft.1 in.
Year Built1977
Built ByEssex Boat Works
Gross Tons69
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Fuel: 6000 gallons of Diesel


Main Engine: 460HP, Caterpillar D343 Diesel
Engine Built: 1977
Engine Rebuilt: 2004
Transmission: Twin Disc 514
Gear Ratio: 3.51
Shaft Size: 3.5"
Propellor: 44 x 38, 4 blades
Steering Type: Hydraulic power

Auxiliary Engines

John Deere - 40


4 berths below
1 day bunk
4 burner electric stove with oven
Refrigerator and freezer


Radar: (2) Furuno
Sounder: Koden CVS-811C
VHF: Motorola Triton II
SSB: Furuno FS-1502
AutoPilot: Wood Freemen
Hailer, electronic fog horn
Dytek seawater temp
Pioneer AM/FM
Azimuth electronic compass

Deck Equipment

18" lobster hauler
Rope locker
20,000 lb. below deck lobster tank
Insulated fish hold
Boom with cargo winch
Spare propeller
All bilge manifold
All stainless steel plumbing
4" labour stainless lobster pump
Spare engine


Boat in fair condition.

Haul out 12/2020 - sandblasted hull to waterline, foredeck, paint hull and foredeck.

Fish hold, lazarette, water tanks, forepeak and fish hold were sandblasted and painted a few years ago. 

Wheelhouse and rails are in need of attention. 

Main engine overhauled in 2004 by RI Engine.   Boat has not fished 9 of the last 16 years.


$210,000 USD

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