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

70' Steel Shrimper

Listing # SH5996

Hull TypeSteel
Length (LOA)70 ft.1 in.
Registered Length70 ft.1 in.
Breadth0 ft.
Year Built1967
Built ByRockport Yacht & Supply Co.
RiggingShrimp Dragger,
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Fuel: 6000 gallons of Diesel
Freshwater: 3500 gallons


Main Engine: 402HP, CAT 3408 Diesel
Engine Built: 1999
Engine Rebuilt: 2021 Rebuilt last summer 2,200 hours
Transmission: Twin Disc 514
Gear Ratio: 6-1
Shaft Size: 6"
Propellor: 59x59 - 4 blade
Steering Type: Manual

Auxiliary Engines

Isuzu - 30kw
Lister - 32volt Starting genset

Safety Equipment

All U.S. Coast Guard required safety equipment


7 berths + 1 master's cabin
4-burner electric stove with oven
1 shower
Head with holding tank
Air conditioning


Radar: Furuno (New), Furuno Navnet
Sounder: Furuno, Koden
VHF: 2
SSB: Sea 222
AutoPilot: Wood Freeman
GPS: Furuno
VMS (Black Box): Skymate
Computer with Globe software
Ritchie compass
Vespre AIS watch

Deck Equipment

Trawl Winches: Rice H30 double drum winches
Outriggers with birds
150 gallon lube oil tank
Fish hold with 50,000lb+ capacity
Kort nozzle
7 x 40' Jib shrimp nets
New cable for winches
1 x Try net
Hydraulic net winch
2 x built-in battery chargers


  • July 2021:  Complete engine rebuild with 2,200 hours
  • May 2020:  Sandblasted entire hull to metal.  Did some steel replacement.  Five (5) layers of paint.
  • Turn-key well maintained vessel
  • Hull bottom has 1/2" platting


$299,000 USD

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