|Tax Status:||Tax Paid|
Belgium West-Vlaanderen Belgium|
Dutch tanker, converted to sailing houseboat (original Shell62), "Pieter" Beautifully converted tanker from 1947, originally called 'Shell 62' as mentioned in the old ship archives.
The boat has 2 x 2 berth cabins (front and rear), wheelhouse, engine room, large kitchen diner and a saloon. There are two bathrooms (rear with composting toilet and hand basin) (forward with Shower, basin and sea toilet).
Very nice conversion with all new techniques, completely renewed electrical installation, navigation equipment, generator, central heating by means of a 'Heritage diesel cooker' (combines the cooker with the central heating and hot water) and a pellet stove.
Ideal as a residence, 2nd residence or investment property (holiday rental).
Euroclass Inspection undertaken December 2018 which is valid for 7 years.
Additional or more technical information about the boat can be found at: https://www.lighthouseboating.be/nl//motorboten-te-koop/200829/dutch-barge-converted-bunker-boat-original-shell62/ NB:
|Vessel type:||Dutch Barge Conversion|
|Model:||Groningen Shell barge|
|Registry:||UK Ships Register and Nederlands Ships Registry|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Bedford 330|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||20.1m|
|Hull type:||Flat Bottom|
|Displacement:||35 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||500 Litres|
|Water capacity:||500 Litres|
The main accommodation is in the forward section of the boat and comprises of a forward 2 berth cabin. The main bathroom with walk in shower, handbasin and sea toilet. The main saloon is split into two sections. The sitting area which is equipped with satellite tv and internet WIFI router. There is a skylight which is also an escape hatch. There is a Pellet burner for additional heating. The second part of the saloon is the kitchen diner which is equipped with a Heritage Oil fired Range which supplies cooking, central heating and hot water. The boat has hot water radiators throughout. There are fitted units to both sides under the eaves with a large Belgian sink and drainer to one side. There is a large 4 seater table with built in chess board. All floors are wooden floor boards throughout. A door leads from the saloon area into the utility/engine room. There is a washing machine in this area and the hot and cold water tanks. Stairs lead up into the Wheelhouse. There are fitted seating across the back of the wheelhouse and doors to both sides. Leading down via a ladder from the wheelhouse is the rear cabin which has been fitted out with a 2 berth bed and a small bathroom which has a hand basin and a composting toilet installed.
The hull is a steel rivetted hull built in Vlaardingen Holland by Shell as a fuelling bunker boat in 1947.
The forward accommodation has been constructed from the original fuel tanks with the superstructure constructed of Steel with port holes. The Main cabin roof is constructed of slatted timbers with insulation and tarpaulin covering.
Wheelhouse is made of steel with the upper section made of hardwood with glazed windows and doors to both sides. The wheelhouse roof is wooden with tarpaulin covering.
The rear accommodation is original and made from steel with a steel roof.
The Main mast is steel with a lifting boom which would originally have been used for lifting barrels of oil. This is able to be lowered to a horizontal position when cruising.
Main anchor has a manual and electric winch.
The hull has a sidepower SE 130/250 T bow thruster fitted.
Fitted with Full Navigation equipment for crossing the channel.
Raymarine VHF (Ray52)
Raymarine Axiom 7 touch screen chart plotter
AIS and AITIS (Raymarine AIS700 tranciever Class B)
Gimballed Compass (Silva Compass for steel boats 100NBC-s)
Shakespear VHF antenna (QC4 and QCM32)
Aqua Signal LED nav lights and masthead light/anchor light
Deck lights front and rear
Duel trumpet vetus High and Low pitch Horn
Sidepower Se 130/250 T bowthruster
4 x 150w Solar panels (SPM150-12) linked to a Victron EasySolar MPPT 150/70 Controller (3000w 24v)
4 X Rolls Series 2 AGM house batteries with Victron Battery Monitor BMV700 and 500a Shunt
6KV Hyundai Diesel Electric Generator (DHY6000SELR)
1 X Victron Blue Smart charger for engine battery
WEMA instrumentation in Wheelhouse (Tacho, Battery, water temp, oil pressure, rudder indicator, alternator lamps, fuel guage. Sidepower Control panel.
Satelitte antenna and FreeSat decoder.
Full life jacket provision.
Fire extinguishers throughout the boat
Engine room fire extinguisher above engine
Life bouys on deck
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.