Gothenburg Västra Götaland Sweden
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This ship is a former steam sloop, built for customer transportation between Reymersholme and Stockholm town,she was ordered by the Swedish
"liqueur King" L.O Smith and where built in Motala Werkstad in 1878.
L.O Smith was not allowed to sell liquor inside the town boarders in Stockholm, so he transported people for free from Stockholm to his distillery at Reymersholme for purchasing then times distilled Vodka, look on a Absolut Vodka bottle and you will find a portrait of L.O Smith, and the start of production year, since 1879.Four ships was ordered, tree where built, two where set in traffic.
It is a ship in god condition with a living welcoming atmosphere, to live on board, gentleman´s pleasure yacht or as a working boat, and it is a private sell after nineteen years of restoration, and she is still to be completed.
|Vessel type:||Motorboat/Working boat/Live on board|
|Model:||Former steam sloop|
|Registry:||Register of Swedish Ships|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Volvo Penta MD 100|
|Length over all:||15.72m|
|Dry Weight:||25 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||15000 Litres|
The engine 6 cylinder Volvo Penta MD 100 in god running condition, that I don`t think have so many running hours, with Gear, SCG 4,78 : 1 ratio
The hull was sandblaster and painted with 2 component for roughly 15 years ago outside and most of the inside, she dry docked and checked up may 2019 where two small spots (probably grease) in size of a coin who was free from paint, so she is in a god condition that will last.
The ships hull condition have been saved because of the freshwater environment she´s been located in almost 130 years, in the wherry north of the Ester-sea, operating as a timber tug and passenger ship
She have also got a new touch up mostly all over on the outside.
There is also a water boiler for central heating, fired with diesel or wood.
Pictures showed below are taken before repainting, and the winch is no longer on the ship, but it is sitting a 220 Volt 2200 Watt Honda in the rear of engine cap.
One cabin with two bunks, and a connecting hall under the wheelhouse, toward a non decorate but isolated cabin in the fore end, good space for toilet facility. Galley is connected to the wheelhouse.
The engine room is located in the middle of the ship, followed of a large non decorated cabin in aft.
The ship still have it`s original chain steering
No, modern equipment, but there is electric Flux gate compass and a hand held/mounted GPS an old Decca 060 radar that worked last time I used it.