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1909 53 ft. Fully Restored Tug “Atlas” – $109,000

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“Atlas,” a 53ft Tugboat built in 1909, has been the beneficiary of major restoration from 1989-2017. Noted for rum running to Alaska during prohibition, this classic with a history had to be restored! The owner methodically rebuilt the vessel, rib by rib, plank by plank. The comprehensive list includes new electrical, hydraulics, plumbing, electronics, decking, windows, interior and exterior paint and much more. Atlas exudes charm and character, strength and brawn. This rugged vessel is now ready to cruise the coastal waters of the Pacific Northwest and rum run back to Alaska once more.

Specifications

  • Vessel Name: Atlas
  • Located In: Port Townsend, WA
  • Builder: Built in Harper, WA
  • Model: Renovated Tug
  • Year: 1909
  • LOA: 53′
  • BEAM: 12’5″
  • LOD:  46’3″
  • Displacement:  19 gross tons
  • Hull Material: Wood
  • Engine 1
    • Engine Brand: Buda
    • Engine Model:  6 cylinder
    • Engine Type: Inboard
    • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
    • Engine Hours: unknown
    • Engine Power: 105  hp

Accommodations

Berths for 8

  • V-berth double
  • Settee converts to Double
  • Pilot house sleeps 2
  • 2 singles
  • Private head with shower

Galley

  • Galley has full headroom with exposed beam ceiling
  • Large new windows provide light, visibility and ventilation to the interior
  • L-shaped dinette provides dining space for 8-10 passengers (additional storage below)
  • New extra large Dickinson diesel stove and oven combination
  • Refurbished wood floors
  • Cabinet storage
  • Enclosed engine provides spacious island
  • Full size freezer
  • Full size refrigerator

Electronics

Navigation

  •  Furuno VHF
  •  Furuno NavNet 3D multi-function
  •  Compass : Dirigo
  •  GPS : Furuno GP-32
  •  Autopilot – Furuno NavPilot

Additional Equipment

On Deck, Rig and Rudder

  •  ANCHOR 400 LBS. DANFORTH, 90 FT LARGE CHAIN, 120 FT 3” CHAIN 600 FT ½” CABLE.
  • HYDRAULIC DECK WINDLASS AND LARGE STAINLESS ANCHOR HOLD/RELEASE BOW PLATE.
  • BULWARKS FORE & AFT GALVANIZED AND EPOXY PAINTED STEEL WITH HAWSE HOLES INTERNAL CLEATS. TWO STERN ACCESS DOORS. BULWARKS TOP PLATE IROKO WOOD.
  • HORSESHOE STERN WITH FOLD DOWN SEATING. ACCESS TO UPPER DECK & INTERNAL TRUNK CABIN. (Custom cushions)
  • UPPER DECK ABOVE TRUNK CABIN WITH ENGINE EXHAUST AND 22FT. HIGH MAST & BOOM WITH HYDRAULIC LIFT FOR SKIFF LAUNCH & RETRIEVE.
  • RIG, Aluminum 5000 series mast height above trunk-cabin 22 ft, boom 12.4 ft Hydraulic boat lift line to bow nose steel, steel triangulation to wheel house top, side wire stabilizers
  • Rudder Assembly: Rudder Forged Iron, Resting on Forged Iron Pivot with
    aluminum-bronze bearings. Pivot iron returns to keel. The ____ and is
    through bolted each side of the skage. Skage irons sealed to skage using
    Pitch sealed with lead sheets using copper tacks.
  • Rudder Post enters the hull through cast iron bearing plate lag bolted to
    the horn timber. Rudder bearing has two aluminum bronze bearings, 1) at
    the thru-horn timber entry 2) deck beam thru to the deck. All bearings are
    grease fitting lubricated.

Restoration History

  • Major restoration started in 1989. Replacement of most woodwork and systems means that relatively little of the original vessel remains. The following is a brief summary of the work done , meeting ABYC standards and carried out by professional craftsmen :
  • *  New Douglas Fir stem and horn timber built & fitted
  • *  Vessel replanked with Douglas Fir and refastened with 4″ galvanized screws in 1998
  • *  Original keel timber sistered
  • *  Al ribs(102) replaced with oak
  • *  All frames replaced or sistered as required
  • *  New 500 gal aluminum fuel tanks custom built and installed
  • *  New 500 gallon water tank
  • *  New deckhouse with fiberglassed top built and fitted
  • *  New trunk cabin with fiberglass deck
  • *  Decks and rim logs replaced
  • *  Total rewiring for 12VDC & 110VAC electrical service
  • *  New galvanized steel bulwarks built and installed, replacing wood bulwarks
  • *  New hydraulic steering system installed
  • *  New sponsons built and installed
  • * Aluminum mast with hydraulic winch built and installed
  • *  Engine driven hydraulic pump installed
  • *  New Diamond Glaze metal framed safety glass windows installed
  • *  2010 Navigation electronics installed
  • * 2010 Dickenson Beaufort diesel galley
  • *  2010 9Kw Nor-Pro diesel generator
  • *  2010 Commercial hydraulic anchor winch/chain/cable
  • *  2010 Cutlass bearing at shaft exit
  • *  2010 Full-vessel fire & bilge alarm system
  • * Crankcase Airsep breather system

Engine

  • Engine – World War II, Buda 6 cylinder 105 hp diesel -fresh water cooled, naturally aspirated, coupled to a 4″ bronze propeller shaft and a three blade bronze propeller. The engine has had the fuel system, cooling system and exhaust system replaced or upgraded.
  • Idle speed 400 rpm
  • Hull speed 7-8 knots @1000 rpm.  Top rpm 1200
  • At hull speed, engine consumes 3 gph
  • Gear box, new gears and bell housing shaft 3″ diameter
  • Stuffing box through to propeller, 36″ three bladdes
  • Steering system – hydraulic pull-push system
  • Generator – Nor Pro 9 kw diesel in sound proof box
  • Battery charger – Pro Mariner
  • Anchor Windlass – JFK Fabrication hydraulic winch on foredeck
  • Anchor & Rode #1:145# Forfjord Safety w/ 20′ 5/8 , 30′ 1/2″ chain & 300′ cable

Electrical Equipment

  • TWO ENGINE ALTERNATORS:
  • ONE TO RE-CHARGE 12V HOUSE POWER. ONE TO RECHARGE 12V ENGINE STARTING BATTERIES.
  • 120V WATER COOLED DIESEL GENERATOR
  • SHORE POWER 120 V CONNECTION AND INVERTER T0 12 V.

Tankage

  • FUEL 1000 GALLONS IN TWO SADDLE TANKS STRADDLE
    THE ENGINE (TANK MADE FROM 5000 SERIES ALUMINUM
  • WATER TANKS TWO STAINLESS STEEL TOTAL 500 GALLONS AFT OF ENGINE AND UNDER CABIN FLOOR
  • HOLDING TANK 60 GALLONS & MACERATOR PUMP LOCATED UNDER SHOWER AND HEAD FOR TOILET, GREY WATER TANK 50 GALLONS SAME LOCATION &. GREY WATER PUMP

Broker Contact

  • Contact: Sandy Bakken
  • Office: 360.385.4000
  • Cell: 503.475.0619