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1979 Uniflite Utility

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1979 Uniflite Utility
Call Boat Owner Gerald 410-886-1056 410-886-2643 410-310-3738 Basic Decription: The original fire retardant fiberglass hull of the Boat was a 50 Foot Navy Utility Boat built by Uniflite in Bellingham, Washington in 1979.

It served on the Destroyer Tender Yellowstone AD41.

We bought the Hull in 1998 from a yard that purchased it from Navy Surplus.

Our Captain then started to work on the Hull and removed the 671 Detroit out and replaced it with a very quiet 3208, 320 horsepower Caterpillar engine, which currently has approximately 3200 hours on it.

Following US Coast Guard inspection T boat regulations the Express Royale was built to be inspected.

The Boat was completed in June 2000.

The Express Royale has a 5.5 KW Diesel generator with approximately 110 hours on it.

A hydraulically operated Vetus Bow Thruster.

The Electronics consist of Furuno Radar GPS 2 VHF Radios and 2 Search Lights and all Running Lights are in good working order.

The Boat is US Coast Guard inspected for 49 Passengers and Stability tested for 51 passengers, currently being used as a Tour Boat in the Chesapeake Bay.

All life jackets, two 22 person one 8 person life rafts, emergency lights and life rings, chairs for 49 people included.

The Express Royale has an auxiliary steering station aft with a security cage.

The galley contains a refrigerated box that holds 3 cases of champagne, 4 cases of beer and several cases of water and sodas, along with ample storage for liquor or other equipment and a deep sink for washing glassware.

The Bar in the Passenger compartment contains a beverageaire cooler that holds 4 cases of wine, assorted mixers, 8 cases of sodas and water, 12 cases of bottled beer.

The bar also contains 3 sinks for preparing drinks and washing glassware, we also have a 6 gallon hot water heater on board.

The Sound system contains speakers throughout the Passenger Compartment, AmFm Cassette player, AmFm CD Player.

The head contains a vacuflush head with two separate vacuum pump systems, 100 Gallon Fresh Water capacity 100 Gallon Sewage capacity, hand towel dispenser, sink, mirror and vanity, handicapped accessible.

At the beginning of the 2009 season we purchased new indooroutdoor carpeting for the passenger compartment.

The Passenger compartment has handicapped accessible aluminum ramp gangway and pull down plastic side curtains for inclement weather and heat.

We also have a spare shaft and a new spare prop.

The Boat is in good working order and is working the 2012 season.

Official 1080036 Name of Vessel Express Royale Model Tour Boat Length 50 feet Beam 15 feet Draft 4 feet Headroom at helm 7 feet Year Built 1979 Builder Uniflite Hull Material Fire Retardant Fiberglass Vessel Location address 21604 Chicken Point Road Tilghman, Maryland 21671 Designer Uniflite Cox modified in 2000 Gross Tons 25 Engine make Caterpillar Single Model 3208 HP 320 Fuel Diesel Original Hours 3600 never rebuilt Reduction gear 21 MakeModel Twin Disc 5061 Never rebuilt Propeller 26 x 18 Shaft Dia. 2 inch Cruise speed Light 10.5 knots Cruise Speed Loaded 9.8 knots Max Speed 12 knots Top speed RPM 2800, Cruising Speed RPM 2200 Fuel Consumption 10 gallons per hour Total Fuel Capacity 300 gallons Tank Material Aluminum Gallons each 100 gallons Water Capacity 100 gallons Holding Tank 100 Gallons Generator 5.5 KW MakeModel Tropical Electrical System 1 Volts 120 AC Radios 2 VHF Standard Brand Depth Sounders 1 Radar Furuno GPS Furuno Bridge Clearance 18 feet USCG certified for 49 with stability for 51 Coast Guard COI good through April 7, 2015 Lakes, Bays and Sounds Life rafts two 22 person one eight passenger Spare prop, shaft and pump .

See Asking Price: 130,000

Basic Information
Length:50' 2"
City:Tilghmans Island
More Details
Engine Count:Single
Engine Hours:
Hull Material:Glass
Beam:14' 6"
Draft:5' 1"
Condition:Very Good

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