1982 Ledford 42' Seiner
A large after main deck for seine operations and fish/cargo hold with large
hatches and bin board dividers. Vessel has a 12 tons refrigerated sea water system for
the hold (new 2009), Farther aft is a watertight Freeman hatch with access to the aft
lazerette steering room. There is a dedicated spaced for a generator set though none
current installed. The port and starboard fuel tanks are also located in the area. The
vessel is outfitted with all the winches, power blocks and self- pursing winch for seine
operations. A hydraulic drum style Kolstrand brand anchor winch is mounted foremost on
the bow. Vessel is a single screw powered by a 325HP Volvo Penta TMD 120 diesel
engine coupled to a Twin Disc MG 509 marine gear. The interior layout has the galley
immediately to port upon enter the cabin and the head to starboard. The galley table is
next to port and helm to starboard. Foremost is a V-berth bunk area. The cabin is all
done teak/composite and Vinyl acoustical material on the overhead.
U.S.C.G. Official Documentation
Fishery, Coastwise, Registry.
Documented length: 41.8’
Documented breadth: 14.3’
Documented depth: 5.3’
Documented gross tons: 25 GRT
Documented net tons: 20 NRT
Type: Fiberglass, Displacement hull, Conventional sheer Commercial fishing.
Length overall (L.O.A.): 42'
Beam: 14' 4"
Draft: 3' 3"
This survey was completed using as reference the federal regulations and amendments
issued and enforced by the United States Coast Guard under the authority of Title 33
and Title 46 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR's). In addition the
American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) and National Fire Protection Association
(NFPA-302) voluntary standards were used as reference during the survey. These ABYC
and NFPA voluntary standard practices are generally followed by most vessel
EXTERIOR HULL & BOTTOM INSPECTION:
Construction material: Fiberglass, with gel coat surface
Stem: Solid, no cracks on external inspection. Moisture readings relatively Dry
Side thru hull fittings: Bronze mushroom head fittings: used for Bilge/Sump drains, Sink drains,
Rub rail: Black UMHW plastic
Engine vents: Cowling box via stack housing
Transom: Conventional transom
Aft deck: Large work deck for seine operations
Hull cosmetics: Hull cosmetics are in good condition-normal for age and type of vessel
Condition summary: Condition of exterior hull and associated components found to be serviceable and
average for the age and type of vessel
Keel type: Full length
PROPELLER(S)/SHAFT(S) / STRUT(S):
Prop(s) description: Prop has four blades and is made of bronze alloy
Shaft size / material: Shaft size is 2 1/2" and made of Stainless steel
Cutless (shaft) bearing(s): Shaft seal
Condition summary: From internal inspections all appear well maintained and in good serviceable condition
Rudder type: Fiberglass. axe head type. with rudder shoe
HULL INTERIOR & STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS
Hull to deck joint: Outside flange type
Bilge(s): Engine bilge spaces are oily and in need of cleaning ----- Keep bilge areas as clean as
possible to more quickly identify leaks as soon as they occur. Clean as required
Stringers: Hull stiffness provided by FRP covered wooden longitudinal stringers that run the length
of the vessel. Complete inspection not possible due to limited access. Stringers were
sighted in the engine compartment and under cabin sole and are well glassed into hull
where sighted. Stringers sounded with hammer where accessible and appeared very
sound. No soft spots, separation, cracks rotting or splitting sighted. Limber holes appear
to be adequately sealed where sighted.
Bulkheads: Athwartships reinforcement enhanced by structural bulkheads bonded to the hull with
FRP (fiber reinforced plastic). All tabbing appears serviceable and sound with no cracks or separation of tabbing sighted in any compartments. No visual evidence of movement sighted in any bulkhead.
Stem: Solid stem, no cracks or separation sighted inside.
Inside of transom: Reinforced. Secure-no cracks or separation sighted.
ALL THRU HULL FITTINGS:
Sea valves: Bronze seacock ball valve(s) installed
Sea valves used for: Head raw water flush intake. Toilet discharge(s)
TOP DECK & SUPERSTRUCTURE MAIN DECK & FITTINGS:
Deck Surface: Molded, cored fiberglass deck construction (core not sampled). Good condition. Deck is
solid under foot, no soft spots discovered and no visible cracks or chips sighted
Toe rail(s): Molded in, no cracks or separation sighted
Anchor platform: Aluminum
Windlass: Kolstrand brand, 13 x 12" drum style hydraulic motor driven
Deck hatches: Yes, Freeman aluminum, well secured, seals in good condition
Cabin house window(s): 5 each Fixed, 5 each Sliding side windows.
Construction material: Fiberglass with hardtop cover
Joinery stress: Not sighted
Helm station: Full controls with Garmin GPS Map 441
Compass and radio and a Furuno FCV 620 depthfinder
Seating: Large bench seat forward the helm
Storage: Large plastic tote well secured on hardtop for gear storage
Accessed by: Port side ladder
Other notes: Fly bridge is equipped with a hardtop cover.
FISHING EQUIPMENT FISHING GEAR:
Refrigeration: 12 ton Intregrated Marine Systems (IMS) RSW system new 2009. Control panel for IMS.
Wash down system: Hydraulic driven 1 1/4"
Other: Picking boom winches are Rotzler titans TH2's , middle boom winch is a PL4, Marco model 26b purse block.
30 Gallon (estimated) Hydraulic reservoir tank and filters. (located under seat aft of helm chair) All hydraulic valves ganged Gressen's.
HELM & NAVIGATION ELECTRONICS NAVIGATION ELECTRONICS:
Helm station: Electronics mounted on cockpit bulkhead.
Compass(es): Wagner 6"
VHF radio(s): Standard Horizon Matrix
Autopilot(s): Wagner MK IV
Depth sounder(s): Furuno. LS 6100
Chart plotter(s): Sitex Colormax
Other electronics: Fusion IP 600 marine stereo system
ENGINE INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS:
Throttle and shift controls: Morse electronic controls (Owner reports new in 2010)
Engine status: All engine instruments are OEM
Other notes: Isspro pyrometer
OTHER ELECTRONICS AND CONTROLS:
Antenna(s): VHF, GPS, Cell phone, on mast head and on FRP hard top
Bilge pump switches: One bilge pump switch-- powers up bilge pump
High water alarm: Yes-functional
Radio(s)-other: Radio Shack CB
Rudder position indicator(s): Yes
Condition summary: Servicable and normal for this age and service of this vessel
CABIN INTERIOR APPOINTMENTS MAIN SALON:
Style: Traditional, and teak trim panels, Composite bulkhead material. Well secured
Sole: Linoleum installed
Headliner: Tan vented vinyl
Bulkheads: Composite bulkheads
Doors: Aft cabin door is new aluminum
Engine access: Forward via open hatch/deck combo and aft via Freeman hatches port and starboard
just aft of cabin
Seat cushions: Cloth covered
Location: Port side
Stove: Dickinson Adriadic model diesel
Refrigeration: Upright, Norcold, model DE-490 Operates on 110V or 12V
Water system: Pressurized hot and cold
Sink(s): Twin stainless steel deep well
Microwave: Emerson, Microwave is not properly secured on counter shelf.
Table type: Side by side settee
Seating: Two side bench seating
BERTHS / STATEROOMS:
Berths: Two, V-berth sleeps two.
Number/Location: One head. on Starboard side
Toilet(s): Jabsco, Manual flush pump
Raw water supply: Raw water intake thru bronze seacock. Hose secure
Sink: Stainless steel
Shower(s): Handheld fixture
Medicine cabinet: Yes available and fully functional
ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS D.C. ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS:
D.C. Voltage system: 12 Volt system.
Primary batteries: There are two batteries located in the engine compartment that are 8D Lead acid batteries which provide service to the house electrical and are wired in parallel producing 12 volts.
Battery Set Two: There are two batteries located in the engine compartment that are 8D Lead acid
batteries which provide service to the main engine and are wired in series to produce 24 volts
Charging system: Alternator. Charger is NOT labeled as ignition protected but is in the engine space
Distribution panel: All DC circuits controlled from the helm station dash
Breaker(s)/fuse(s): All D.C. circuits are adequately protected by branch breakers
Connectors: Ring spade or crimp on connectors sighted for wiring connections
D.C. usage meter(s): Analog type
D.C. wiring: Not all well secured. Some loose wiring runs sighted.
DC Electrical ground: DC electrical system is properly tied into vessels electrical ground system using the
engine as a common ground
A.C. ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS:
A.C. Voltage system: 30 Amp - 120 Volt system
Shore power cord(s): Marinco, 30 AMP, 50' length
Distribution panel(s): In main cabin
Wire type: Stranded copper boat cable- size and rating, where sighted, appears correct and
serviceable for intended use
Wire terminations: A.C. wiring is properly terminated. No wire nuts or loose connections sighted.
A.C. Electrical ground: A.C. electrical system is properly tied into vessels electrical ground system using the engines as a common ground
Type: DC to AC Inverter.
Serial number(s): Not sighted
Model number(s): Model PV3000HF
Location: Under galley counter space
Input (volts/AMPs): 12 Volts
Output (volts/AMPs/watts): 110 volts
Ignition protection: Unknown --ensure that inverter(s) is/are ignition protected
INBOARD PROPULSION SYSTEM MAIN ENGINE(S):
No./Type/Cylinders: One, Volvo Penta TMD 120 Inboard Diesel, In Line 6 cylinder
Serial no(s): Not sighted.
Engine(s) hours: 26,434 hrs on meter Actual Hours are reportedly less due to engine rebuild at 22,044
Hours Owner estimates approximately 4,390 since rebuild
Hoses and clamps: Good condition-No cracks, soft spots or leakage sighted.
Belts and pulleys: Belts condition are serviceable. No cracks or splits sighted. Pulleys/belts appear to be in line
Cooling system(s): Keel cooler installed
Fuel supply lines: Owner reports all new fuel lines from tanks to filters to engine in 2012
Fuel filter(s): Remote mounted, Racor fuel filter/water separators
Engine mounts and beds: Engine mounts appear to be well secured to the support stringers
Engine ground cable: Engine is properly grounded with a proper size conductor cable
Last major overhaul: Owner reports at about 22,044 hours on meter
Exhaust manifold: Excellent condition- No cracks or leakage sighted. Owner reports all new 2013 season.
Discharge location(s): Dry Stack
Condition summary: In very good and serviceable condition
Manufacturer/Model: Twin Disc, Model MG509. Hydraulic
Serial no(s): Not sighted
Gear ratio: 2.:1
Propeller shaft(s): 2 1/2", Stainless steel