This vessel is a twenty eight-year old, fiberglass constructed, U.S built, commercial fishing vessel, rigged for hand trolling (w/aluminum rigging). The vessel has a raked stem deep vee bow, hard chine semi- displacement hull, house forward with flying bridge, work deck with fish hold capacity of 20,000 lb. (est.), a cockpit hayrack, and a square…
This vessel is a twenty eight-year old, fiberglass constructed, U.S built, commercial fishing vessel, rigged for hand trolling (w/aluminum rigging). The vessel has a raked stem deep vee bow, hard chine semi- displacement hull, house forward with flying bridge, work deck with fish hold capacity of 20,000 lb. (est.), a cockpit hayrack, and a square transom aft. There is short berthing for one person in the v- berth, and berthing two persons in the main cabin (short day bunk & short convertible dinette). The pilot station is on the starboard side with a single cushioned seat. A complete set of engine gauges, switches, and controls are located at the pilot station. The galley is just aft of the pilot station and has a large s/s sink, two burner electric ORIGO cook top stove, a full size refrigerator/freezer, and a microwave oven. The AC panel is located in the v-berth (see finding). The main cabin has carpet runners on the floor and cushioned seating throughout. There is with custom wood paneling and cabinets, the overhead is silver insulation. On the port side of the main cabin is the dinette table that seats four. A lockable door at the back of the main cabin leads aft to the fishing deck with six hatches, a spacious hayrack covered cockpit with troll gurdies. A ladder aft on the port side of the main cabin leads up to the flying bridge where there is a second steering station with controls (no stop/start). There is a single seat mounted center on a bench seat for three persons. From the work deck, a narrow walk-around deck leads forward to the fore-deck and anchor windless. There is an custom aluminum boarding ladder amidships starboard side.
The vessel is propelled by a single Detroit 6V92, 450HP 6-cylinder marine diesel engine (fresh water cooled, turbo charged, and dry exhaust), connected to a Twin Disc 509 reduction gear (w/trolling valve), connected to a 2” s/s shaft, and attached to a three bladed bronze propeller (not sighted). Average speed is 8 knots. Fuel consumption is estimated at 3.5 gallons per hour, giving an estimated range of 1200 nautical miles, weather and load conditions permitting.
SPECIFIC AREA OF OPERATIONS:
The vessel is used for commercial fishing on the inside waters of Southeast Alaska, as specified by the underwriter. Normal crew is two persons.
YEAR & MODEL: 1989, Modutech 40.
HULL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: None.
BUILT BY: Modutech, Tacoma Washington.
Gross Ton: 22.
Net Ton: 18.
Fuel: 560 gallons in two 280/280 aluminum tanks.
Fresh water: 183 gallons, plastic tank.
Holding tank: None.
Hydraulic: 20 gallons, aluminum tank.
Day tank: 20 gallons, plastic tank.
HORSEPOWER: 450HP @ 2300RPM.
NAVIGATION & COMMUNICATIONS:
Radar: Furuno 1830 24 mile; #2352-8105.
Plotter: Ecotec CTM950; #106821.
Sounder: Furuno FCV-667 #8018-3823; plus, one Furuno ED-2200 (cockpit).
Magnetic Compass: None sighted.
Radios: ICOM IC-M56, Marine VHF/FM; plus, Radio Shack TRC-483 CB radio.
Loud Hailer: None.
Placards: All required USCG placards are posted.
Searchlight: 12 volt, joystick at helm.
Windshield wipers: None.
Windshield defrosters: Two, 12 volt fans.
Ship’s Bell: One.
Required publications: Rules of Road; Light List; and Coast Pilot.
MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY:
Hot water heater: One, In-Sink-Erator “Steaming Hot” water dispenser .5 gallon capacity; 115 volt/750 watt.
Microwave: Magic Chef, 120 volt.
Stove: Origo, two burner, 120 volt electric/ceramic cooktop.
Heater: Wabasto Air Top 32; diesel heater.
Refrigerator: Elite, Model: RM 4873; AC/DC.
Fresh water pump: Flo jet 12 volt.
Batteries: Two, Napa Commercial 8D; one Napa DP Grp. 27 (see finding).
Two Rule 2000 gph. w/floats; one,
Rule 1500 gph. w/float; one,
Rule 800 gph. w/float;
one Gusher hand pump;
one belt driven 1-1/4” Jabsco pump;
and one, Flotec 12 volt portable pump on a stick.
High water alarms: Two, 12 volt, lazarette and engine space.
Marine Sanitation: Portable; Porta Potti 565.
Trim Tabs: 12 volt/hydraulic.
Salt water wash: Jabsco belt driven pump.
Black Box Fishing: Scotty Digital with pulse mode.
Anemometer: One, 12 volt.
Anchor: 100lb. (est.) Navy anchor.
Anchor Windlass: Hydraulic drum (10’ x 15”).
Anchor chain: 30’ (est.), 3/8” galvanized.
Anchor line: 350’ (est.) 3/4” nylon.
Spare Anchors: None sighted.
Rails: 2” gunwale at bow; 27” cockpit and work gunwales; plus, cabin top safety.
Cleats: Six 12” galvanized.
Bowsprit: 43” aluminum with bronze roller.
Deck lights: Two, 1000 watt (est.) forward and aft facing on rigging.
Mast/Poles/Stays: All aluminum A-frame/cross tree with 4.5” mast; two, 3” poles; two, 2” and two, 2.5” supports.
Booms: One, 3” x 10’ and one 2” x 6’ aluminum.
Winches: None (other than anchor).
Stabilizer Fins: None.
Watertight Hatches: One, at lazerette.
Line hauler sheave: 10” HHS hydraulic with davit.
Gurdies: Two, hand crank, plus at least one spare.
Line hauler davit: One, 14” vertical, with 12” uprights.
Hydraulics: Vickers belt driven pump.
Alt. Noise Filter: Newmar, 150 amp Alternator Noise Filter.
MAIN PROPULSION, PILOT HOUSE CONTROL:
Main engine: 1994, Detroit 6V92, 450HP 6-cylinder marine diesel, freshwater cooled, turbocharged-aftercooled, dry exhaust; Serial number: .
Reduction gear: Twin Disc G509 (w/troll valve) ratio: 1.45:1; #86B813.
Propeller: Four blade bronze (reported, not sighted) 22 x 27; one, 3 blade spare.
Alternator: 90 amp (est).
Battery Charger: Trace, Model: U2512SB 25 amp; plus one, Deltran battery tender 12 volt, 2.5 amp.
Generator: 5KW Yanmar 3GMFL-G1 #002905000.
Inverter: Trace, Model: U2512SB; 25KW.
Main Eng. Controls: Morse cable clutch, two station.
Steering: Hydraulic, two station.
Fuel filters: Two, primary Racor 900FG’s for main engine; plus, one Racor 900FG for generator.
Rudder indicator: None.
Survival suits: Three adult.
Life preservers: Two, adult Type II, and one, adult Type IV.
Flares: ORION; expired (see finding).
Life-ring: One, Jim Buoy orange 24”; and one, throw cushion.
First aid kit: One kit.
CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR: None (see finding).
FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT:
Five, B-1 sized “ABC” rated dry chemical.
Fire/Smoke Alarm: None.
There was no stability information available; however, this vessel is well designed and was also well built. It has a very wide beam, and no problems are foreseen in this area provided prudent navigational and seamanship practices are followed.
MOISTURE METER ANALYSIS/PERCUSSION TEST:
Random readings of accessible areas of the hull using a Tramex Skipper Plus Moisture Detector showed some minor elevated readings on the decking aft. The moisture meter test was followed by the percussion/hammer test, no de-lamination was detected. The fiberglass fish hold covers do flex when walked on. Around the vessel, various minor cosmetic spider cracks, chips and gel coat blemishes, all considered normal wear and tear were observed. The engine stringers were also randomly hammer tested and no de-lamination was noted. Some minor rot was observed in the deck supports of the lazarette (see finding), the decking above these supports however, showed no signs of rot or flexing.
Zinc’s were not observed (in-water survey only), however the vessel was reportedly hauled on the grid in October 2016 and zinc’s renewed at that time. Zinc’s should be renewed as routine maintenance each spring. The bottom paint was also renewed in October of 2016, the vessels hull was mostly free and clear of marine growth.
Above waterline: Shaft alley bilge pump discharges (plastic fitting, w/brnz. sea cock);
Main engine cooling water discharge (bronze fitting);
Galley sink drain (plastic fitting);
Lazarette bilge discharge (plastic fitting);
Aft engine space bilge discharge (plastic fitting);
Generator cooling water discharge (bronze fitting);
Forward engine space bilge discharge (plastic fitting, w/sea cock);
Jabsco 1-1/4” bilge pump discharge (bronze fitting).
Below heeled waterline: Raw water intake for Generator (bronze with sea cock);
Saltwater wash down intake (bronze fitting, w/gate valve);
Raw water intake for man engine (bronze with sea cock).
LIST OF IMPROVEMENTS AND CHANGES:
12′ Katchemak aluminum RHI with 3HP Torqueedo electric outboard
4 Southeast Gillnets:
-6″ Old cork line and leadline, web is 4-years old used for 3-fall openers, serviceable, with Nomar Bag
-5 1/8″ New lines in 2020, web used 4-seasons, needs new web, with Nomar Bag
-4 7/8″ New lines in 2022, 1/2 web used 2-seasons, 1/2 web used 1-season, serviceable with Nomar Bag
-5 3/8″ New lines in 2023, used heavily 1-season, needs mending, with net bag
-aluminum sorting table
-lots of spare filters, belts, impellers, zincs, electronic components, valves, piping, and miscellaneous parts
Engine hours were listed as 1762 based on a note from the deceased owner that could have indicated the engine was replaced at 3593 hours. After closer inspection the note indicates the date an oil change was performed. Engine gauge reads 7582 hours, will have approximately 7600 hours at time of sale.
Overall Condition: Above Average, very well cared for and maintained.
-Boat currently leaks 1-gallon of coolant into the bilge every 100-hours, Coolant hoses should be replaced to stop leak.
-Fuel tanks and lines have sediment buildup, filters need to be cleaned every 200-hours. Treated tank with tank cleaner in Oct 2023 and could have resolved the problem.
-There are a few inexpensive routine maintenance items that were postponed pending the sale of the vessel, but it is otherwise turn-key. Fished 17 consecutive weeks this season with no mechanical problems.
Excellent maintenance and care, second owners over $100K invested in recent upgrades including:
Crank shaft pulley,
rebuilt drum drive,
Webasto Air Top 40 Diesel heater
rebuilt levelwind and
raw water pump,
new bunks w/ 10” mattresses,
560-watt solar system,
Micro Commander throttles,
7cf Fridge Freezer,
LED Lighting throughout,
Replaced deck stringers,
sliding Queensboro 300-fathom drum,
Maritime Fab stern roller,
cables, and wires,
aft steering console,
V20 hydro pump,
valves, and lines,
Furuno chart plotter/card,
8-NOMAR brailer bags,
Comes with stabilizers, second shorter boom, aluminum sorting table.
NOTE: 12’ Katchemak Skiff, Torqueedo electric outboard, 4-nets and SE Permit available for additional price.
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