65' Tug 1953 - Design #3004, US Army Leavenworth Iron ST Tug - YS220124  Video is available for this item

Brokerage - Asking Price $200,000Contact

General Description

US Army Tug, steel, built by Missouri Valley Steel, Levinworth Iron. She saw service in Viet-Nam under Mowhawk Valley name. It was purchased for maritime equipment.

Actual Condition

This Tug went thru a major conversion to make her a very comfortable live aboard with the ability to work as tug. She should be capable for being approved by the USCG upon completion for commercial service.

Layout set for master stateroom and head forward, then large galley area, then Saloon.
Belowdecks laid out for head forward, bench and work area, then port and starboard staterooms. This is the old crews' quarters. It has been cleared out and ready for build.
Up from there brings you just forward of the galley.
The ST's had no inside passage to the wheelhouse, but with the new wider wheelhouse, we now have inside stairs.

Materials, tools, equipment, line, etc are included.

3 staterooms (Not finished ), 2 heads, daybed in wheel house

Lugger 6140 main Engine 600hp
12kW Northern lights Generator
Farymann diesel general service pump
John Deere 60 hp on fire/salvage pump
Farymann Diesel for 8 kW belt driven gen. (No gen yet)

2 Garmin and Raytheon Radars (New)
2 VHFs (New)
1 SSB Radio (New)
Plotter (New)
Depth Sounders
Hailger Auto Horn

Anchors, Danforth 1 each 300#, 1-200# and 1-100#
Fuel in 4 tanks 5844 gal
Fuel Day tank 80 gal
Portable water 2 tanks 450 gal - each total 900 gal
Lube oil tank 1-150 gal
Waste oil tank 1-75 gal
Fire and salvage pump 500-GPM
New John Deere 2024TF engine fire pump
General Service Pump-MP-HHLF - New
Feryman Diesel 18-D-ON General Service Pump
Transmission ZF-W650, 6.12:1 (New)
Kobelt Electronic Engine Controls- (New)
Dickensen Diesel Fired Fire Place in Wheelhouse
Portable Diesel Bildge and Fire Pump, 2"

New wheelhouse
Extended deck house
Engine Room cleaned and painted
All new machinery
Main engine
Fire and salvage pump engine
Generator service pump and engine
All new machinery set in place but not connected.
This tug is ready for blast and paint.


A trailer is not included in this sale.

Engine(s) Condition

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  • Year: 1953
  • Make: Tug
  • Model: Design #3004, US Army Leavenworth Iron ST Tug
  • Length: 65'
  • Beam: 19' 6"
  • Draft: 7' 6"
  • Engine(s): Lugger L6140 AL2
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tankage: 4 tanks 5844 gal / Fuel Day tank 80 gal
  • Water Tankage: 2 tanks 450 gal - each/ total 900gal
  • Generator: Northern Lights
  • Generator Size: 12kW
  • Hull Material: Steel
  • Location: Curtis Bay, MD
  • Boat Name: "Griffin"
  • Stock #: YS220124
  • Notes
    REDUCED to $200,000
  • Price: $200,000

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  • Broker: Ron Bethel
  • Email: Ron@CertifiedSales.com
  • Phone: Office (843) 563-9199 . Cell (401) 640-1049 . Aux-Cell (843) 560-8446
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