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Marietta Mfr. Co. NOAA hydrographic survey ship - 163'

Year 1963
Length 163ft.
Price US $1,600,000
Type: New
Hull Material Other
Engine type Twin
Fuel Diesel
Contact Information
  Frank Gordon Yacht Sales
801 Seabreeze Blvd.
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316
United States
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Builder:  Marietta Mfr. Co.
LOA: 163 Beam: 33 Max Draft:: 10
Displacement: 760 tons
Engine Model: 567CR Fuel: Diesel Engine(s) HP: 800 shp
Cruising Speed: 11.5 knots
Fuel: 50,000 US gallons Water: 10,000 US gallons Holding Tank: 1000 US gallons
AVEDONIA is the ex NOAA ship PIERCE. Commissioned May 6, 1963 at a reported cost of $33,000,000, she was built alongside her sistership WHITING and was active as a hydrographic survey ship for NOAA until 1991. Renamed ELIZABETH M. FISHER and repositioned in New York Harbor next to the INTREPID, she was part of the Air and Sea Museum until 2000.

With 50,000 US gallons of fuel and EMD 800 shp main engines, she has a range of 5,700 nautical miles at 11.5 knots and is capable of breaking ice up to 6". She will serve as a great platform for an expedition yacht, dive charter operation, or commercial fishing platform. Please call central agent Bobby Stotler at 561-876-7887 or for more details.


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The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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