54ft ex Dive vessel Danish MFV, converted liveaboard.


Price Details

Price: £69,000 GBP
Location: Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Make: Danish built wooden MFV
Year: 1954
Condition: good, well maintained, Latest survey July 2021
Category:  Power
Class: Cruising House Boats  SSR: 35023
Keel Type: Full Keel

Builder: Soren Anderson, Esbjerg, Denmark
Boat Name: Lone Gerd


Lone Gerd has been in her present ownership for 15 years, she has be completely converted to a  cruising liveaboard home. Presently kept afloat in Milford Haven, Wales.
Together they have done some extensive cruising. Lone Gerd has been kept as a fully functional vessel. She was used as a Commercial dive vessel in her previous ownership.
Hydraulic wheel steering from the deck house, an electric anchor windlass , Shore power, a large Volvo engine.

A “silent” 5kva generator, central heating. Washing machine / dishwasher and a Tumble drier. 3 double cabins ( 1 is presently used as an office).
Recently surveyed out of the water, July 2021. Found, good and sound.  Kept in very good decorative order, makes for a very comfortable home afloat.
Keen sellers, viewings welcomed. Fairly priced @ £69,000

She retains her Log book from her Fishing Days as an MFV (in Danish). and another from when she was a commercial Dive vessel to date.


Length Overall: 16.05m
Length Of Deck: 16.05 meter
Length At Water Line: 16.00 meter

Beam: 5.00m
Draft: 2.05m
Air Draft: 18.00m
Max Draft: 2.05m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 3000ltr
Displacement: 57.00 tonnes
Engine Power: 300hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 6
Cabins: 3
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 12


Engine Model: Volvo Penta TMD 121C
Fuel Type: diesel    Cruising speed: 6kts, Max 8kts
Engine Description: Separate engine room aft of the deckhouse, accessed through a deck hatch.
Volvo Penta diesel TMD 121C, 6 cylinder    Engine hours :Approx 12000 hours
Engine Transmission Description:   Single lever controls, Shaft driven to a Hundested triple bladed 60″ dia adjustable pitch propeller.

Gearbox: Twin Disc with 4.5 to 1 reduction

Generator: Paguro 6500 fully encased “silent” plus 24v generator driven by main engine to power inverter at sea

Inverter:  Studer 5Kw inverter / charger

3 Phase: Phase convertor to back of generator to power 3 phase motor on anchor winch.

Solar Controller for panels on bridge roof (24V)

Batteries: 8 x 6v traction batteries to give 24v. Separate 12v for generator starting.


Fuel Tankage: 1 x 1000 litre glass fibre to port and

2 x 1000 litre steel to starboard.

Consumption: 3.5-4 gallons @ 6knots

Water Tanks: 3 tanks, total capacity approximately 1000 litres under stern deck

Shower Drain Pump, on bulkhead in front of engine.

Out of the water for a survey, all anodes replaced, external repaint:  July 2021


A heavy , robust displacement hull carvel planked:  Oak on Oak. beams and frames. she has been fully lined out inside. The Deck housing/ day cabin  is of Aluminium.
Her wooden planked decks have been GRP sheathed and painted with a non slip surface. Concrete  ballast.
High bulwarks surround the decks with an oak capping rail. There are 2 x removable gates in the bulwarks, to port and starboard.

Enter the deck house via the side decks,  a Stable door one side, the other side has a sliding door. Headroom in the accommodation varies from 6ft plus forward to less aft.

Galley to the stern of the deck house with ceramic worktops,  a stainless steel sink with mixer tap, dishwasher, fridge and storage cupboards with oak doors. Gas Stove, Combi oven over, wall mounted cupboards.
Forward of the galley is the Saloon with fixed seating blue leather button backed upholstery with stowage under the seating,  built in around a large dining table on a brass pedestal.
Oak sideboard with cupboard and drawers. Forward of Day cabin are the stairs up to the Bridge house and a Companionway down to the lower deck.
Below decks the Master cabin is sited under the foredeck.  It has a built in walk around double berth ( 6ft 3 ins x 4ft 6ins) with the stowage drawers under.
2 x “built in” wardrobes with drawers.

Toilet compartment to starboard with Jabsco manual toilet. Cupboard to hull side.

Shower room to starboard with Bristan thermostatic shower and ceramic wash basin with pillar mixer tap on tiled worktop, built in cupboards above wash basin. Heated towel rail.

Utility room at aft end of central corridor with Washer, Tumble dryer, and Freezer. Wardrobe. Radiator. 3 double 230v wall sockets. Automatic bilge pump under floor.

Central corridor giving access to cabins, utility and stairs up to saloon. Double radiator. Single 230v wall socket. Wall mounted water fire extinguisher by master cabin door.

Guest cabin to port with double bed and wardrobe and shelves. Double wall cupboard over head of bed. Radiator. 1 double and 1 single 230v wall socket.

Double cabin to starboard currently used as office / library with desk, bookshelves, storage to hull side and wardrobe. Radiator. 3 double 230v wall sockets.

All cabins throughout the vessel, 230v sockets.
A central heating boiler (Oil) supplies All the cabin radiators throughout the vessel, (the radiators, use the engine to power the system whilst the vessel is at sea).
Domestic pressurised water system hot water produced from a stainless steel hot water cylinder via the boiler or there is an immersion heater ( electric / engine)
Front loading washing machine
Tumble drier, Fridge, fridge freezer and a freezer
Panasonic combination microwave oven
Force 10 three ring Gas burner hob oven with grill
230v lighting & 24v  throughout the vessel.


Generator: Paguro 6500 fully encased, silent when running
A 24v generator driven by the main engine to power the inverter whilst at sea.
On the foredeck, the original fishing winch has been repurposed as the anchor windlass ( 3 phase)
Bruce anchor with warp, Danforth anchor with chain
Various mooring lines, fenders
Staff and ensign
Telescopic boarding ladder.


Navigation Equipment:

The ships bridge and chart room is sited up from the saloon. Blue leathered seating port and starboard with stowage beneath.

All the navigation equipment is built into console desk.
Ships wheel (hydraulic assisted steering) Steering: 24v electric hydraulic pump on bulkhead to front of engine. 2 hydraulic cylinders acting on tiller under stern deck
Simrad Robertson autopilot
MTech MT550 Radio with AIS
Furuno Fish finder- depth sounder
Furuno Radar
Computer Neovo navigation system & Seaclear software with Admiralty Charts.
Gimballed compass 10inch grid type
Sestral Clock and Barometer
2 x masts used for communications.

Safety Equipment:

4 person Life raft, valise type (requires servicing), life rings x 4
Offshore pack of flares (expiry unchecked)
Fire Extinguisher: CO2 operated from outside deck.

Bilge Pumps 2 x 24v automatic submersible electric.


Disclaimer: Disclaimer: 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.