Wooden motor vessel 33m ex minesweeper, conversion project .

Price Details

Price: £15,000 Offers in the region of
Location: Maldon, Essex GB
Year: 1956
Category: Power


Motor vessel 33m, Ex Survey Training ship, minesweeper- Ham Class “Tresham”, house boat, live aboard, wooden motor cruiser, large conversion project. She was converted to a training ship in 1968 and then refitted by Vosper Thoneycroft in 1993 to continue training sea cadets. She has been laid up for sometime now. Her engines have been run up and the generator was repaired, some external painting has been done to keep the elements at bay. She is very much left in her original working layout since being decommissioned. She would be a large conversion project for anyone wanting to take her on to create a live aboard houseboat or motor cruiser.


Galley for catering for numbers. A large range double sink/drainer, large storage areas.

Forward cabin kitted out for 10 personnel with bunk berths, personal lockers, long mess table with fixed seating, separate heads and shower cubicles, adjoins the galley. access through to large workshop area,through watertight bulkhead. behind the control room there is a classroom on deck level.

Pressurised hot and cold water system. The galley has undergone a complete reworking. There is a solid fuel stove in the saloon.

Aft deck there is separate access to Officers cabins, 3 of.with their own wash and head facilities.

Navigation: Radar, Gyro compass, GPS, echo sounder, log, VHF and FM Radio.


Length Overall: 32.92 m  108ft

Beam: 6.50 m     21.4ft
Draft: 1.91 m       6.3ft

Cruising Speed: 12 : knots
Engine Power: 500hp
Number of Engines: 2


Berths: 13
Cabins: 5


Builder: wooden motor vessel ex minesweeper, conversion project
Boat Name: Margherita


Hull Material: Wood

Construction: Double diagonal Mahogany on laminated frames
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 14: knots


Engine Model: Paxman Diesels Ltd
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive