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Riverman, 58ft Tug for conversion

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Riverman Home
Wheel House
Aft Cabin


Riverman is an Estuary tug believed built in the mid 1950s. She is known to have seen service on the London River and on the Humber.  She has basic accommodation for three crew in two cabins. The engine is a Lister Blackstone 6 cylinder turbo charged diesel  of around 450 hp. 

She is fitted with fore and aft water ballast tanks that can be used to increase or decrease her draft.

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  63ft 7ins 19.4m
Length on Deck  58ft  17.7m
Beam  16ft 3ins 4.95m
Draft min (unballasted)   4ft 1.21m
Draft min (with water ballast) 7ft 2.13m
Displacement  36 tons

Deck Equipment


Danforth Style anchor
Manual anchor windlass
Tyre fenders

General Equipment

Remote operated search light 
Compressed air Horn (very loud!)

Heath Bosun grid steering compass
The wheelhouse has radiator heating (from the engine )
Microwave oven

Engine and Machinery

Lister Blackstone 6 cylinder turbo charged diesel of around 450 hp. 
Petter generator
Air compressor (for starting)


Water - TBA
Diesel - TBA

Electrics / Electronics

Shore power installation
24Volt DC installation for boat systems
24 - 12 Volt converter for VHF radio


Raymarine C70 Radar / Chartplotter / depth sounder 

Swiftech M168 VHF Radiotelephone
Navigation lights
Anchor light
Interior lights

Safety Gear

2 x life rafts
2 x lifebelts
2 x lifejackets
Donkey engine driven bilge pump

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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996
or email to:
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