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1968 US Navy, Peterson YP668 Used Classic Wooden Boat For Sale in Tarpon Springs FL

Overview

Price
25500.00
Type Of Boat
Power
Make
US Navy, Peterson
Model
YP668
Year
1968
LOA (feet)
80
Hull Only (ft)
Hull with Platform (ft)
Hull with Platform and Pulpit (ft)
Draft (ft)
5.5
Beam (ft)
18
Deck Material
3/4\" Marine (real) Plywood
Hull Material
Dbl Plnk'd Alaskan Yellow Cedar
Superstructure Material
Aluminum

Location

City
Tarpon Springs FL
Province/State
FL
Country
USA

Engine

Engine Make
Detroit Diesel x 4, 6-71 nat
Engine Model
12-71 (tandem 6-71s) naturals
Engine Year
1994
Horsepower
Cooling
Freshwater Cooling (Internal)
Fuel Type
Diesel

General

Boat Survey
No
Survey Date
Swim Platform
No
Trailer
No
Trailer Make
Trailer Model
Trailer Year
Cradle
No
Winter Cover
No
Dinghy
No
Dinghy Make
Cabins (number)
2
Air Conditioning
Yes
Heater
Yes
Wet Bar (With Sink)
No
Dry Bar (No Sink)
No
Head
One
Manual Head
No
Electric Head
Yes
Fire Extinguisher
Yes
Color of Canvas
Bridge Enclosure
No
Bridge Cover
No
Bridge Enclosure
No
Convertible Top
No
Side Curtains
No
Drop Curtain
No
Bimini (after)
No
Camper Back
No
Tonneau Cover
No
Deck Enclosure
No
Windshield Cover
No
Sleeps (Number of People)
2
Holding Tanks (total number)
Yes
Water Tanks
Yes

Further Comments

I am going to cut eher up and scrap her if no one comes forward.

Please call me to discuss the boat. We know you will want lots more info than what is here as well as inspections or surveys. I do not text well (arthritis) so a phone call is the best way. 727-410-4138, It is forwarded to my cell when I am out, but does not forward texts. Email is good also.

Live aboard or work with tons of room. Great Fish camp. Start a new B&B. Take the Ferry to work or BART, No lawn, No worries, No property tax. Ok, life is not that perfect but you get the idea. We bought the boat to become "loopers". Sadly we can not retire this way. ex US NAVY YP668 (ex CT2) Ex Boston Harbor Police.


This is an 80' NAVY YP. Could be 654 Class, but we think its one later. If you google this you will find more information than can be posted here. Will make a great passage maker ("great loop") boat, club dive boat, training or work boat. Currently in Tarpon
Springs, FL. Would be great in the islands, Puerto Rico, Cuba bound or anything else you can dream of. Use at as your mothership base for all your overnight fishing

We have over 1 gb of photos (listed below) of all the work since we purchased the boat. Everything we did is photo documented in the slideshow and PDFs links below.

All work photos, manuals, Navy drawings and documents are to the here on my google cloud drive. You have to double click the folder you are interested in and then double click the index tab.  CLICK HERE for Slideshows and Pdfs. 

We can finish the boat to your specification at a reasonable price here in Tarpon Springs FL. Call me to discuss it. Two, brand new 4 valve mil 12-71s (330hp) motors were installed in 1994 while in "special" duty at the NAVY sub base in Groton, CT. These are far more robust than the later 12V-71s and they have Allison gears which are failsafe. You can run 1,2,3 or all 4 engines depending on your needs. With nearly 2000 gallon fuel capacity in three tanks. At 10 knots on all 4 four engines and the genset the fuel burn is
about 10 GPH. Just dropping speed to 9 Knots cuts the fuel use by 30%. We purchased the boat from the city of Boston and brought her down (outside) in 2006. The two engines outboard are at about 1400+ hrs and the two inboard ones 1100+. Feb 2008 we hauled her and spent the next 7 months working on her bottom. The boat is double planked with VG Alaskan Yellow Cedar (one of
the worlds most durable wood) about 2 inches thick, with the exception of the Garboard, Broad and Shear planks which are VG white Oak. Frames are also 3" white oak on 12 inch centers. We wooded the boat and reefed all the seams. Then proceeded to
replace a few thousand fasteners. We splined the keel to the garboard and the garboard to the broad with VG fir and SMITHS "all-wood" epoxy. The hull was allowed to dry out for months and then about 40 gallons of SMITHS "CPES" epoxy applied. All seams and fastener countersinks were then payed with 3m 5200. Then 30 gallons Sherwin Williams Corothane Mio Aluminum Polyurethane. Plus 30 gallons Sherwin Williams Corothane Coal Tar Polyurethane on top of that. And Finally 20 Gallons Sherwin
Williams Seaguard ablative bottom paint. The worm-shoe was replaced with a 1" thick plate of Starboard which was bonded to sheets of micarta and then bed in 3m 5200. The keel is a 17 layer white oak laminate. We lifted the boat off of the marine rail with a single 50 ton jack to install the worm-shoe. Now with the boat only being supported at two points 60 feet apart we checked every door and hatch and there was no binding anywhere. This boat is built like a tank. At 67 tons, she was designed to be lifted with only two straps. We R&R'd every valve and sea-cock as well as installing new monel grease zirks in the sea-cocks. We went into the fuel tanks and cleaned spotless while installing ports for a fuel polishing system. The tanks were and are like new inside with the original beautiful hard epoxy finish. The freshwater tank is Monel as is the black tank. She is copper clad (.0625") for light ice along the waterline and wrapped under the counter at the stern. This also takes the abuse of floating debris. This boat can be a generous project or minimally, put her straight to work. The shipyard the boat is in builds two to three 300 ton commercial fishing vessels a year and has done so for more than 30 years. Any work I can not personally do can be had from the yard at a lower rate than almost anywhere on the eastern seaboard. We have all the original blueprints and manuals. There were about 25 of this class boat built for training the midshipman at Annapolis how to run a ship. Then, when women came into the school and they had to build larger boats and the 108 series begin. The slideshow link below is how we purchased the boat from the Boston Police. The batteries by the way are C&D telco grade AGMs with about 90% life remaining. 30KW DELCO Gen-set. 3 phase, 120 volt DELTA, coupled to a 2-71HV prime mover. Comes with installed switchboard, spare head and parts. There is a watermaker and air conditioning. etc, etc. GYRO? We have 10 new sheets of 5/8" Olympic Panel, 2 sided HDO (very hard to get) in the shop as well as new milled 2" vg doug fir for the bulwarks. The 3/4" mahogany marine plywood decks are stripped of their rubber and are ready to be recovered. Lets get to work.

 

Give me a call if you want to talk further. We bought the boat to become "loopers". Sadly we can not retire this way.

Bill
727-410-4138 yp668 (at) verizon.net We do have a couple of other interesting things in our ebay store. Never boring normal
stuff. I mean really, who has a nuclear fuel rod grapple, new in the box? Or an ORIS BC Aviator? Or a Lancia Flaminia Zagato SuperSport? HP network analyzer, etc. The Castro Convertible has nothing to do with CUBA. Ok, we sold the Flaminia, the ORIS and the fuel rod grapple, but tons more stuff to go.

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