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St Alexander


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A 1945 Ex. Admiralty Harbour Service Launch built by McGruers of Dumbarton and professionally converted to a comfortable motor-yacht.


Boat Details

Overall Length: 55' (16.6m)
Waterline: 51' (15.45m)
Beam: 12' 3" (3.72m)
Draught: 5' 3" (1.60m)
Displacement: 23 Tons
Engine: Gardner 143hp Diesel
Berths: 4
Sail: None
Designer: Admiralty
Builder: McGruers of Dumbarton
Year Built: 1945
Location: Central London

Double diagonal teak hull, copper sheathed below the waterline, steel plate decks, marine-ply and West Epoxy sheathed. Marine-ply superstructure.

Recently re-appointed accommodation with forward saloon, master cabin with double berth, heads and shower compartment. Spacious deck saloon / wheelhouse. Aft cabin with well equipped galley, covered aft deck. Dedicated engine room.

  • 150 / 143hp Gardner 6LXB diesel engine, shaft driven 34″” prop.
  • 360 gallons fuel capacity.
  • 240 volt shore power. 5Kva Lister electric start generator.
  • Four domestic and two engine batteries.
  • 5Kw Webasto Thermo-Top heating. 650 litre fresh water capacity,
  • 265 litre holding tank.

Recent out of water survey by specialist boatyard with recommendations carried out. New cutlass bearing and antifouling. Much expenditure over the years totalling in excess of the guide price making this a particularly good example.

An extremely well maintained motor-yacht offering classic style with good sea-keeping qualities a very usable vessel and enjoying the benefits of a Central London mooring.

Classic Yacht Brokerage have known ‘St. Alexander’ for many years having sold her for two previous owners in 1993 and 2000.  We could recommend her to anyone seeking this type of motor-yacht.

Lying: Central London
Viewing: By prior appointment through the brokers. Tel: 01905-356482
Guide Price: SOLD