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VESSEL NAME:                   Margaret Pearl

Year built:                            1958

Australian Register Ship Official No: 852232

Length on Deck:                17.0 m

Length Overall:                  18.25 m

Beam:                                   5.18 m

Draft:                                    2.5 m

Hull:                                       Carvel planks – 50 mm thickness

70% Tasmanian Hardwood (Bluegum)

30% West African Macore

Structural Beams:            Queensland Black Butt

Victorian Mountain Ash

Deck:                                     Iroko laid over fibreglassed plywood subdeck

Spars:                                    Oregon

Rigging:                                Dyneema

Engine:                                 Yanmar 6HA2M-WHT – 6 cylinder 13 l turbo diesel – 350 BHP

Gearbox:                             Hydraulic

Shaft:                                    3 inch 630 grade stainless steel

Prop:                                     40 inch four blade

Main Anchor:                     63 kg Excel – plough type

140 m of 5/8 inch galvanized chain

Second Anchor                  70 kg Admiralty (“Fishermans”)

150 m of 22 m nylon

Tender:                                AB RIB – 4.3 m with 30 hp Mercury 4 stroke outboard

DRAWINGS [see attached]

MACHINERY AND ENGINE ROOM [text and photos to come]

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