1938 Custom


Seller's Description

1938 Frazier Nelson Shipyard Custom 38 Foot Boat

This pilot house, 38 foot boat was designed and built by the Frazier Nelson Shipyard in 1938 to service freighters
It was purchased and renamed the JOHN D in 1981 for use as a fishing boat on Lake Superior
In 1984 the John D was completely renovated at a cost of over $80,000 completely sand blasted, a double primer coat applied and then painted grey, re-powered with a new 175 HP Isuzu inboard diesel engine, which currently has around 1600 hours of use, moved the pilot house, plus other upgrades
The John D is 38 feet long, 38 foot waterline, 10 foot beam, and 4 foot draft
She cruises at 9-10 knots at 3800 rpm, with a max speed of 12-13 knots at 4700 rpm
She uses about 1 gallon per hour at cruising peed and carries 200 gallons of fuel
She is very clean and has a V berth and head, but no cooking facilities
So she is ready to customize your way
Displacement is 14 tons
The following gear is included
Batteries (2)
Battery switch
Battery charger
Dockside electrical cable
Depth sounder
Anchors and rode (2) Danforth and Navy
Bow and stern anchor davits
Electric windlass
Bimini with new canvas, windows, zippers, etc. ($4,500 value)
Cockpit awning
Fenders and lines
Life Jackets
Auxiliary tiller for rudder
Outriggers (2) at 10 feet each
Fishing gear and tackle
With whatever customization you desire she would be a great boat for
River boat
Canal boat
Harbor tour boat
Hauling supplies

Located in Washburn, WI

Financing, Nationwide Shipping And Warranties Available To Qualified Buyers

Stock Number: B198408T

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