Admiralty Launch 17m

London pied-a-terre
£99,950.00 (Approx €116,574.68)
  • Boat REF#  ·  252601
  • Length  ·  17.07m
  • Year  ·  1945
  • Construction  ·  Wood
  • Underwater profile  ·  Shallow Long Keel
  • Sleeping berths  ·  4
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 150hp, Gardner 6LX (1974)
  • Lying  ·  St Katharine Docks, London
Boatshed London
Boatshed London
Ben Evans

Extra Details

Builder McGruer of Dumbarton
Lying St Katharine Docks, London


Engine 1 x diesel 150hp
Engine make and model Gardner 6LX (1974)
Engine Hours engine1= 1635
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded


Length 17.07m
Beam 3.75m
Airdraft 3.51m
Displacement 23,000kg
Headroom 2.04m
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction Wood
Underwater profile Shallow Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Repainted in 2015
Construction: Double diagonal planking of Honduras Mahogany fastened with riveted copper boat nails, the hull is sheathed with copper since first construction


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)

4 burner electric Stove


Cabin heating
Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Washing Machine

4 burner electric Stove

Deck Gear


Manual windlass
1 anchors

Nav Equipment

Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Safety Equipment

Carbon Monoxide detector

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

Broker's Comments

This historic launch is now available for sale with a prime leisure mooring in St Katharine Docks in central London.

Built in 1945 and registered as a National Historic Vessel, this boat has been painstakingly converted into a fine houseboat which would make an ideal floating home for an individual or couple who want great transport links to the City.

The interior is full of light and everything is finished to a high spec meaning this is a great place to sit and look out across the marina. There is a good sized double cabin with ensuite heads and shower. The galley has been newly fitted too and leads up to a brilliant seating/dining area at the stern that also has large windows.

The leisure mooring is transferable to the new owner on payment of a 1% transfer fee. Current mooring fees are roughly £15,000 p.a.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Admiralty Launch 17m has been personally photographed and viewed by Angus Rose of Boatshed London. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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