For Sale: River cruise ship “Shannon Princess”

Shannon Princess

Hotel cruise vessel, Shipdesign by Colin Silvester, Hanpshire, UK.

Equipment: Raymarine C70 e-chart connected to Raymarine RD 218 2 kW 18” Raydon radar antenna, Echopilot Compact echo sounder, Navico Axis RT 1200 VHF + Navman 7100 VH, Zenith Riviera magnetic compass, Wagner 150 rudder indicator.
Deck equipment: Manuel anchor winch, 95 kilo anchor with 13 mm ø chain.
Safety equipment: Marshford buoyant apparatus for 12 personer, Menvier MF9316 fire alarm unit, smoke and heat detectors in all areas, smoke, heat and fire detectors + CO2 extinguisher in engine room, A-60 fire isolation in engine room and underneath wheelhouse. Engine and fuel emergency shutter can be operated from deck.

Classification: Irish class P2 passenger vessel certificate for 12 passengers in river/canal trade. Before the conversion into a hotel boat she had trade certificate for 150 passengers. Calculations are made for intact stabillity (200 passengers on upper deck) and damage stabillity. Latest dry dock in 2010 and a hull ultra-sound survey was completed on parts of the ship in april 2008 with no mesurable derusting.

General arrangement: Main deck fore contains lounge with table seating for ten guests, comfortable sofas and chairs. Next to the lounge is the well equipped galley equipped with Electrolux gas stove/oven, Electrolux dishwasher, 1 x Bosch combo refrigerator/freezer, 1 x 300 litres refrigerator and microwave, 2 exits. 5 x double cabins with with toilet and shower facilities. Each cabin measures about 22 square metres. 1 x double crew cabin with toilet and shower facilities, also laundry room with Tricity Bendix Wash & Dry 1000 washer and a Zanussi ZDC 46130W dryer astern. Aft on main deck is the steering gear room with a aux. engine for shore power.

Sun deck contains wheelhouse where the top easily can be lifted off during small passages. Also 2 x crew cabin modules with hydraulic adjustable tops and can fairly easily be removed if necessary. Both with toilet, shower facilities and fridges. The larger one made in steel contains 1 x double bed and 1 x singe bed + small sitting area. The second aluminium module contains 1 x large bed. Large sun deck at about 10×5 metres.

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