All Humber Keel Barges for sale
Built by Dunstans at Thorne approx 1954 and powered by a running Leyland 6 cylinder 120hp engine. Hydraulic Steering on Joystick. Large Deck Saloon. Hold is studded out. Access from deck down companionway to half landing and then through door to floor level and also companionway access to the hold from deck saloon.16 Portholes, Pigeon box with opening lid, 2 sky lights. Bifolding doors. Anchor and Winch. Hull freshly painted and new annodes fitted.Reluctantly being sold again due to the owners circumstances. New Photos to follow... read more
|Location:||East Yorkshire UK|
Premier Houseboats are pleased to present barge no 9, a sympathetic conversion of a Humber Keel offering surprising space and lots of character that creates an almost country cottage feel.
The accommodation of barge no 9 flows nicely, with superb head height throughout, beautiful flooring and many classic features. There is gas central heating throughout, and a good mixture of portholes and skylights providing plenty of natural light.
Entering via the galley, this charming room offers plenty of storage and work surface, as well as a gas oven and fridge. Steps lead down to th... read more
|Length:|| 61' 6"|
|Length:|| 44' 00"|
|Location:||West Yorkshire UK|
History & Conversion
Dritan has been lovingly converted to an exceptionally high standard during 20 years of current ownership. Dritan originally served on the Humber and was built by Dunstans of Thorne for Hodgsons Tannery in 1945, although she was launched in 1946. All works commissioned and overseen by current owners (a former mechanical engineer) to the highest engineering standards, in a sympathetic style commensurate with Dritan’s heritage.
She boasts her original Gardner 4LW engine.
Dritan made a once in a lifetime voyage from the Trent and the Humber around the Eas... read more
Saker, 72ft Humber Keel Barge Modern Houseboat conversion
Saker is a Humber keel barge, renovated in 2019 into a unique, modern 1 bedroom houseboat, with studio/workshop space. No engine, which allows for much more living space.
The boat is 72ft (22.3m) in length and 19.3ft (5.88m) beam, and is constructed of riveted steel.
On the top deck is a newly constructed wheelhouse, which is the houseboats bright and spacious living room, with excellent views of the Medway river and local countryside. 2 doors and 6 fully double glazed windows, and 4 reclaimed portholes.
Fully spray insulated ... read more
For clearer full alongside photo just google search "Heather Rose H Barge" Built 1957. 154ft, lengthened in 2006 with 22ft new section. 17ft 6ins beam. Moulded depth 7ft 6ins. Air draught 12ft. She has a forward store room, 40 ton forward ballast tank, forward hold 53ft with sealed steel floor and 48ft aft hold with sealed steel floor. There is a cabin amidships comprising bunks, bench, table, sink with hot and cold running water, fridge and diesel heater, separate shower room and immersion tank. The engine room houses a Gardner 8LXB, 170hp @ 1500 rpm. Twin disc 509 gearbox 3:1 reduc... read more
|Location:||East Yorkshire UK|