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1946 Hodgdon Brothers Hardtop Cruiser

Owen Sound, Ontario

$89,000

VESSEL IN TIP-TOP CONDITION

DRASTIC PRICE REDUCTION FROM $145,000 TO $89,000

 

2019 two planks replaced and 6 frames sistered. Diligent owner performs any improvements even when not necessarily needed or required. Please call us for your inspection of this exceptional vessel.

An exceptional Hodgdon-built Offshore Cruiser with the finest Maine pedigree. Also, most importantly, this vessel has had the same caring, knowledgeable owner since 1971 and only the third owner since she was built in 1946. THE FOUR KNOTTS has always been in fresh water. In 2000, new twin Cummins diesels were installed, and she was completely rewired with new circuit breaker panels. Maintained in true Bristol fashion. 

Basic Boat Info

Price: $89,000
Boat Name: THE FOUR KNOTTS
Make: Hodgdon Brothers
Model: Hardtop Cruiser
Year: 1946
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Hodgdon Brothers, East Boothbay, Maine
Construction: Wood

Dimensions

Length: 48 ft
Length Overall: 48 ft
Waterline Length: 44 ft
Beam: 14 ft
Max Draft: 4'4 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Twin Cummins diesels
  • Model: 4BTU
  • Fuel: Diesel
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Twin Cummins diesels
  • Model: 4BTU
  • Fuel: Diesel

Other

Boat Class: Downeast, Cruisers

Contact

Annie Gray
Gray & Gray Yacht Brokers, Inc.

Office

Gray & Gray Yachts
36 York Street
York, Maine, US, 03909
Tel:207-363-7997


Dimensions

Displacement: 17 tons

Engines

Total Power: 155 each

HULL & DECK
  • White hull, blue boottop, red bottom.
  • 1 1/4" mahogany and fir carvel planking on 1 1/4" oak frames on 9" centers; teak decks.
  • Fastened with bronze & S/S.
  • New bow stem.
  • New transom.
  • New teak foredeck; teak side decks completely refurbished.
  • New mahogany cabin sides.
  • Trunk cabin is marine plywood.
TANKAGE
  • FUEL: 360 gallons in 2 steel tanks.
  • WATER: 200 gallons.
  • HOT WATER TANK: 12 gallons in S/S tank.
  • HOLDING TANK: 40 gallons in S/S tank.
ENGINE & MECHANICAL
  • Twin Cummins 4BTU diesels, installed new in 2000, 155 hp each, 4 cylinder.
  • Cruising speed: 10 mph @ 2000 RPM @ 5 gph.
  • Maximum speed: 12 mph @ 2400 RPM @ 10 gph; 15 mph @ 2750 RPM @ 12 gph.
  • Engine hours: 1100 hours one each engine as indicated on the engine hour meter.
  • 1100 hours on each engine as indicated on the engine hour meter.
  • Trim tabs, 2001.
  • Capstan wheel.
  • Bronze prop; S/S shaft.
  • Emergency tiller.
  • New 2000 engine gauges.
  • Two bilge blowers.
ELECTRICAL
  • 120V and 12V electrical systems.
  • 6.5kw Onan generator.
  • Completely rewired 2000 and new electrical panel.
  • Goodyear batteries: (2-12V 8D deep cycle Cat batteries for house and engine start; 1-12V battery for generator; 2-6V deep cycle golf cart batteries for refrigeration).
  • 20 and 40 amp Guest trickle chargers.
  • Wired for phone and TV.
  • Alternator.
  • Voltmeter.
  • Constavolt.
ACCOMMODATIONS
  • For two to four.
  • Double berth forward, 2 berths in main salon.
  • Galley includes 12V/110V Norcold refrigerator/freezer, double S/S sink, 3 burner Princess electric stove and oven, pressure hot and cold water, microwave, dishes, silverware, and locker storage.
  • Enclosed head includes a shower and Raritan 12V W.C.
  • Mahogany cabin sole, which is carpeted throughout salon, galley, and forward cabin.
  • Interior of main salon and galley recently stained and varnished.
  • Headroom is 6'6".
ELECTRONICS
  • Bendex autopilot with electric over hydraulic.
  • VHF radio.
  • Furuno 48 mile radar.
  • 2- GPS's.
  • Garmin knotmeter/log.
  • Magna fishfinder/depth recorder.
  • Kelvin white compass.
EQUIPMENT
  • 12V Kalenberg air horns.
  • Alpine AM/FM/CD/MP3 stereo, with remote control and speakers inside and out.
  • 2-40 lb Danforth anchors with 300´ rode each.
  • 2-12V bilge pumps.
  • 1-12V washdown system.
  • Electric anchor windlass.
  • Emergency tiller.
  • Life rings.
  • Swim ladder.
  • Bell.
  • Boathook.
  • Flares.
  • Life jackets.
  • Clock & barometer.
  • Wooden cradle.
  • Searchlight.
  • 2 fire extinguishers.
COMMENTS

An exceptional Hodgdon-built Offshore Cruiser with the finest Maine pedigree. Also, most importantly, this vessel has had the same caring, knowledgeable owner since 1971 and only the third owner since she was built in 1946. THE FOUR KNOTTS has always been in fresh water. In 2000, new twin Cummins diesels were installed, and she was completely rewired with new circuit breaker panels. Maintained in true Bristol fashion.

DISCLAIMER

Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed. Specifications are provided for information purposes. Data was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. Vessel subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

Additional Contact Information

Annie Gray is a longstanding YBAA member, offering 45 years of experience in assisting clients in the purchase or sale of high quality yachts of distinction.

Please call Annie at 207-363-7997 or on her cell at 603-498-3450.


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