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Monday, December 16, 2013

The R/V Gandy: Massive Vessel with History

rv gandy boatUp for auction is the 1973 vessel, The R/V Gandy, a massive 65-footer that was originally used as a navigation aid for the U.S. Coast Guard. In 2002, after the R/V Gandy was converted to a fishery research vessel and eventually retired for use in 2012. Now it’s up for sale at this upcoming online auction. There’s plenty of history for this vessel and any boating enthusiast should take a closer look.

The great thing about the R/V Gandy, particularly for this government auction, is that throughout the years that the vessel’s been in service, there have been many maintenance and repairs carried out to keep the ship running smoothly. As a result, whoever decides to own this vessel will be getting something fully operable. No need to worry about it failing safety and operations requirements.

Make sure you do a thorough inspection anyway if you plan on bidding on the R/V Gandy. It’s located in Pascagoula, Mississippi, so head over if you’re in the area. You’ll have to first activate your free trial account if you want more info on this auction. To get more info on boats, specifically, just click here for more information.


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