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Boats for Sale

Sternwheeler: M/V BLACK-EYED SUSAN
$424,500 (Havre de Grace, MD)
79' x 26' x 32' high

  • She was built in 1988 at Superior Boatworks
  • 111’’ LOA, 87.9’ LWL x 28’ Beam x 7’ Depth. Draft: water 3.5’, air: 32’
  • She is USCG certified to carry 149 passengers, she could be converted to a wonderful liveaboard
  • Twin 210 hp Cummins diesel engines
  • Two 35 kW Stanford generators
  • 13 ton HVAC system

    Detailed Specifications link

    Contact Rob McMahon

  • Sternwheeler: M/V MARK TWAIN
    $199,500 (Newport, KY)
    79' x 26' x 32' high

  • Built in 1962 by Dubuque Boat and Boiler
  • 62’ LOA, 54.6’ LWL x 22.7’ Beam x 4.9’ Depth. Draft: water 1’10”, air: 20’
  • She is USCG certified to carry 149 passengers, she could be converted to a wonderful liveaboard
  • Twin 160 hp Perkins diesel engines
  • 20 kW Onan generator
  • 36,000 BTU air conditioning system
  • The majority of the hull was cropped and renewed in 2015. Five watertight compartments

    Detailed Specifications link

    Contact Rob McMahon

  • Sternwheeler: M/V ELENA QUEEN of ARTS
    $749,000 $599,000 Negotiable (New York, NY)
    79' x 26' x 32' high

  • Draws 4' 9"
  • Powered by (2) 6-71 Detroit diesel
  • (2) 4-71 40-kw. Generators
  • Fuel capacity is 1000 gallons
  • Water capacity is 6000 gallons
  • Built in 1982, refit in 1999 into a luxuroius houseboat

    Some features: full size Galley, three state rooms, three levels, three heads, hot tub, all wood interior, 2 propane fireplaces, grand piano, lots of storage and head room and much more.
    Speed 5-6 knots
    Paddles are functional

    Virtual tour of the boat. YouTube link

    Contact: Apryl and Jan Nebozenko

  • Sternwheeler: M/V KATIE H
    $130,000 (Negotiable) (Pittsburgh, PA)
    Built as a screw tow boat in 1932. Rebuilt by owner to a sternwheeler in 1981-1983.

  • Length is 80'; width is 17'; Wheel 15'x10'
  • Powered by a Detriot 671 diesel, 238 HP
  • Dry docked in 1988 and 2000 to install a new hull

    Contact Capt. Vince Hammill 412-822-7646 or Kim Hammill 412-417-6200

  • Sternwheeler: M/V LAKIE MARIE
    $18,000 $16,500 (Nitro, WV)
    Sleeps four. Has a fold down table to bed and two under the pilot house.

    Has a bathroom with sink

  • Length is 42'; width is 10'
  • Powered by a 4 cylinder Westerbeke diesel
  • Aux. power 3000-watt inverter
  • Water capacity is 35 gallons. Fuel capacity is 80 gallons
  • Kitchen is all electric with a glass top range.
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    Cory Fagan 304-741-0396 oe email: corkster8284@gmail.com

  • Sternwheeler: M/V PORT EXPLORER
    The hull is steel with a model bow and has five separate watertight compartments.

    The lower level includes a kitchen/dining area forward, the main salon and bath with shower, a queen guestroom, and engine room aft.

    The upper level includes an elevated pilothouse, a half bath, the owner's queen stateroom, and a 15' x 20' outdoor "rec room" aft.

  • Length is 74'; width is 16.5'; draft is less than 2'
  • Powered by a Cummins 5.9 diesel
  • Aux. power is an 8-kw. Generac
  • Water capacity is 300 gallons. Fuel capacity is 230 gallons
  • Kitchen is all electric with a glass top range.
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  • Sternwheeler: M/V DON ROB'T
    $79,000 (Buffington Island Portland, OH)
    The DON ROB'T was designed and built by the Dubuque Boat & Boiler Company in 1970 for Don & Kay Klein of Rock Valley, Iowa. In an effort to replicate the packet boats of the 1800's, the Kleins' paid great attention to detail when designing their vessel. They patterned their vessel after Captain Fred Way's vessel, the Betsy Ann and was complete with a gingerbread trimmed pilothouse and eight leaded stained glass windows.


  • It is 22ft x 62ft x 4ft with a 14ft x 50ft x 4ft steel hull with an offset stern wheel 11ft x11ft
  • GM 4-53 Diesel engine
  • 4 watertight compartments
  • 2 alternators
  • built in air compressor, 2ft x 6ft air tank and 3 brass whistles
  • 380 gal fuel compartment
  • Power steering and four rudders
  • 16ft x 2ft landing stage
  • Two 850 gal. fresh water tanks

    Pilot house equipped with engine instruments, depth meter, 2 marine radios, air pressure gauge, Garmin GPS with Radar, roller shades all around, storage cupboard & drawers, convertible davenport to daybed. Galley has built in cabinets, pantry, 4-burner stove, double sink, refrigerator, and microwave. Salon area is 13.5ft x 26ft equipped with Murphy Bed, storage cupboards, mirrored closet & fully carpeted. Featuring eight leaded stain glass windows throughout. Head has standard tub w/shower, cabinet lavatory, fan and vent.

    She was dry-docked, bottom painted and out of water marine survey done, Oct. 2015.

    We also have original blueprints from Dubuque Boat & Boiler Company.

    For more information contact Melvin Lawrence at cmel70@hotmail.com or phone 740-416-8706

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  • Sternwheeler: M/V COLUMBIA
    $349,000 (Luku, MS)
    The Columbia is for sale by Sam Evans. You can contact Capt. Cheryl Clason at 662-423-5080. Check www.captainschoiceusa.com for some photos.

  • 1986 By: Tucker Marine
  • Sternwheel propulsion
  • Engine: 6 cylinder 6-354 Perkins Turbo Diesel w/ Chain Drive
  • Length: 84' Width: 20'5" Draft 20"
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    Sternwheeler: M/V MORNING GLORY
    $79,900 NEW PRICE (New Martinsville, WV)
    The Morning Glory is for sale by Earl Yost and listed below are some of the amenities and links to view for interested parties. Earl’s email address is: estanleyyost@yahoo.com or call 304-455-6396

    Youtube: Making The Sternwheel Morning Glory

  • 2014 Marine Survey upon request
  • Custom built and launched May, 2013
  • Sternwheel propulsion, wheel is 8’wide by 10’ tall and 20 buckets
  • Max bridge clearance 22 ft.
  • 2 main and 2 monkey rudders
  • 4 watertight compartments
  • 8 bilge pumps (2 each compartment)
  • Depth sounder
  • Hull is 1/4” steel Weight, approximately 30 ton
  • LOA is 56’, including ramp 72’, beam 14’, deck 16’, hull 47”, drafts 24 inches
  • Engine: 4BT Cummins Diesel, 400
  • Turbo Hydromatic transmission, water cooled
  • Equipped with 4 - 6” X 6” X 12’ spuds, winch driven
  • 30 to 1 gear reduction
  • Cruise speed 6 mph, max 8 mph
  • 24 Gallon day tank
  • 250 gals fuel in 2 steel tanks 3/16”
  • 2 - 100 gallon fresh water tanks
  • Raratan Electroscan sewage system, no holding tank needed
  • Champion 3500 – 4000 w generator
  • Furnished with beds, tables, chairs and more
  • Any member wishing to sell their boat and have it listed in the Newsletter and/or on this web site please email us at:

    Newsletter Listing: editor@americansternwheel.org
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