40′ Warner Bow Tug – Sold - ID: 41395


Built 1936
LOD 40' 0"
Beam 11' 2"
Draft 4' 6"
Gross Ton 12
Net Ton 6

40′ Warner Bow Tug – Sold


This tug has been modified to provide cruising comforts while maintaining the practicality of her original design. CADET is a great choice for a couple looking to cruise the near shore or a yachtsman looking for a support boat. She is versatile and recently restored by a knowledgeable shipwright.

A 2017 survey is available upon request.



Planking: Oak

Frames: Oak

Fastenings: 20d Copper Rivet

Stem: Oak & Locust

Stern Post: Oak

Ballast: 1,800 lbs Lead Ballast



Decking: White Pine

Framing: White Oak and Black Locust

Laid and caulked deck



Cabin: Oak carlin with fir staving over oak frame sides

Wheelhouse: Oak carlin with fir starving over oak frame sides


Interior Joinerwork:

Finish: Varnish and painted woodwork

Compartments: Wheelhouse and main cabin with berth, stove, galley and enclosed head with shower.

The vessel from the deck up was new in 2011



Rudder Blade: Bronze plate, riveted to split bronze rudder shaft

Rudder Shaft: 2” Bronze

Bearings: Upper: Stuffing box; Lower: Foot bearing in skeg

Steering: Capilano manual hydraulic

Rudder stops: Ram limits

Autopilot: None



Main Engine: Cummins 6-cylinder diesel

Make and Model: 6BTA

Year: 1995

Horsepower: 250

Indicated Hours: 5302-approx. 100 hours on major overhaul reported

Fuel: Diesel

Cooling System: Keel Cooled

Controls: Kobelt control head, Morse cable

Reverse Gear: Twin Disc MG507 2.5 : 1 reduction ratio


Stern Gear:

Shaft: “Evolution” Shaft

Flex Coupling: Engine mounts

Stern bearing: Evolution thrust bearing

Propeller: Four-blade, bronze, 30”d x 18” pitch


Fuel System:

Tank: 3 x 500 gallon total capacity, welded aluminum


Type: Dry stack

Material: Iron water cooled manifold, steel dry riser with muffle and exhaust pipe


Plumbing System:

Through Hulls & Seacocks:

Type: Bronze Tapered Plug, Marine ball valve


Piping: Neoprene, PVC

Bilge Plumbing: DC electrical centrifugal submersible

Head: Mansfield


Domestic Water System: 2 x Molded PVC, estimated capacity 150 gallon total

Hot Water Heater: 110V AC & Engine heat scavenge

Wash discharge: Direct or to grey water tank

Piping: PVC


Heating System:

Cookstove: Diesel ‘Dickinson Adriatic” oven with cook top. Also serves as cabin heater.

Heater: “Bus Heater” running off main engine coolant, located in wheelhouse



120V AC household refrigerator


Electrical System:

Generator: 12V DC, auto switching

Batteries: 1 x 8D (engine starting) + 4 x 6V golf cart batteries connected to series


AC Electrical System: 110V

Generator: 7.5 kW diesel generator

Inverter: Powered by 12V battery bank

Shore Power: 110V AC 30 amp


Rigging and Deck Gear:

Ground Tackle: 60 lbs Fisherman with 3/8” x 160’ chain; 45 lbs CQR plow with 3/8” x 30’ chain leader + ¾” x 160’ Nylon anchor rode; 35 lbs Danforth with 3/8” chain leader + ¾” x 120’ Nylon anchor rode

Deck Gear:

Winch: Manual ratchet with chain wildcat and warping drums.

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