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Ships Data & Materials

Manufacture:       Chris Craft 
Year:              1954
Model:             Corsair
Original MRSP      $34,570.00 
Place of mfg:      Algonac, MI
Hull Number:       45-534
Length:            45 ft
Current location:  Mobile, Alabama
Beam:              13'6"
Weight:            23,272 lbs  /  10,556 kgs
Fuel Capacity:     300 gal
Engines:           Twin chrysler 440 cid marine gas
Horsepower:        300 each


Completed Restoration:

New fuel tanks
New fresh water tank
Stripped exterior of 7 coats paint to bare wood
Replanked transon 100% with Honduran Mahogany
Replanked sides 50% with Spanish Cedar
Replaced shafting 


Waiting Restoration:

Rebuild of original Koler generator set
Replanking of interior floor and supports
Replacement of 3 bulkheads
Bilge painting
Exterior painting
Full galley replacement
New battery charger/inverter
Full replacement of fore and aft staterooms
Basic electronics
New gray water tank


Re Planking Materials Used

Honduran Mahogany     100 board ft. / $4.60 ft  Transom
Spanish Cedar         400 board ft. / $2.50 ft  Sides
White Oak             740 board ft. / $0.80 ft  Seam Battens, Keel
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My brother Heath is a Mechanical Engineer and an expert on marine engines and technical issues about Legacy. He can be contacted at the following e-mail address: hfleming@fatsinc.com


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