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40' Celtic Shipyards Aluminum Boat with Cummins Diesel Engines
Current Bid (CAD):
Bid Date:
08-April-2022 @ 1:39:57 p.m.
Sale is now closed May be extended ?
Next minimum bid:
$166,900.00 (Bid increments = $100.00)
1 (each)
Location :
Esquimalt, BC
Sale / Lot :
R1VA0011766 - 1VA011456-W0103-PS
Closing date:
08-April-2022 @ 1:42 p.m.


40' Celtic Shipyards Aluminum Boat with Cummins Diesel Engines
Minimum bid:
$ 20,000.00
Closing date:
08-April-2022 @ 1:42 p.m.
1 (each)
Description :

Aluminum Boat

  • Manufacturer: Celtic Shipyards
  • Hull ID: 007
  • Type: Aluminum, welded
  • Built: March 1995
  • Dimensions:
    • Overall length: 40'
    • Overall width: 13' 8"
    • Overall (estimated) height: 20'
  • Displacement: 19 long tons (42,560 lbs)
  • Engines
    • Quantity: 2
    • Manufacturer: Cummins
    • Model number: 6CTA8.3-M2 (350C)
    • Serial numbers:
      • Starboard engine - 45056691
      • Port engine - 45056746
    • Engine rating: 350 BHP, 2500 RPM at intermittent duty
    • Stroke: 4
    • Fuel: Diesel
    • Displacement: 8.3 litres
    • Usage:
      • Motor 1: 656 hours
      • Motor 2: 1328 hours
  • Gearboxes
    • Quantity: 2
    • Manufacturer: Unknown
    • Model number: IRM-301-A2
    • Serial numbers:
      • Starboard gearbox - 94-12743
      • Port gearbox - 94-14534
  • Generator
    • Quantity: 1
    • Manufacturer: Kohler Marine 
    • Model: 13.5CCOZ
    • Serial number: Unknown
  • Appliances:
    • Small fridge
    • Microwave
    • Electric stove top
  • Captain's chairs
    • Quantity: 3
    • Manufacturer: Recaro
    • Suspension style
  • Other items
    • Mast (disassembled)
    • Ignition keys
    • Spare parts
      • Fan belts
      • Fuel filters
      • Propeller
  • Radar dome depicted in photographs is not included
  • Condition:
    • Vessel struck an object causing damage to the hull
    • Known issues:
      • Damage to cooling water intake grille
      • Wood jammed into strut bearing
      • Port shaft pulled aft by approximately 8"
      • Port shaft moved vertically in stern tube
      • Propeller damaged
      • Liquid seeping from double plate weld
      • Destroyed gearbox
      • Failed stern tube seal
      • Ruptured flexible element
      • Electrical components have not been recently tested and their current condition is unknown.
      • Missing batteries
        • Unable to test appliances, lighting and electronics 
    • Purged of all liquids except anti-freeze
    • Vessel is stored outside on blocks
  • Additional information:
    • Vessel is sold used, without mechanical or hull inspection
    • Requires unknown repairs
    • Bidders are advised to view the vessel and to bid according to their own assessment of condition
    • Viewing and removal are by appointment only
      • Confirmed appointments are mandatory
    • This vessel has no registration documents
    • Maintenance records are unavailable
    • Vessel must be inspected and certified for seaworthiness
    • Purchaser is responsible for providing all labour and equipment for removal
    • Removal requires equipment with minimum lift capacity of 45,000 lbs
    • All weights and dimensions are approximate
Additional comments:

Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

  1. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination may be required to enter the building or access the site where the goods are located.
  2. When scheduling pick-up, please confirm proof of vaccination requirements with the contact noted on the sale.

Special Instructions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  1. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, limited viewings are permitted.
  2. We encourage you to visit our "COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions" on our website for more information and to keep updated by reading our banner updates on the website.
  3. GCSurplus is not accepting payments at sales centres at this time. We are only accepting online payments through our website - no in-person payment.
  4. Pick-ups will be contactless.
    • Confirm with "Contact" listed on the sale for site specific COVID-19 protocols before arriving.
  5. Buyers without appointments will be turned away.

Vessel Registration - Ex-Department of National Defence Vessel

  1. This vessel has never been previously registered in Canada.
  2. Vessel does not come with APV9T Transfer and Registration.
  3. If this is a company purchase, register your company with GCSurplus and be sure to bid under the company's name.


  1. Shipping is not provided by GCSurplus.
  2. Onsite staff cannot pack, load, mail or ship items.
  3. Pick-up can only be done by the buyer or an authorized third party.
    • All pick-ups by a third party require a signed Authority to Release to be sent to the "Contact" listed in the sale prior to releasing. If sending a Transport Company a completed Bill of Lading is also required to be sent to the "Contact".
  4. Contactless Pick-up:
    • Confirm with the "Contact" listed on the sale for site specific COVID-19 protocols before arriving.
    • Appointments to pick up are mandatory, no exceptions.
  5. Buyers without appointments will be turned away.
  6. The buyer is responsible for making their own arrangements for the packaging, loading and removal of the items from their physical location.
  7. Normal working hours are from 9:00 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
  8. Certain requirements exist for removal by 3rd party couriers; Contact onsite DND personnel prior to bidding to ensure 3rd party removal instruction are understood.
    • Pick-up of items will be at the DND Canteen Road security gate.

Location and Contacts
Location of asset(s):
D Jetty Colwood
PO Box 1700 Stn Forces
CFB Esquimalt
Esquimalt , BC     V9A 7N2
Esquimalt, BC

The exact location of this sale could not be determined. Please contact the GCSurplus sales rep for more information.

Due to Covid-19, Client Departments and GCSurplus locations will be operating in different phases of re-opening and not all locations will be capable of offering viewing and/or contactless pick-ups of assets. For information on viewings and/or contactless pick-ups of this asset, please inquire with the contact noted below. Covid-19 FAQ
Contact :
Gordon Cauthers
GCSurplus sales rep:
Philip Siopongco
Sale account:
Lot number:
Payment and Removal
The Purchaser agrees to make any payment requested (see available payment options) by the Minister within 3 business days from the date of such request and prior to removal of any of the property.
The Purchaser, upon acceptance of this offer by the Minister and after payment in full has been received by the Minister, shall at their expense, pack, load and remove the property by the date indicated on the bill of sale or, if no date is shown, within 3 business days after the date the bill of sale is issued.
Sales Clauses

This sale is subject to all of the clauses outlined in the GCSurplus

General terms and conditions A , unless General terms and conditions B are cited.
The Purchaser must also pay particular attention to the following clauses.
Clause No. Description

All sales are final. No purchased Goods may be returned and no requests for reimbursement in whole or in part will be accepted.


Buyers are advised to contact each asset custodian listed on the sale to determine what viewing and pick-up directions are in place as instructions may vary from location to location. The item(s) described herein are being sold offsite and not from a GCSurplus Sales Centre. For all offsite sales, Canada is responsible for making the sale items accessible for removal. They are under no obligation to provide assistance of any kind. It is the Purchaser's responsibility to ensure they have the proper labour and material handling equipment to facilitate the removal. Failure to comply with this condition of sale may lead to the Purchaser being turned away and the items and funds being forfeited.