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The Lord Jim in Port Jefferson Harbor, next to a ferry boat.

Above: The Lord Jim in Port Jefferson Harbor, next to a ferry boat.

The Lord Jim was added to the MSRC fleet in 1991. A 48-foot Grand Banks Trawler yacht, the Lord Jim was used as a floating classroom and meeting room.

Length: 48’6″
Beam: 15’5″
Draft: 4’6″
Displ.: 50,000lbs.

Construction: Vessel is a stock 48′ Grand Banks Trawler and is traditionally constructed of smooth planked mahogany fastened over frames and internal supports of oak. Decks and superstructure are of wood frame construction with teak trim.

Engines: Twin AMMARINE 6 cylinder Diesels.  Model: 6-404-DF/ 250 HP each.

Electronics/General Gear:
Bridge: Danforth constellation compass, Apelco “Clipper 28” VHF, remotes
for depth & auto pilot.
Wheelhouse: Danforth constellation compass, Apelco “Clipper 90AS” VHF, Furuno 24 mile radar, Raytheon Ray Nav 750 Loran, Datamarine 2300 digital depth, Cetec Benmar auto pilot, EPIRB. Single side Band.

General gear: 45 lb. plow anchor thru “Powerwinch” and Danforth as spare, Approx. 30 Type I & II PFDs, Bimini bridge cover, seating cushions, spare parts & tools, Halon built in fire extinguishing system, American battery charger.


References to the R/V Lord Jim:

1992 Graduate Studies at MSRC Booklet 


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1974 48' Grand Banks Trawler layout
The Lord Jim in Port Jefferson Harbor
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