1943 Pullman MY Sabah, Malaysia
Posted on April 27, 2018 / 378
Price : $269,000
Listing Type : Commercial BoatsPower
Builder | Manufacturer : Pullman
Condition : Used
Year : 1943
Length : 185ft
Model : MY
Hull Material : Steel
Fuel Type : Diesel
Engine/s : Other
Engine Make : Twin Inboards
Engine Model : EMD G-M 12-567A & 567D
Max Speed : 17 kn
Cruising Speed : 10 kn
HIN # : PULLMY1943
LOA : 185'
Beam : 33
Max Draft : 14
1943 Pullman MY

  This historic Pullman built in 1943 for the US Navy by the Pullman Car Company is constructed of reinforced steel. PCE-833
Laid down 1943 February 26; as PCE-833 by the Pullman Standard Car Co., Chicago, IL.
Launched 1943 August
Transferred 1943 OctoberTo Great Britain and commissioned HMS Kilham (Z 07); Reclassified BEC-7
Returned 1946 to U.S. custody in December; Struck from the Navy Register in 1947
Sold 1949 to S/A Investment (FylkesbaataneSogne og Fjordane, Mgrs.) of Bergen, Norway.
Converted 1950 renamed M/S Sognefjord passenger ship
Sold 1958 to FylkesbataaneSogne og Fjordane of Bergen; Operated on the Norwegian west coast until 1982
Sold 1982 to Filmeffekt A/S of Oslo,Norway and renamed Orion;
Sold 1984 to K/S Orion Film A/S of Bergen and laid up
Sold 1987 to Matkat OY of Helsingfors, Finland
Sold 1991 to Orion Risteilyt O/Y of Hamina, Finland and renamed Orion II;
Sold 1996 to Jaako Mathias Eriksson of Honduras
Sold 1997 renamed ORIENT EXPLORER

40 Beds + Crew quarters for 7 and Captains quarters.

Currently there is a crew of 7 and the Captain.

Fuel Consumption: Both Engines and one generator is 250 liters per hour at 10 knots

Needs repairs that can be done for $350,000 if done locally in Malaysia

Please contact us for further information on this piece of history.


Ballast: 42,000 liter currently converted to water
Displacement: 796 tons gross/395 tons net


Total Power: 900

  • 4 Generators
  • (2)Cummins 6CT8.3G 125 kva 105 kw
  • Volvo Penta TAMD74 131 kva 100 kw
  • Emergency generator for 12v and 24v systems

Hourly fuel consumption for both engines and one generator is 250 liters at 10 knots

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Contact Information

Listing Agent: Bill Neumann, International Yacht Broker. Worldwide Delivery. Direct Contact: YachtSales4554@aol.com



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