THE “CRICKET II” FISHING BOAT – THE MOVIE “JAWS”
ONLINE ONLY AUCTION – CURRENTLY ACCEPTING OFFERS
155 Terminal Drive Plainview, NY 11803
Executor of The Frank Mundus Estate Orders Immediate Sale via Public Auction
The “CRICKET II”
The Vessel that Inspired the Movie “JAWS”
Rare Opportunity to Own a Piece of American Cinema History
Year: 1947Â Â Â Builder: Tiffany Cockrell/ Tiffany Yachts
Documentation No: 25516
Color: White hull-sides with varnished transom, black anti-fouling. white decks and superstructures, and tan cockpit sole
Length on Deck: 39’6″Â Â Â Beam: 14’Â Â Â Draft: 3’9″
Engine: Detroit Diesel 8VT71TI, freshwater cooled, 2-cycle, V-8 x 71 cid cylinders, 2- Cycle, with a single turbo charger and inter-cooler, rated to produce 435 horsepower, mounted on built-up pine engine bed stingers via adjustable flex mounts. The exhaust has a water injection elbow, FRP piping in the splitter, dual hose runs with cylinder mufflers, and twin exit flanges through a Racor Filter.
Gauge set and dual clutch and throttle levers, operating cable connections to the engine and gear.
Capital reduction and reverse marine gear with bolt-through shaft coupling, 2″ stainless shaft, shaft log with compression seal, bronze receiver flange with Cutless bearing, and 4-blade prop.
The vessel is in excellent condition and has been maintained by proffesionals throughout its life.Over the years replacements, modifications and repairs have been made to this vessel.
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