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1936 Custom Motor Yacht Wheeler Cabin Cruiser

New Orleans, Mississippi


Custom built Wheeler Flush Deck Cruiser with several refits & restorations over the years, including having the oak framed, Philippine mahogany sole over laid with C-Flex/glass reinforced plastic & roller over gunwales, around 1986.  An addition of a custom mahogany/wood enclosed raised sedan bridge with center helm station was also added. Accommodations include, full galley with refrigerator, freezer, pantry storage & forward captain's berth, salon settee with dinning table, mahogany cabinetry & storage lockers, three twin berths and one double berths located in aft staterooms and ship's head with shower.  Engines have 791 hours & 574 hours since major overhaul.  This is truly a classic you want to see. 

Basic Boat Info

Price: $30,000
Boat Name: Tamora
Make: Custom Motor Yacht
Model: Wheeler Cabin Cruiser
Year: 1936
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Wood
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 50 ft
Length Overall: 50 ft
Waterline Length: 46 ft
Beam: 14 ft
Max Draft: 4 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit
  • Model: Allison 4-53
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 137hp
  • Type: Inboard
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit
  • Model: Allison 4-53
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 137hp
  • Type: Inboard
Total Engine Power: 274hp
Cruising Speed: 12 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 410 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 120 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 6 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Motor Yachts


Chris Roth
Whelton Marine Brokerage


Whelton Marine
700 Mariner's Plaza Drive, Ste 707
Mandeville, Louisiana, US, 70448

Hull & Deck
  • Oak Framed, Mahogany Planked w/Glass Reinforced Plastic Decks
  • Custom Built Mahogany/Wood Joiner & Glass Reinforced Plastic Sedan Bridge w/Center Forward Helm Station, Port & Starboard Bridge Seats w/Storage Base
  • Custom Welded Aluminum Mast & Yard Arms w/Radar Support Atop Bridge Roof
  • Yacht Style Marine Hardware
  • (2) Bow Double Stainless Steel Cleats (Port & Starboard)
  • (1) Bow Single Centerline Cleat
  • (4) Stainless Steel Cleats Side Deck
  • (2) Stern Cleats (Port & Starboard)
  • Custom Stainless steel Bow Anchor Chute w/Roller
  • Port & Starboard Aft Rails
  • Sliding Aft Companionway Door
  • Cockpit Storage Lockers
  • Stainless Steel Bow Anchor Chute w/Roller
  • Anchor Windlass
  • Non-skid Weather Decks
  • Navigation Lights
  • Swim Platform
  • Foredeck Built-in Deck Boxes
  • Foredeck Deck Ventilation/Escape Hatch
Mechanical & Electrical
  • Twin Detroit Diesel Allison 4-53s
  • Bronze Propellers (Approx. 23 x 18 Pitch)
  • Bronze Rudders
  • 8kW Norwich Generator, 120/240V AC
  • 12v DC Engine Shut-down
  • Fire Suppression System
  • Wagner N50 Hydraulic/Mechanical System
  • 12v DC High Water Bilge Alarm
  • (4) Bilge Pump(3 Automatic, 1 Manual)
  • (1) 10-Gallon Kenmore 115v Hot Water Heater w/Pressure Relief Valve
  • (1) ITT Jabasco Par Max 4, 12v DC Demand Fresh Water Pump w/Accumulator Tank
  • (3) Artic Air 16,000 BTU Air Conditioning Units w/Reverse Cycle Heat
  • (3) March 500GPH 115v AC Pump(s)
  • (1) 12v DC Fuel Transfer Pump
  • (1) 12v DC Submersible Shower Sump Pump
  • 50 Amp 125/250v Shore Power
  • (3) Cole Hersee 12 DC Battery Switches
  • (1) Master 12v DC Circuit Breaker Switch
  • Line 1 & 2 Master Circuit Breaker 30 Amp Switches
  • Combination Newmar 12v DC & 20v AC Master Circuit Breaker Distribution Panel
  • Guest Charge Pro 15A mp Battery Charger
  • (2) Aluminum Welded Fuel Tanks, (2) Monel Fuel Tanks (410 Gallon Capacity Total)
  • 120-Gallon Monel Water Tank
  • Forward Galley w/Sink, Danby 115v AC Under-counter Refrigerator, General Electric 110v AC 6cu ft Freezer, Single Sink w/Hot & Cold Pressure, Opening Port Holes, GE Microwave, 3-Burner LP Gas Stove Top & Pantry Storage
  • Head w/Sink, Medicine Cabinet & Shower
  • (2) Hanging/Storage Lockers
  • Captain's Single Berth (Galley)
  • (2) Twin Berths (Aft of Salon), A/C Outlets, Shelf Storage, Adjustable Reading Lights & Windows w/Curtains
  • (1) Starboard Double Berth & (1) Port Twin Berth (Aft Cabin), Companionway Steps, A/C Outlets, Shelf Storage, Adjustable Reading Lights, Privacy Door, Windows w/Curtains
  • Salon Settee w/Dinning Table, Mahogany Built-in Locker Storage, Overhead Storage, Carpeted Sole
  • Port & Starboard Salon Doors
  • Aft Trunk cabin Companionway Hatch & Door (Bridge Access)
  • Mahogany Interior, Trim & Cabin Soles
Helm & Electronics
  • Center Forward Helm Station w/Engine Controls, Instruments & Navigation
  • Richie Power Damp 5" Liquid Magnetic Compass
  • Furuno NAVnet RDP-131 System 4HW- 36 Mile Radar (Multi-function)
  • Auto Pilot Raymarine ST8001 SmartPilot Auto Helm Series
  • Furuno Nav Net Depth/Fish Finder
  • Furuno Nav Net C-MAP NT GPS & Color Plotter/Map
  • Data Marine Corinthian Series SK-200-DL Indicator w/Alarm
  • Handheld 12v DC Search Light
  • Dual Lever Morse Controls
  • Standard Horizon Spectrum VHF Radio w/Lout Hailer & Fog Alert
  • Helm Chair
  • Isinglass Side & Aft Curtains
  • Port & Starboard Observer Bench Seats w/Storage
  • Center Pop-Out Window & (1) 12v Wind Screen Wiper
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.
Additional Contact Information

Contact Chris Roth at 228-323-1105 or by email at

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