Vessel Dorothy Lee

65' Steel hull trawler with Aluminum superstructure for sale.

Dorothy Lee
Dorothy Lee
Pilot House
Storage Area
Upper Deck
Upper Deck
Upper Deck
Aft Deck
Engine Room
Eelectrical 2 x 21.5 KW Gensets
Double Cabin
Double Cabin
Front Cabin
Pilot House Bunks
Ice Maker, Trash Compactors
Tanks - Compressor
Diving Platform
At Dry Dock
At Morgan City Wharf
In Dry Tortugas
View of Hull
View of Props


Dorothy Lee is a 65’ Diving/Utility Vessel built by Duckworth in Tarpon Springs, FL and docked near Houston, TX.
This boat can be easily adaptable for oceanographic and environmental research.

Year built: 2000
Deck length: 65’
Beam: 16’ 5’’
Draft: 8’
Gross tons: 86
Hull construction: ¼” steel plate.
Super structure: ¼” aluminum plate with three aluminum 4 dog doors
Bulkheads: Three watertight with 6 dog aluminum doors
Displacement: 90,000 lb.
Cruising range: 2000 NM at 8.5 knots. (3000 converting water tank)
Cruising speed: 11 knots.
Storage: Main room under fantail 6 x 14 x 16 (can be converted to lab). Large bow storage area.
Upper aft deck with aluminum lifting boom.
Lower aft deck with dinghy davits.


Two Cummins diesel Model NT-855 M, 1999, 300 HP @ Max RPM 1800 with Twin Disc gears, dry stacks, keel cooled, electronic controls pilot house & aft deck, 52” props, 3” shafts.

Steering control:

Main helm station with Kobelt hydraulic system. Aft deck steering and throttle controls.


Two Onan, 1800 RPM Kubota diesel, keel cooled 21.5 KW continuous, 27 KW max.


  • Fuel: 4 steel tanks approximately 3000 gallons total. (4500 converting 1 water tank)
  • Water: two steel tanks 3000 gallons total.
  • Lube/oil: two steel tanks for lube oil 120 gallons each.
  • Steering: hydraulic oil about 100 gallons.
  • Holding tanks: two stainless steel waste holding tanks, 150 gallons each.
  • Waste oil: one steel 80 gal tank.


Anchor windlass: Wintech Eurodrive model VC 2000-30, 2 HP.
  • 150 LB 8’ ½” chain & 600’ 7/8 nylon double braided rode.
  • 250 LB 27’ ½” chain & 600’ 1 1/8” nylon 3-strand twist.
Water maker: 800 gallons per day capacity.
HVAC: Full air conditioning and heating. Copeland 24,000 BTU and 18,000 BTU compressors.

Electronics and navigation

Radio Phone:
  • Two SEA 235 SSB with Seacall 7000 MF/HF DSC controllers.
  • Icom IC M127 VHF.
  • Furuno FM-2710 VHF.
  • Robertson AP35, AFT deck joy stick.
  • Furuno 64 mile.
  • Furuno GP 1610 GPS/video sounder.
  • Northstar 951XD with chart plotter.
Depth finder:
  • Furuno FCV-582 color video sounder and in Furuno GP 1610.
  • In lounge area, bridge and all berths.
  • Five cell phone antenna.
  • Three & navigation software.

Electrical system:

12 & 24 VDC, 120/240 VAC single & 3 phase.

Safety gear:

EPIRB: ACR/Satellite 406 MHz. Life raft: 15 person Elliott. Auxiliary fire pump system: Fresh water outlets on forward and aft decks. Aft deck 5 HP salt-water fire pump and bilge pump. Fire fighting equipment.


Berthing for 6 people in 4 AC cabins with desks, plus separate Captain and crew quarters.
Two full size heads with Head Hunter toilets and hot/cold showers.


Kenmore 240 V four burner electric w/oven and Kenmore microwave.
  • Cospolich 110 Volt AC refrigerator/freezer combo (commercial unit).
  • Deck Freezer Kenmore 6 cu. Ft.
  • Ice maker Raritan Icerette.
Trash compactors:
Two, Kenmore.
Hot water heater:
Vanguard 240 volt AC, 65 gallons.

Laundry room:

Kenmore 240-volt washer/dryer

Diving and other equipment:

  • Folding stainless steel divers platform 4 ½’x 15’.
  • Dive air compressor ComAir Mako model 5404 BA-E1, 6 tanks 1 hr.
  • Eight aluminum dive tanks.
  • Ship’s service air compressor charge Air Pro 2 HP, 8-gallon tank.
  • Fishing equipment:
    Murray brothers mounted fighting chair, 4 folding deck/fishing chairs, two trawling wishbones, and two Lee single spreader outriggers.
  • Mig welder and plasma cutter.
  • Inflatable & two outboard engines.


Captain David Wells, USCG licensed 100 ton.

Phone: (903) 740-1194