Spirit of Cincinnati


General Specifications

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Name Spirit of Cincinnati
Style Sternwheel
Builder LaSalle Shipyard
Architect N/A
Hull Displacement
USCG Certified Yes
USCG Dry Dock 2017
Passenger Capacity 120
Dining Capacity 84
Gross Tonnage 40
Net Tonnage 40
Speed (approx.) Maximum: 8 mph @ 1,600 RPM
Built 1964
LOA 74′
LWL 64’8″
Beam 20′
Hull Depth 2.6′
Freeboard 1.3′
Draft Water 1’3″, Air 24′
U.S.C.G. Official Number D298786
Route Certification Rivers
Hull Material Steel
Deckhouse Material Aluminum
Tank Capacities Fuel: 150 gallons-steel
Waste: 300 gallons-steel
Potable Water: 400 gallons


The vessel is arranged with two main salon entrance doors off the foredeck. There is a forward stair serving the main and 01 decks. The bar is fully forward on the main deck, dining, with two heads and the engine room fully aft. The pilothouse and open air seating is located on the 01 deck.


  • Control station with engine instrumentation (i.e., tachometer, engine oil pressure, ammeters)
  • Schrader Bellows pneumatic clutch and throttle controls
  • Fog bell
  • Large single trumpet horn
  • Lever controlled searchlight
  • ICOM VHF/FM marine radio with antenna
  • Racal Decca radar system


  • 18 tables with laminated tops and fixed bases
  • 80 dining chairs (NEW 2014)
  • 12 (115 VAC/12 VDC) brass wall sconces


  • Oak base with laminated top
  • Stainless steel sink
  • One cocktail station
  • Ten case can cooler
  • One stainless steel speed rail


  • One ship service 33.0 kW Cummins marine diesel 4 cylinder single phase generator, (NEW 1996), with fuel filter, seawater strainer and seacock
  • Engine hours: 11,096 January 2016
  • Ship to shore power switch
  • 50 AMP/ 120 VAC shore outlet
  • 50’ 50 AMP/ 120 VAC electrical cord
  • 120 VAC/12 VDC lighting
  • 120 VAC duplex outlets
  • Three 12 VDC 8D enclosed heavy duty batteries
  • 115 VAC bilge blowers
  • Luxaire 60,000 BTU/5 ton air cooled reverse cycle heat pump system
  • 36,000 BTU/3 ton air cooled air conditioning system
  • 12 VDC bilge system with manifold. This system operates the fire system
  • Internationally approved navigation lights (i.e., port light, starboard light, stern light, masthead light, anchor light)


  • 3/16” welded steel plate hull on 6” ribs with 48” centers
  • 2” x 2” hull stringers on 16” centers
  • Six watertight compartments formed by five transverse bulkheads
  • Anchor locker
  • Boarding gates: three forward
  • Service doors: one port and one starboard aft
  • Six steel kevels
  • Non skid exterior decks
  • Deck Fittings
    Electrical: Forward
    Waste: Starboard/aft
    Water: Port/Star/mid
    Fuel: Starboard/Aft


  • Two 4 cylinder naturally aspirated four-stroke cycle 3.9 liter 85 HP @ 2,750 RPM Cummins 4B NA marine diesel engines (NEW 1995), fuel filters, seawater strainers with seacocks
  • Engine Hours: port: 5,580, starboard: 5,658 January 2016
  • Wet style exhaust silencers through transom


The vessel is equipped with two heads, each containing the following:

  • One Sealand direct drop head
  • One sink with an automatic shutoff faucet
  • Toilet paper dispenser
  • Paper towel dispenser


  • 134 type II adult size personal flotation devices (stowed in deck boxes)
  • 22 type II child size personal flotation devices (stowed in deck boxes)
  • One Jim Buoy 30” life ring with line
  • One illuminated float light
  • One 20 lb. dry chemical fire extinguisher
  • Two 2.5 lb. dry chemical fire extinguishers
  • Pyrotechnic distress signals
  • Fire Ax
  • Two fire stations including: two 3/4” UL approved rubber lined hoses with brass or bronze 5/8” fittings, nozzle, two brass or bronze 5/8” hose bibs


  • Exterior coating: Paint
  • Exterior decks: Paint
  • Interior decks:
    Salon: Carpet
    Heads: Ceramic
    Bar: Paint
    Wheelhouse: Laminate
  • Interior Bulkheads:
    Salon: Panel
    Heads: Paint


The SPIRIT of CINCINNATI is in good condition. She has a wonderful arrangement for charter, sightseeing and meal functions. The vessel is well priced for a new operation.


Soda and coffee system are on lease from the distributor.