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Auction #35315 - 1948 Marinette Marine Gill Net Tug OFFSITE; Grand Marais, MI

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Current bid: $1584.00  (Reserve met) ?

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Seller's Surcharge: $47.52
Sales Tax: $97.89
Cost Incl. Surcharge(s) and Tax: $1729.41
Time Left: Auction closed at 3/14/2013 8:05:00 AM EST  (Click Refresh to update)
High Bidder: rickley
# of bids: 33
Starting Bid: $50.00
Pick-up Location: Grand Marais, MI
Auction Started: 2/28/2013 8:05:00 AM EST
Auction Ends: 3/14/2013 8:05:00 AM EST
Item To Be Picked Up By: 3/19/2013 3:00:00 PM EST
Seller: mibid(State of Michigan)
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Payment Methods: Money Order/Cashiers Check; Visa/Mastercard; Discover; Cash(exact change only)
Shipping Methods: Will not ship (winning bidder must pick up from selling location)
Status: Closed
Surcharge(s): Administrative Fee of 3.00%


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Seller’s Comments:

The boat is a 1948 Marinette Marine Gill Net Tug.  It is 32.5 feet long, with a 11.5 foot beam.  It is 18 gross tons and is equipped with a General Motors 371 Diesel engine that is not in working condition.  The boat also has a gill-net lifter with hydraulics attached. Its operating condition is unknown.  Vessel is not seaworthy, hull was twisted and damaged when it was beached in 2002 and cannot be repaired.  Boat is named “Janice E” and must be entirely removed from its present location by purchaser by May 1, 2013.


Vessel is located in a vacant lot in Grand Marais, MI.  It is beached about 50’ from Lake Superior at the following location: N46 40’ 37.5”  W85 58’ 48.6”.  The lot has other boats stored on it and is located between the following addresses E21847 Canal St (on the west) and E21893 Canal St (on the east) in Grand Marais, about 275 yards east of the municipal boat launch.

Winning bidder is SOLELY responsible for bringing the proper equipment and personnel for removal and transportation. Boat is to be removed at the purchasers risk and expense. Winning bidder must fill out and sign the attached Hold Harmless and Indemnification Form before any work begins.  

Sold as is, where is, how is

All questions regarding this unit can be directed to David Caroffino 231-547-2914 x232 between the hours of 7:00A.M.-4:00P.M., Monday thru Friday. Mr. Caroffino would prefer that interested customers email him at caroffinod@michigan.gov.

Winning bidder is required to PAY FOR the unit by NO Later Than 3:00pm March 15, 2013. If you have questions about payment only, please call (517) 373-9749.


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Pick up dateDue to the size of this unit the pick up date is flexible. Please be sure to contact and communicate with David Caroffino 231-547-2914 x232 on pick up arrangments. Payment must be recieved by the posted dates. Thank you for shopping on Mibid. mibid2/28/2013

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Bid History

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rickley3/13/2013 7:09:21 PM$1,584.00
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