1937 German Built Fire Fighting Boat

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Boat For Sale €275,000 - Motorboat
15.80 m x 3.60 m 2 Cabins Layer 1 Created by potrace 1.13, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2015 1 Engine Print

The TC GUVEN TDK is a historic vessel with a rich background. Originally built in Germany in 1937 as a mine layer/minesweeper, it was later transferred to the Turkish Navy and repurposed as a diving vessel. Following its service with the navy, it underwent further conversion into a fire fighting boat. The ship was eventually acquired by its present owner through a navy auction and subsequently repurposed into a private yacht, maintaining many of its original fire fighting features.

Currently registered as a fire fighting boat in Bodrum, the TC GUVEN TDK is available for viewing and purchase at a price of 275,000 Euro.


  • Built: 1937, Germany
  • Original Function: Mine Layer/Minesweeper
  • Turkish Navy Service: Diving Vessel
  • Current Function: Fire fighter boat (with preserved original features), convertible to a private yacht
  • Current Location: Bodrum
  • Price: 275,000 Euro


  • Length: 15.80 meters
  • Width: 03.60 meters
  • Depth: 02.15 meters
  • Main Engine: 275 HP Henshel (Original, in perfect condition)
  • Cruising Speed: 10 nautical miles per hour
  • Maximum Speed: 14 nautical miles per hour
  • Fire Pump: 8-stage, 30,000 liters/hour (9 liters/second)
  • Fuel Capacity: 3,000 liters
  • Water Capacity: 3,000 liters
  • Holding Tank: 1,000 liters
  • Cabins: 3 (including 1 master cabin), total 5 crew
  • Toilets: 2
  • Galley: Fully equipped
  • Salon: Available
  • Master Cabin: Available

Last Survey on October 2023

Discover a vessel steeped in history and adapted for modern adventures—the TC GUVEN TDK. Originally crafted in 1937 as a formidable mine layer and minesweeper in Germany, this vessel has undergone a fascinating evolution. From serving the Turkish Navy as a diving vessel to its transformation into a dedicated fire fighting ship, the TC GUVEN TDK has preserved its historic character while adapting to new purposes. Immerse yourself in its timeless allure, meticulously maintained with original features intact, as it stands ready to embrace a new chapter as a private yacht.

Packed with practicality and boasting a range of impressive specifications, including a powerful 275 HP Henshel engine and a specialized 8-stage fire pump delivering 30,000 liters of water per hour, this ship is poised for exhilarating journeys. Don’t miss the opportunity to own a piece of maritime history and set sail on your own remarkable voyages aboard the TC GUVEN TDK, a vessel, a fire fighting boat, embodying a legacy of service and elegance. Your adventures await on the waters, ready to be embraced at Bodrum Harbor.

For inquiries or viewing, please contact us, you can either email or call Murat Toprak or Can Toprak

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