Bond Film Inspirational Stealth Warship for Auction

GSA Auctions
Monday, April 30, 2012
ex-Stealth 'Sea Shadow': Photo courtesy of GSA

US Government auctioneers invite bids for ex- 'Sea Shadow', inspiration for 007 movie, and USN's first 'Stealth' warship

Auctioneer's catalogue states as follows:

Bid deposit US$ 10,000

The ex-Sea Shadow (IX-529), year built: 1983, builder: Lockheed Martin, overall length: 164 feet, waterline length: 118 feet, extreme beam 68 feet, waterline beam: 58 feet, maximum navigational draft: 15 feet, draft limit: 15 feet, light displacement: 499 tons, hull material: steel hull and superstructure, diesel electric propulsion system, number of propellers: two.

Special condition of sale:

The ex-Sea Shadow shall be disposed of by completely dismantling and scrapping within the USA dismantiling is defined as reducing the property such as it has no value except for its basic material content.

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