Lockheed Martin’s Naval Vessel ‘Sea Slice’ Is Up for Sale as a Fancy Yacht

By: | February 17th, 2015

Sea Slice is an experimental United States Navy vessel. Launched in 1996, the Lockheed Martin-built Sea Slice has a uniquely modified hull design called SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull design).

The unique hull design allows it to remain super stable even in 12-foot waves and allows it to cruise at a much higher speed than a conventional ship of its size.

This experimental naval vessel is now being offered to private parties. Sea slice originally cost about $15 million, but it can now be yours for an amazingly rock-bottom price of just $180,000.

sea slice

This 32 meter (105 ft) long, 17 meter (55 ft) wide, 180 ton ship is powered by two 3,480 hp diesel engines and two 180-kW Caterpillar diesel electric generators.

Sea Slice’s wide and stable top is suitable for entertaining guests on board. It has 12 single berths, six cabins, a full galley, and bathroom. The top speed of this vessel is 30 knots (35 mph)

Currently docked in San Diego, it’s on sale now…check out the link here Yachtworld.

Nidhi Goyal

Nidhi is a gold medalist Post Graduate in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. You can also find Nidhi on Google+.


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