Originally Posted by Trawla
Is there anyway in the files referencing hull 332 ?
From the link I posted above & https://hindecoder.com/manufacturers...N=MPC00332M79I
MPC = Mainship
For that era & format the hull serial # is 5 digits... 00332
The date format indicated by the M is designated as 79 and I = April (April 1979)
HIN Decoder Details for MPC00332M79I:
Our HULL ID Decoder breaks down the Hull identification number into the following information:
The HIN or CIN you have entered meets the Model-Year HIN format. It might also be a type that contains the country code and thus the boat comes from USA or Other . The serial number of the HIN is 00332 and is set by the boat builder. This boat or vessel has a Certification Date of (1979) and a Model Year of 1979 with month of build (April) based on the formatting of your hull_identification_number (HIN) .
The manufacturer identification code (MIC) of your craft identification number (CIN or HIN) is MPC. This MIC (MPC) stands for the company name Mainship Corp which is currently Out of Business. This boat manufacturer has other company names (MPC sometimes goes by these name(s) Luhrs, , , or ). This could happen if the US Coast Guard reissued the MIC to a new company after one went out of business.
This company (Mainship Corp) is owned by Jim Schuessler and is located at 255 Diesel Rd in St Augustine state of Fl. It manufactured this vessel and placed your HIN or CIN on the hull. The Parent Company for this boat maker is SILVERTON YACHT(STN)Mainship Corp has started making boats, yachts and other watercraft as of 12/9/1976 and went out of business on (1/1/1996) in the following country: USA.
The*Model Name is*34T*for this Mainship Corp. Feel free to suggest a correction:*
Make sure to compare the date of boat manufacturing with the dates in which the company was actually in business.
The US Coast guard provides this comment about this watercraft manufacturer: See Also (lhr) & (stn). Bsc 72 Update 911016; Formerly In Nj. Cg-5093 Mso Jac 920220 Mainship Corp Separate Corp Since Mid 80s As Per Ltr 4/92. 970422 Changed Poc Was Roger Yarborough. 990616 Company Is Not Out Of Business; In Feb 1996 Began Using Mic (mpt) Without Authorization. See Mic File Under Mpt For List Of Hins..
UsedHIN MPC00332M79I IsValid Yes
Is Valid MIC Yes
HIN Type ModelYear
Is State Issued No
Company Mainship Corp
Company Status Out of Business
Company Address St Auustine Fl 255 Diesel Rd
We did a search and no U.S. Official Documentation Number for MPC00332M79I was found at the USCG.
We searched the Official Transport Canada database and MPC00332M79I did not have a match.
More details at the*US Coast Guard.
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