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Confused About Boat Name Lookup? You Don't Have to Be
Maritime Documentation Center 10/17/19
There’s a boat you have your eye on. After you search for it online, you might think you’ve found some good, detailed information. Of course, you’d like to believe it, but since you just found it on the internet, it might not be accurate. The owner is very helpful, but you aren’t 100% sure you can trust them either, as

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Better Access to the Coast Guard Boat Registration Database
Maritime Documentation Center 10/15/19
The Coast Guard boat registration database is specifically designed to keep track of registered vessels. It has quite a bit of information on vessels that are registered, which can come in handy when you’re researching a vessel you’ve had your eye on or even if you’re just curious about what’s out there. However, as great as this database is in

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Getting a Certificate of Documentation Without Being Certifiable
Maritime Documentation Center 10/13/19
If you’re like so many other vessel owners, then you probably have a procedure for when you start your vessel up. You may have a checklist you go through in order to make sure that everything is in working order before you set out on the water. Your vessel documentation works in a similar fashion. Like everything, it begins with

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Why Would Someone Want USCG National Vessel Documentation?
Maritime Documentation Center 10/10/19
“Is all of this USCG national vessel documentation really necessary?” Vessel owners everywhere have asked themselves this question for many years. That question is often asked while poring over some form, trying to figure out the right way to complete it. It’s true: even the correct form of vessel documentation doesn’t make a ship more buoyant or physically power a

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Should You do a Coast Guard Lookup?
Maritime Documentation Center 10/07/19
That boat you saw for sale online looked spectacular to you. It had everything you have been dreaming about in a pleasure craft, with all the space you want, the engine, the amenities, and more, and even the price seemed like it would fit right into what you had budgeted for a purchase. Of course, you will want to make

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Finding Where to Perform a Vessel Registry Search
Maritime Documentation Center 10/05/19
The more you know about anything you are going to buy, the better consumer you are going to be and the happier you will be with your final decision. This rings true whether you are buying produce at the grocery store, ordering a shirt online, choosing a new mechanic for your car, or doing something like buying a sizeable recreational

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

CASE PROCESSING REPORT AS OF NOVEMBER 08 2019

  • COMMERCIAL FISH INITIAL - 08NOV19
  • COMMERCIAL FISH (EXCHANGE, RETURN TO DOC, REINSTATEMENT, REPLACEMENT) - 30OCT19
  • COMMERCIAL INITIAL - 06NOV19
  • COMMERCIAL (EXCHANGE, RETURN TO DOC, REINSTATEMENT, REPLACEMENT) - 07NOV19
  • RECREATIONAL INITIAL - 23JUL19
  • RECREATIONAL (EXCHANGE, RETURN TO DOC, REINSTATEMENT, REPLACEMENT) - 22JUL19
  • MORTGAGES & RELATED INSTRUMENTS - 03DEC18
  • NOTICE OF CLAIM OF LIENS - 12SEP18
  • SATISFACTIONS - 28OCT18
  • DELETIONS WITH FEES - 04NOV19
  • CERTIFICATES OF OWNERSHIP - 08NOV19
  • RESEARCH (INCLUDING COMPLEX) - 07NOV19
  • ABSTRACT PROCESSING (INCLUDING ABSTRACT PENDING REVIEW) - 07NOV19
  • RENEWALS (INCLUDING WITH CHANGES) - 07NOV19
  • THE NVDC WEEKLY CASE PROCESSING REPORT IS A GENERAL GUIDE ONLY.  THE DATES LISTED ABOVE ARE THE APPROXIMATE FILING DATES FOR PAPERWORK CURRENTLY BEING PROCESSED FOR THAT PARTICULAR WORK CATEGORY.
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