Keith Marine, Palatka FL

(formerly Palatka Shipbuilders, now Newcastle Shipyards)

Most recent update: August 15, 2018.


This yard was started by Dick Keith in 1977, originally as Palatka Shipbuilders and later as Keith Marine.  In 2007 Keith Marine entered into an agreement with Newcastle Shipyards, an affiliate of Newcastle Yachts, to operate the facility jointly.  If anyone can fill any of the gaps in this table, please e-mail me at timcolton@aol.com.  See the shipyard from the air on Google here.

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Ship Type GT Ft. Delivery Disposition
Built by Palatka Shipbuilders
1 599703 Jan Bet   Fishing Vessel 140 68 1978 Now Larkin
2 613875 Miss Bettina   Fishing Vessel 143 73 1979 Later Capt Peabody, now Blue Harbor
3       Fishing Vessel     1979  
4 619641 Margaret Holley Karen Sue, Inc. Fishing Vessel 96 72 1980 Now Sandy Cay
5       Tug     1980  
6       Tug     1980  
7 635901 La Jaibita Gold Coast Shell Fishing Vessel 12 29 1981 Active
8 649244 W. P. Scott Mobro Marine Tug 54 40 1982 Active
9 669452 Leightstar Howard Leight Yacht 207 117 1984 Active
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11 673387 Debbie Sue Karen Sue, Inc. Fishing Vessel 154 73 1984 Active
12 663840 Heather Lynn Heather Lynn Fishing Vessel 174 76 1983 Active
13 910685 Entrepreneur Big Sky Marine Dinner Cruise Boat 98 106 1987 Later Abigail K, Entrepreneur II, now Miss Conduct (UK)
14   Nina Royal Caribbean Cruises Cruise Tender     1987  
15 694182 Christina   Recreational 79 60 1985 Later Miller High Life, Sarah Song,  H2O Therapy, now Fair Tide
16   Coco Cutter I Royal Caribbean Cruises Cruise Tender 131   1990  
17   Coco Cutter II Royal Caribbean Cruises Cruise Tender 131   1990  
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19 925155 Ariel Venture Cruises Passenger 96 64 1988 Active
20 943989 Betsy Ann   Betsy Ann Riverboat Dinner Cruise Boat 65 65 1989 Active
21 938122 Venezia   Dinner Cruise Boat 50 62 1988 Now The Boston Gondola
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24 950640 Pride of Oregon Maxson Manor Passenger 66 65 1989 Active
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Built by Keith Marine
27 988888 Contico of Cayman Contico Charters Yacht 292 122 Apr-93 Later Fortuna, Blue Star, now Contico
28   La Santa Maria Royal Caribbean Cruises Cruise Tender 120   Sep-91 Active
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30 991324 Nekton Pilot NP Leasing SWATH Dive Boat 96 75 Oct-94 Active
31   Ship-2-Shore Royal Caribbean Cruises Cruise Tender 119   1995  
                 
141 1073261 Princesa Princesa Partners Gambling Casino 97 170 Aug-98 Now Emerald Princess II
142 1081832 Caprice Sun Dream Yacht Charters Dinner Cruise Boat 76 95 May-99 Active
143   Pinta Royal Caribbean Cruises Cruise Tender     1999  
144 1093859 Polly-L Amelia Research & Recovery Treasure Recovery Boat 131 71 Mar-00 Active
145 1102705 Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat 97 95 2000 Now Cabernet Sauvignon Commodore
146   Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat 97 95 Oct-00 Now Galaxy Commodore
147 1124961 Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat 97 95 Mar-02 Later Kanan, now Aqua Azul
148 1131739 Endless Dreams Dream Cruises Dinner Cruise Boat 96 117 Oct-02 Active
149 1149123 Scorcey Elliott, Ralph D., III Trawler Yacht 74 62 Mar-03 Active
150 1157109  Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat  98 98 Feb-04 Later The Grand Floridian, now South Beach Lady
151 1165270  California Spirit Star & Crescent Boat Co. Charter Yacht  99 138 Jan-04 Active
152 1177694  Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat 98 95 Sep-05 Active
153 1189123  Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat 98 98 Aug-06 Now The Floridian Princess
Built by Newcastle Shipyards
1001 1189725 True North True North Charters Yacht 246 120 2007 Active
1002 1158035 Harbour Island PYC 5500 180' Megayacht 910   2011 Now Sovereign (CYM)
1003 1250021 Cortina Cortina Marine Yacht 296 95 2008 Now Madcap
1004   Safira Tyneside Yachts 129' Megayacht 425   2012 Active (CYM)
1005   Carson Carson Maritime 127' Megayacht 497   2015 Active (CYM)
1006   Ulucitcan Sagitta Yachts Yacht 640   2018 Completed in Genoa
1016 1258040 MB 2010 Mobro Marine Deck Barge 863 173 2015 Active
1018 1262979 MB 149 Mobro Marine Freight Barge 317 120 2015 Active
1020 1267258 MB 303 Mobro Marine Freight Barge 516 160 2016 Active
102 1276513  Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat 98 98 2017 Active