Keith Marine, Palatka FL

(formerly Palatka Shipbuilders, now Newcastle Shipyards)

Most recent update: July 16, 2017.


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 Delivery Disposition
Built by Palatka Shipbuilders
1 599703 Jan Bet   Fishing Vessel 140 1978 Now Larkin
2 613875 Miss Bettina   Fishing Vessel 143 1979 Now Capt Peabody
3       Fishing Vessel   1979  
4 619641 Margaret Holley Karen Sue, Inc. Fishing Vessel 96 1980 Now Sandy Cay
5       Tug   1980  
6       Tug   1980  
7 635901 La Jaibita Gold Coast Shell Fishing Vessel 12 1981 Active
8 649244 W. P. Scott Mobro Marine Tug 54 1982 Active
9 669452 Leightstar Howard Leight Yacht 207 1984 Active
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11 673387 Debbie Sue Karen Sue, Inc. Fishing Vessel 154 1984 Active
12 663840 Heather Lynn Heather Lynn Fishing Vessel 174 1983 Active
13     Prestige Yachts Dinner Cruise Boat 98 1987 Now Abigail K
14   Nina Royal Caribbean Cruises Cruise Tender   1987  
15 694182 Christina   Recreational 79 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 1988 Active
20 943989 Betsy Ann   Betsy Ann Riverboat Dinner Cruise Boat 65 1989 Active
21 938122 Venezia   Dinner Cruise Boat 50 1988 Now The Boston Gondola
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23              
24 950640 Pride of Oregon Maxson Manor Passenger 66 1989 Active
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Built by Keith Marine
27 988888 Contico of Cayman Contico Charters 147' Megayacht 292 Apr-93 Later Fortuna, Blue Star, now Contico
28   La Santa Maria Royal Caribbean Cruises Cruise Tender 120 Sep-91 Active
29              
30 991324 Nekton Pilot NP Leasing SWATH Dive Boat 96 Oct-94 Active
31   Ship-2-Shore Royal Caribbean Cruises Cruise Tender 119 1995  
               
141 1073261 Princesa Princesa Partners Gambling Casino 97 Aug-98 Now Emerald Princess II
142 1081832 Caprice Sun Dream Yacht Charters Dinner Cruise Boat 76 May-99 Active
143   Pinta Royal Caribbean Cruises Cruise Tender   1999  
144 1093859 Polly-L Amelia Research & Recovery Treasure Recovery Boat 131 Mar-00 Active
145 1102705 Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat 97 2000 Now Cabernet Sauvignon Commodore
146   Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat 97 Oct-00 Now Galaxy Commodore
147 1124961 Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat 97 Mar-02 Later Kanan, now Aqua Azul
148 1131739 Endless Dreams Dream Cruises Dinner Cruise Boat 96 Oct-02 Active
149 1149123 Scorcey Elliott, Ralph D., III Trawler Yacht 74 Mar-03 Active
150 1157109  Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat  98 Feb-04 Later The Grand Floridian, now South Beach Lady
151 1165270  California Spirit Star & Crescent Boat Co. Charter Yacht  99 Jan-04 Active
152 1177694  Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat 98 Sep-05 Active
153 1189123  Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat 98 Aug-06 Now The Floridian Princess
Built by Newcastle Shipyards
1001 1189725 True North True North Charters 137' Megayacht 246 2007 Active
1003 1250021 Madcap Henry L. Hillman 95' Megayacht 296 2008 Active
8745058 Cortina   114' Megayacht 299 2009 Active
9670456 Safira   129' Megayacht 425 2012 Active
1158035 Harbour Island   180' Megayacht 910 2011 Active
1016 1258040 MB 2010 Mobro Marine 173' Deck Barge 863 2016 Active
102 1276513  Sir Winston Winston Knauss Dinner Cruise Boat 98 Apr-17 Active