Sermons Boat Yard, Tarpon Springs FL

Most recent update: March 24, 2016.


Sermons Boat Yard was started in about 1961 by C. E. Sermons.  It closed in 1988 but was briefly resuscitated in the 1990s.  The yard was at 591 Island Avenue, the location of which is uncertain.  See the area from the air on Google here.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send your input to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Ft. Built

Disposition

9 288798 Vagabond Gary W. Roberts Fishing Vessel 11 36 1962 Inactive
  290721 Dixie Belle A P Bell Fish Co Fishing Vessel 24 43 1963 Active
  292977 Captree Star Richard Lapierre Passenger 37 59 1963 Now Lady Meghan Ryan
  297705 Michael T. Mark Koch Fishing Vessel 21 40 1965 Active
  504671 Botany Bay David R. Golding Passenger 38 54 1966 Active
  506855 100 Proof William F. Burk Passenger 29 43 1967 Active
  513192 Vessel of Honor Wilson L. Truma Fishing Vessel 27 40 1967 Later Lady Elizabeth
  513993 Kathryn J Leroy Whorton Fishing Vessel 99 66 1968 Inactive
  514415 Intrepid Venture Knutson Towboat Co Towing Vessel 99 70 1967 Later Kamaehu, now Centennial
14 515584 Undersea Hunter Perry Oceanographics Research Vsl 148 77 1968 Active (Israel)
29 519989 Bayou Butthead Orion Marine Const Towing Vessel 11 29 1969 Active
        Fishing Vessel 123 74 1969 Later Palm Accord, lost
  528283 Setubal   Fishing Vessel 123 74 1970 Later Palm Bounty, Julie D, Bon Chance, now Santa Ana (Guatemala)
32 528293 Capt Joe Four Joes Towing Co Towing Vessel 60 50 1970 Now Christina
541683 Liberty III  Dean Hardwoods Recreational 75 57 1971 Later Runaway, now Restless T
  588273 Baymaster Vessel Dog Hunter Llc Fishing Vessel 11 33 1977 Later Hustler, now Dog Hunter
5-77 588551 Network Kiet Thanh Le Fishing Vessel 11 34 1977 Active
  588908 Desiderata Vince C. Connor Fishing Vessel 9 31 1977 Now Net Result
11 591702 Elena Dawn Joseph A. Smith Fishing Vessel 10 34 1978 Now Misty Morning
  595937 Scorpio Bruce Bohlin Fishing Vessel 11 33 1978 Active
40 606499 Bunny Maid Marvin's Boat Repairs Llc Fishing Vessel 16 34 1979 Later Miss Kayla, now Miss Mo
  609624 Jackpot John D. Kuchma Passenger 27 41 1979 Now Daybreak III
51 611579 Dog House Loughridge Brothers Fishing Vessel 11 34 1979 Now Maranatha
  614260 Phyllis Marie Arthur S. Cannon Fishing Vessel 10 33 1979 Now Kelly Too
  617350 Mary Frances Russell Brisson Fishing Vessel 24 41 1979 Later Noname, now Fair Wind III
  622929 Sharon Leigh F/V Dreamcatcher Inc Fishing Vessel 21 50 1980 Now Nan Baldwin
  623117 C. Jack Snooper Fleet Inc Fishing Vessel 29 41 1980 Active
125 625461 Explorer Teresa Thompson Passenger 14 33 1980 Now Miss Kitty
1046 626378 Laura J Caleb Lins Inc Fishing Vessel 26 41 1980 Now Sharon Leigh
127 626509 Ramona James A. Folsom Fishing Vessel 11 33 1980 Later K-Lynn, now Bandito
1446 626651 Gala Marie Roman Wloch Fishing Vessel 27 43 1980 Later High Hopes II, now Warlock
197 636053 Lady Linda Bruce Pittman Fishing Vessel 10 34 1979 Later Donna B, now Sugar Britches
  684679 Elena C Florida Brine Shrimp Inc Fishing Vessel 11 33 1979 Now Bottom Timer
  924287 Zulma Manuel Perez Fishing Vessel 23 37 1979 Active
152 647534 Sarah B Miguel Llanes Fishing Vessel 32 47 1981 Later Deborah Lee, now Sea Dancer
188 641017 Dorothy W Robert L. Foster Fishing Vessel 14 33 1981 Now Ole Dude & Duchess
189 642573 Donna Jean Diane Turner Fishing Vessel 11 34 1981 Active
196 645659 Tom Cat II Mark Bryant Passenger 16 35 1982 Active
142 663342 Norvik III The M/V Falcon Llc Fishing Vessel 24 42 1983 Now Falcon
  664528 Donna Leigh Carey Griffith Fishing Vessel 22 42 1983 Active
542 671430 Shadowfax Bivalve Packing Co Inc Fishing Vessel 19 42 1984 Now Little Growler
942 674462 Silver Star Heriberto Ruiz Fishing Vessel 17 42 1984 Now Molly Marie
  677230 Raw Dawg Yogi Dawg Inc Fishing Vessel 17 42 1984 Active
1042 689158 Vengeance Keith Guindon Passenger 21 42 1984 Later Chelsea Ann, now Kathleen M
1242 670092 Sharon Jean Craig Anderson Fishing Vessel 20 42 1984 Active
1742 677613 Bustin Loose Katie's Seafood Charter Fishing Vessel 17 42 1984 Active
9213 970827 Restless Too Last Word Engineering Fishing Vessel 15 36 1984 Active
936 681877 Reel Bare Charles Harden Fishing Vessel 15 32 1985 Now Snook
628 683356 Capricorn Leslie M. Jeffery Recreational 6 29 1985 Now Sugar
2914 694426 Sleepless Knight Everett S. Rice Recreational 8 29 1985 Active
65 903722 Miss Moorings Steven Hair Passenger 10 36 1986 Later Uncludy Day, now Ye Ole Pirate
  909978 Coyote James O. Davis Fishing Vessel 13 42 1987 Now Bayou Belle
  934161 Merzania Bill Diamandis Fishing Vessel 11 37 1988 Now Miss Kayla
90 965470 Miss Julie Lynn William G. Caples Fishing Vessel 14 40 1990 Now Lauren Lynn
113 1034664 Sea Quest Carlos M. Moreira Fishing Vessel 13 32 1993 Now Horseplay
  1032211 Bette-G State of North Carolina Research 13 32 1995 Active
  1193690 Red Tide Rick D. Freeland Passenger 8 29 1995 Active
91 1040480 Bad Attitude M. Ryan Bliss Fishing Vessel 12 32 1996 Active
  1117261 Cangrejo Anthony T. Leon Fishing Vessel 11 32 2001 Active