Merritt's Boat & Engine Works, Pompano Beach FL

Most recent update: January 31, 2019.


Merritt's Boat & Engine Works, Inc., was founded by Franklin and Ennis Merritt in 1948 and is now owned and operated by the third generation of the family.  Visit them at www.merrittboat.com and see the yard from the air on Google here.  And if anyone can fill any of the gaps in this table, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Ft. Built Disposition
1 285934 Seahub III Herbert F. Myers Fishing 11 33 1957 Later Cuttyhunker, Miss BelAir, Tantalizer, The First, Cheese Cake
2 286924 Ocean Fancy   Fishing 11 33 1958 Now First Choice
3 276422 Caliban Bill Carpenter Fishing 11 35 1958 Later Striper, Melterni, Sweat, Chips, Hooked II, Papa, Billy B, Big Bad John, Merrittime, now Black Betty
4 278638 Val Jean Richard Horvath Fishing 11 35 1959 Later Chevy Won, Patricia, now Do Stay
5 280634 Windsong Tore Hembe Fishing 11 35 1960 Later Barbara Jo, Caracal, Compass Rose, Cheetah, Mistress, Thunder, Sportin' Life, Sassy Lady, Old Lady, Friendship, Leilani, now Benchmark
6 283725 Joan E Ralph Rau Fishing 11 35 1960 Later Wildcatter, Infiniti, now Annali
7 284725 Timid Tuna Dale Schaefer Fishing 11 35 1961 Later Drummond, Dorothy D, Lady B, Easy Rider, Miltwon, Amanda, Lady Jane, Edith Ann, GAF VII, Ansley Ruth, now Wings
8 286170 Tuna Teaser Art Appleton Fishing 11 35 1961 Later Born Free, Sachem, Seaquirt, now Release
9 287912 Caliban Bill Carpenter Fishing 11 35 1962 Later Chunda, now Sangria I
10 294956 Finest Kind Dorothea Dean Fishing 11 35 1962 Later Nefertiti, Ballyhoo, My Way, Jingo, High Roller, Princess Claudia, Live Wire, Cookie Monster, Jolly Roger, now Bulldog
11 293145 Sunny Bunch ? Irwin Fishing 11 35 1963 Later Ole, Sea Hub, Recipe, Maverick, now Northern Lights
12 294956 Alligator Jack Rounick Fishing 11 35 1964 Now Finest Kind
13 298425 Hopalong Fletch Creamer Fishing 22 40 1965 Now Huntress
14 503211 Windsong Tore Hembe Fishing 11 35 1966 Later No Problem, now Hoolili
15 507428 Sandra D San Evert Fishing 11 35 1967 Later Echoes, Caliban, Cadence, CBM, Rowdy, now Andiamo
16 512186 Decoy Richard Freydberg Fishing 11 35 1967 Later Jane Ann, Sea Angler, Renegade, Wild Orange, now Lady
17 514085 Caliban Alan Merritt Fishing 22 42 1968 Later Xiphias, Cats Meow, Sweet Sadie, now Finest Kind
18 520624 Caliban II Buddy Merritt Fishing 22 42 1969 Later Quail, CMC, Marauder, Live Wire, Chris Lane, now Picaflor
19 538469 Caliban III Frank Merritt Fishing 22 42 1971 Later Cosa, Sea Otter, Stood Up, now Patients
20 547715 Jane S George Scheigert Fishing 22 42 1971 Later Infinity, Sachem, Jody Lynn, Head Hunter, Celia P, Fishing for Him, Soul Trolling, now Necee J
21 558462 Sansouri Chris Weld Fishing 22 42 1974 Later Buddy Boy, Nany, now Cuzz
22 555908 Fighting Lady Dinny Phipps Fishing 22 42 1974 Later Prowess, now Fighting Lady
23 567182 No Problem Jo Jo del Guercia Fishing 22 42 1975 Later Cafi, now Big Wednesday
24 571432 Cinco W Pat Welder Fishing 22 42 1976 Later Sheria III, Sydney H, now Lil Liz
25 572858 Snee Kee Peet Pete Benoit Fishing 22 42 1976 Later Bootlegger, Motivation, Memsab, Pescadora, now SeaJeannie
26 580128 Belama Newt Belcher Fishing 22 42 1977 Later Mickey Fin, Rookie IV, now Mistress
27 604991 Fighting Lady Dinny Phipps Fishing 22 42 1979 Later Anhinga, Talley VII, Five Star, now Strong Persuader
28 607319 Craigearn John Meyer Fishing 31 43 1978 Later L & H, Sassy Lady, Piquel, now Sea Boots
29 590691 Lisa   Recreational 59 54 1977 Later Slip a Way, Coral Lady, Jody Lynne, Patriot, Old School, now Orion
30 590073 Nancy Ann   Recreational 59 54 1977 Later Adam's Folly, Salemwolf, now Lagniappe
31 601042 Kila Kila   Recreational 59 53 1978 Active
32 616326 22 Karat   Recreational 40 46 1979 Later Sachem, Slipaway, Alcyone, White Cap, Strike II, now Tall Cotton
33 660304 Bootlegger   Recreational 20 54 1983 Later Apple Pie & Coffee, Bullwinkle, Another Girl, Hoss, Sonrisa, now Fish Tale
34 643079 R & R   Recreational 52 55 1981 Later Buddy Boy, Disisit, Hide Out, J.A.C.S., Tsunami, now Wrapped Up
35 1093220 Renegade   Recreational 34 46 1982 Later Snapshot, Tuna Bird, now Laura Marie
36 640632 Tall Cotton   Recreational 34 46 1981 Later Full Count, Cookie Monster, Gracious, Mollie Whopper, now Nemesis II
37 653989 Dream Girl   Passenger 42 49 1982 Now Rebound
38 646216 Cookie Too Murray Brothers Recreational 22 42 1982 Later Tracker, Sneaky Pete II, now Jackpot
39 653233 Reel Love   Recreational 44 46 1982 Later Devil's Advocate, now El Jefe
40 661942 Pretty Patti   Recreational  31 45 1983 Later Jody Lynne, Sachem, now Soul Trollin
41 687483 Wayward   Recreational 31 45 1985 Active
42 676384 Billy B The McDaniel Fndn. Research 28 46 1984 Later Blue Goose, now Goose
43 689014 Kimberly   Recreational 31 45 1985 Later Slipaway, Nadine, now Jizzie
44 909609 Mongoose High Plains Capital Recreational 33 45 1986 Active
45 909559 My Lyn   Recreational 57 59 1987 Later Melissa, LC, Hullbilly, now Ship's Cafe
46 930863 Tyson's Pride   Recreational 30 62 1988 Later Sea-D, Buddy Boy, Melissa, now Heartache
47 922290 Ambush   Recreational 41 47 1987 Later Slip A Way, Magic Touch, Hull Billy, Ambush, Caliban, now Necee J
48 941549 Teddy Bear   Recreational  16 46 1989 Now Tropic King
49 938240 Whistler   Recreational 31 62 1989 Later Nimbus, Juro, Adam's Folly, Wybulu, now Wychmere
50 971593 Sea Hawke   Recreational  35 62 1990 Later R & R, now Saranita
51 976000 Can't Touch Dis   Recreational  28 63 1991 Later Silky, Coral Lady, Turn the Page, now Be Cooley
52 977963 Blondie Kai South LLC Recreational  38 64 1991 Active
53 990699 Missguided   Recreational 40 65 1993 Later Reel Tight, Won Buy Land, Toad, now Ann Marie
54 999597 Alacran   Recreational 44 65 1993 Active
55 1022328 Fishin' Daze   Recreational 44 69 1994 Now Nimbus
56 1031752 Tyson's Pride Tyson Foods Recreational 96 65 1995 Later Terminella's Pride, Snooter, now Coemotion
57 1040103 Can't Touch Dis   Recreational 57 75 1996 Later Fine Lines, Bodacious, Hullbilly, now Real Janie
58 1044133 Lisa D. H. Braman, Jr. Recreational 60 59 1996 Later Committed, now Labelle
59 1062580 Precise   Recreational 77 78 1998 Later Miss Checkers, now Clam Digger
60 1050272 Mimi Pima Ventures Llc Recreational 59 58 1997 Later Christina, Pima II, Renaissance, now Pursuit
61 1051642 My Bree   Recreational  55 54  1997  Later My Lynn, now Christina
62 1056048 Sea-D Carl Doverspike Recreational 59 58 1997 Active
63 1065297 Pisces IV   Recreational 59 58 1998 Later Breck Girl, Jacs, El Chupacabra, now Family Time
64 1074936 Leslie Anne   Recreational 59 58 1998 Active
65 1078708 Scalp 'Em   Recreational   17 33 1998  Now Alli Cat
66 1135559 Black Out James B. Black, Jr. Recreational 60 58 1998 Now Sweet Thing
67 1085213 Business Stinks   Recreational 59 58 1999 Later Grander, now Weez In The Keys
 68? 1092528 Christina William Entenmann Recreational 88 76 2000 Now Badonkadonk
69 1089951 Offshore Lady   Recreational 59 58 1999 Later My Lynn, H T Hook, now Ohhh Boy!
70 1093862 My Lynn   Recreational 59 58 2000 Later Cutnail, Sapo, Parranda, now El Jefe
71 1112535 Reel Tight Resort Time Shares Recreational 87 75 2001 Active
72 1103540 Mimi Harbor Rock Llc Recreational 59 58 2000 Later Never Say Never, now Caliban
73 1127331 Promise Conception I Charters Recreational 96 72 2002 Later Stepho, now In Flight
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76 1266807 Lady Columbo   Recreational   98 80 2002 Later Reel Money, now Hullbilly
77 1141435 Bree   Recreational 96 72 2003 Later Owls Nest,  Georgie Girl, now Mystic Lee
78 1145145 Pisces IV Pisces IV Inc Recreational 96 72 2003 Active
79 1150001 Dauntless Frank A. Crowley, III Recreational 96 72 2004 Now Watashee
80 1154230 E T   Recreational 96 72 2004 Now Business Stinks
81 St. V. Day Money   Recreational   89 2004 Active
82 1168358 E T Bigeye Inc Recreational 87 75 2005 Now Speculator
83 1240904 Impulse   Recreational 85 74  2006  Now El Chupacabra
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85 1195117 Bree Randal L. Ringhaver Recreational 95 72 2007 Now Scooter
86 1200878 Reel Wheels Sunset Investors Llc Recreational 85 74 2007 Active
87 1234882 Panacea   Recreational 93 72 2007 Now Captivator
88 1209694 Seraphim Carl H. Lindner, III Recreational 85 74 2008 Active
89 1211815 Offshore Lady Offshore Lady Llc Recreational 95 72 2008 Active
90 1232075 Brier Patch Hillhouse Management Recreational 95 72 2008 Active
91 1219932 Owls Nest Owl's Nest Llc Recreational 96 72 2009 Active
92 1235359 My Love Lalis Holding Recreational 95 72 2011 Active
93 1251268 Oasis Early Haven LLC Recreational 59 58 2014 Active
94 1234292 Destiny Blackhawk Yachting Recreational 182 80 2011 Active
95 1232271 Dauntless The Janice Crowley Trust Recreational 182 80 2011 Active
96 1249870 III Amigos  Marine 86 LLC Recreational 171  86 2013 Active
97 1253452 Kristina Goodrich Sea Tptn. Inc. Recreational 171 80 2014 Active
98 1242977 My Lynn Michael R. Snyder Recreational 98 68 2012 Active
99 1261090 Caryali Caryali Merritt LLC Recreational 95 72 2015 Active
100 1266436 Flyer   Recreational 106 77 2016 Active
101 1274921 Bree   Recreational 114 77 2016 Active
102 1276178 Never Say Never Never Say Never Holdings Recreational 95 72 2017 Active
103 1276858 Reel Tight R T S I Invc. Recreational 95 72 2017 Active
104                
105 1288066 Owl's Nest   Recreational 95 77 2018 Active