Merritt Boat, Pompano Beach FL

Most recent update: February 9, 2017.


Merritt 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 Miss BelAir   Fishing 11 33 1958 Now Tantalizer
2 286924 Ocean Fancy   Fishing 11 33 1958 Now First Choice
3 276422 Caliban   Fishing 11 35 1958 Later Merrittime, now Black Betty
4 278638 Val Jean Richard Horvath Fishing 11 35 1959 Now Do Stay
5 280634 Windsong Tore Hembe Fishing 11 35 1960 Later Friendship, now Benchmark
6 283725 Joan E Ralph Rau Fishing 11 35 1960 Now Annali
7 284725 Timid Tuna Dale Schaefer Fishing 11 35 1961 Later Sea Hammock Three, now Wings
8 Tuna Teaser Art Appleton Fishing 11 35 1961 Now Release
9 Caliban Bill Carpenter Fishing 11 35 1962 Now Sangria I
10 294956 Finest Kind Dorothea Dean Fishing 11 35 1962 Now Bulldog
11 293145 Sunny Bunch ? Irwin Fishing 11 35 1963 Now Northern Lights
12 Alligator Jack Rounick Fishing 11 35 1964 Now Finest Kind
13 298425 Hopalong Fletch Creamer Fishing 22 40 1965 Now Huntress
14 Windsong Tore Hembe Fishing 11 35 1966 Now Hoolili
503211 No Problem   Passenger 11 35 1966 Active
15 Sandra D San Evert Fishing 11 35 1967 Now Rowdy
16 512186 Decoy Richard Freydberg Fishing 11 35 1967 Now Lady
17 514085 Caliban Alan Merritt Fishing 22 42 1968 Later Finest Kind, now Cats Meow
18 520624 Caliban II Buddy Merritt Fishing 22 42 1969 Now Picaflor
19 Caliban III Frank Merritt Fishing 22 42 1971  
20 Jane S George Scheigert Fishing 22 42 1971  
538469 Cosa Stephen W. Naeve Recreational 22 42 1972 Later Sea Otter, Stood Up, now Patients
547715 No Problem   Recreational 25 42 1973 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 Prowess Dinny Phipps Fishing 22 42 1974 Now Fighting Lady
23 567182 No Problem Jo Jo del Guercia Fishing 22 42 1975 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 Now SeaJeannie
575504 Caliban   Recreational 23 48 1976 Active
579157 Grander   Recreational 17 34 1975 Active
26 580128 Belama Newt Belcher Fishing 22 42 1977 Now Mistress
27 604991 Fighting Lady Dinny Phipps Fishing 22 42 1979 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 Now Patriot
30? 590073 Lagniappe Lagniappe Fisheries Recreational 59 54 1977 Active
31 601042 Kila Kila   Recreational 59 53 1978 Active
612057 Miss Vanessa   Fishing 27 41 1979 Active
32 616326 22 Karat   Recreational 40 46 1979 Later Strike II, now Tall Cotton
618472 El Wicho   Fishing 26 41 1979 Active
33 660304 Bootlegger   Recreational 20 54 1983 Now Fish Tale
34 643079 R & R   Recreational 52 55 1981 Later 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 Now Mollie Whopper
37 653989 Dream Girl   Passenger 42 49 1982 Now Rebound
38 646216 Cookie Too Murray Brothers Recreational 22 42 1982 Now Jackpot
39 653233 Reel Love   Recreational 44 46 1982 Now El Jefe
40 661942 Sachem   Recreational  31 45 1983 Now Soul Trollin
41 687483 Wayward   Recreational 31 45 1985 Active
42 676384 Billy B The McDaniel Fndn. Research 28 46 1984 Now Goose
43 689014 Kimberly   Recreational 31 45 1985 Now Jizzie
44 909609 Mongoose High Plains Capital Recreational 33 45 1986 Active
45 909559 My Lynn   Recreational 57 59 1987 Now Ship's Cafe
46 930863 Melissa   Recreational 30 62 1988 Active
47 922290 Slip A Way   Recreational 41 47 1987 Now Caliban
48 941549 Tropic King   Recreational  16 46 1989 Active
49 938240 Juro Lwi Inc Recreational 31 62 1989 Later Adam's Folly, now Wybulu
50 971593 Saranita   Recreational  35 62 1990 Active
51 976000 Turn the Page   Recreational  28 63 1991 Now Be Cooley
52              
53 990699 Missguided   Recreational 40 65 1993 Now Toad
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 Now Coemotion
57 1040103 Can't Touch Dis   Recreational 57 75 1996 Now Real Janie
58 1044133 Lisa D. H. Braman, Jr. Fishing 60 59 1996 Now Committed
59 1062580 Precise   Recreational 77 78 1998 Now Clam Digger
60 1050272 Pima II Pima Ventures Llc Recreational 59 58 1997 Now Pursuit
61 1051642 Christina   Recreational  55 54  1997  Active
62 1056048 Sea-D Carl Doverspike Fishing 59 58 1997 Active
63 1065297 Pisces IV   Recreational 59 58 1998 Later El Chupacabra, now Family Time
64 1074936 Leslie Anne   Recreational 59 58 1998  
65 1078708 Alli Cat   Recreational   17 33 1998   
66 1135559 Black Out James B. Black, Jr. Recreational 60 58 1998 Now Sweet Thing
67 1085217 Business Stinks   Recreational 59 58 1999 Now Weez In The Keys
 68? 1092528 Christina William Entenmann Recreational 88 76 2000 Now Badonkadonk
69 1089951 Offshore Lady   Recreational 59 58 1999 Now H T Hook
70 1093862 Cutnail   Recreational 59 58 2000 Later 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 Now Never Say Never
73 1127331 Promise Conception I Charters Recreational 96 72 2002 Now In Flight
74              
75 Sweet Thing Keith Beaty Recreational   59 58 2002 Active
76              
77 1141435 Bree   Recreational 96 72 2003 Now Georgie Girl
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 Business Stinks     96 72 2004 Active 
81              
82 1168358 E T Bigeye Inc Recreational 87 75 2005 Now Speculator
83 1240904 El Chupacabra El Chupacabra LLC  Recreational 85 74    Active 
84              
85 1195117 Bree Randal L. Ringhaver Recreational 95 72 2007 Active
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   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   Recreational 98 68 2012 Active
99 1261090 Caryali Caryali Merritt LLC Recreational 95 72 2015 Active