Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 29-08-2006, 05:37   #1
cruiser

Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 4,525
Found - 52' Ferrocement Boat - FL

Hey Everyone,

I just found out about a boat that was found in FL on the Gulf coast in the marshes. I'm going to post some information about the boat here. If anyone knows of a friend who had a ferrocement boat and lost it to one of the hurricanes, their baby is still alive!!

Here is the info on the boat. You can contact me directly to verify the identity of the boat if you are the owner or know the owner. I'm going to keep some info secret, so the real owner can positively ID the boat before I put him/her in touch with the person who found it.

The Hailing Port is St. Petersberg, Fla.
Lenght :52'
Hull Depth: 7'
Hull Breath: 17'
Gross tonnage: 38
Net tonnage: 30
The Docs expired Oct. 31, 2005.


If you are the owner of this vessel, please provide me with the name of the builder, as it appears on your USCG documentation. If you can match it, I'll put you in touch with the person who has recovered your vessel.
__________________

__________________
ssullivan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-08-2006, 07:35   #2
֍֎֍֎֍֎֍֎֍֎

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 13,037
Sean, why the mystery?
You should be able to go online at http://www.st.nmfs.gov/st1/commercia...g_vessel2.html
and generate the name of the owner of record, or get contact information from there.

Nice salvage claim: "Hi, I found a 52' boat!" <G> Unless those swamps are protected wetland$, ouch.
__________________

__________________
hellosailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-08-2006, 18:47   #3
cruiser

Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 4,525
The mystery is because I didn't find it. I have the information through someone else who did find it. I thought I'd put it up here in case anyone somehow through this forum might know the rightful owner.

The owner is listed (name only), but other details such as address, etc... are missing.

I wanted to put this out there before the person who has found the vessel goes and contacts the insurance company or whatever... just to be kind.
__________________
ssullivan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2006, 08:51   #4
Registered User

Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Alabama Gulf Coast & Alaska
Boat: Jeanneau SO37-37ft.-Sun Dog
Posts: 139
It could belong to Bubba Whartz

Hi Sean,
Just noticed your inquiry. Could it belong to Bubba Whartz? He lives in the Tampa Bay area, I believe if what I read in "Southwinds" and "Lattitudes and Attitudes" is correct. Morgan Steinmetz is someone who would know if Bubba lost his ferrocement boat or not. Good luck in your quest.
__________________
Joe
S/V Sun Dog
37' Jeanneau
alaskadog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2010, 23:56   #5
Registered User
 
category4jay's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Arizona...for now :)
Boat: 50' Cat (someday) ok maybe 45' Cat
Posts: 418
Images: 6
so what happened here??
__________________
Pura Vida on the Horizon
category4jay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2010, 16:52   #6
Senior Cruiser
 
FSMike's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bahamas/Florida
Boat: Solaris Sunstar 36' catamaran
Posts: 2,654
Images: 5
Bubba sold what was left of his boat for a 12 pack.


I know it's an old thread but I couldn't help myself.
__________________

__________________
Sail Fast Live Slow
FSMike is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
ferro

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Found Boat, but Can't Get to it to Look - Help! supershooter Dollars & Cents 16 06-10-2009 14:47
I Think I Found It - My First Boat! kcmarcet General Sailing Forum 32 04-08-2009 12:18
I found a project boat ugly duckling Construction, Maintenance & Refit 17 27-02-2009 18:21
i found a boat arrr Karletto Dollars & Cents 0 23-08-2008 16:11
I think I found my boat...now what? Colorado Dreamer General Sailing Forum 13 26-12-2007 19:33



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 20:10.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.