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Old 03-06-2007, 03:11   #1
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About Hull Identification Numbers (HIN):
A typical hull identification number, or HIN, consists of 12 letters and numbers, as in ABC12345D404.

Here’s what the letters and numbers mean:

ABC: the U.S. Coast Guard-assigned Manufacturer Identification Code. The Coast Guard’s MIC database is online at Manufacturers Identification Code (MIC) Database

12345: the hull serial numbers assigned by the manufacturer, may be a combination of letters and numbers; the letters “I,” “O” and “Q” are excluded because they could be mistaken for numbers.

D: the month of certification or manufacture. Indicates the month in which construction began, with “A” being January and “L” being December. In our example, “D” means April.

4: the year of certification or manufacturer. Indicates the last digit of the year, in this case, 2004, the boat was built.

04: the boat’s model year.
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