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Success! BFFSH481M82K is of the standard HIN type called Model-Year HIN. If you are buying this boat/craft then you should get the Boat-Alert History for 19.99$ from this certified boat history report provider.

BFF = Spectrum (Out of Business)
SH481 = Boat Serial Number
M = HIN format is Model-Year. Always has M at position nine (1972-1984)
82K = Production date June 1982

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The HIN or CIN you have entered meets the Model-Year HIN format. It might also be a type that contains the country code and thus the boat comes from USA or Other . The serial number of the HIN is SH481 and is set by the boat builder. This boat or vessel has a Certification Date of (1982) and a Model Year of 1982 with month of build (June) based on the formatting of your hull_identification_number (HIN) .

The manufacturer identification code (MIC) of your craft identification number (CIN or HIN) is BFF. This MIC (BFF) stands for the company name Spectrum which is currently Out of Business. This boat manufacturer has other company names (BFF sometimes goes by these name(s) Fisher, Northwood, , or ). This could happen if the US Coast Guard reissued the MIC to a new company after one went out of business.

This company (Spectrum) is owned by David Frey and is located at 201 Starcraft Drive Box 517 in Topeka state of In. It manufactured this vessel and placed your HIN or CIN on the hull. The Parent Company for this boat maker is TRACKER MARINE (BUJ) Spectrum has started making boats, yachts or other watercraft as of 1/26/1976 and went out of business on (5/6/1996) in the following country: USA.

The Model Name is uncertain for this Spectrum (BFFSH481M82K). But we have approximations: SEA HAWK or BIG FISHERMAN or sport12 or UNKNOW or 14 ft or 14 PRO FISH or Pro Fish or 16 PRO FISH 20T or ALUMINUM AND or SUPER HAWK.

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The US Coast guard provides this comment about this watercraft manufacturer: 1990 Name Change & Fishing Div Added. Building Utility V-bottom Fishing (welded) At This Location. Northwood Was Private Label Mfg 1991-1993. See (str) (bmd) & (fmc). Letter From Brunswick Dated May 20 1996; Brunswick Has Ceased Production At This Plant As Of May 6 1996. Plant Closed. See Also (fmc). Spectrum And Fisher Purchased By Tracker Marine..

UsedHINBFFSH481M82K
IsValidYes
IsValidMICYes
HINTypeModelYear
SerialNoSH481
Year1982
IsStateIssuedNo
CompanySpectrum
CompanyStatusOut of Business
CompanyAddressTopeka In 201 Starcraft Drive Box 517
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We did a search and no U.S. Official Documentation Number for BFFSH481M82K was found at the USCG.
We searched the Official Transport Canada database and BFFSH481M82K did not have a match.

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There are 0 boat Recalls for your Spectrum vessel:

Spectrum Boat Recalls for your HIN and MIC: 0.