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Success! GDY5616AF101 is of the standard HIN type called Current-Format 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.

GDY = Godfrey Marine Company (In Business)
5616A = Boat Serial Number
F1 = Manufactured June 2001
01 = Model year 2001

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The HIN or CIN you have entered meets the Current-Format 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 5616A and is set by the boat builder. This boat or vessel has a Certification Date of (2001) and a Model Year of 2001 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 GDY. This MIC (GDY) stands for the company name Godfrey Marine Company which is currently In Business. This boat manufacturer has other company names (GDY sometimes goes by these name(s) Sanpan, Aqua Patio, Partikraft, or Hurricane). This could happen if the US Coast Guard reissued the MIC to a new company after one went out of business.

This company (Godfrey Marine Company) is owned by Chip Gerlach and is located at 4310 Middlebury Street in Elkhart state of In. It manufactured this vessel and placed your HIN or CIN on the hull. The Parent Company for this boat maker is HIGHWATER MARINE LLC () Godfrey Marine Company has started making boats, yachts or other watercraft as of 7/13/1972.

The Model Name is SW160 EXEC for this Godfrey Marine Company (GDY5616AF101).
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The US Coast guard provides this comment about this watercraft manufacturer: 081292 Corrected Street Address And Zip Code. Ltr Frm Mfg Dtd 2/22/95 Notify Of New Factory In Vinemont, Al. In Addition To Factory In Elkhart. 980615 New Address Per Magazine Ad; Was 22787 County Rd 14, Elkhart In. 04/19/2001 Update Per Rni, 05/10/2001. Godfrey Acquired Dynasty Boats (mji) In 2007, Which Are Being Built At The (gdy) Benton, Il Facility. Acquired Lowe Aluminum Boats. See Syr, Plr, And Mji 111405 Rab Added Other Company Names Also Dba Polar And Searyder In Addition. 080106: Previous Poc Van Kessler Replaced By Bill Erdman. 091409: Gdy,plr, Mji & Rnk Parent Company Now Nautic Global Group..

ModelNameSW160 EXEC
CompanyGodfrey Marine Company
CompanyStatusIn Business
CompanyAddressElkhart In 4310 Middlebury Street

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We did a search and no U.S. Official Documentation Number for GDY5616AF101 was found at the USCG.
We searched the Official Transport Canada database and GDY5616AF101 did not have a match.

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There are 6 boat Recalls for your Godfrey Marine Company vessel:

Godfrey Marine Company Boat Recalls for your HIN and MIC: 6.

1-godfrey Marine Company Has Recalled Gdy3957k708 (hin Or Cin) Due To Ventilation And Hull Id Number And This Boat Recall Is Closed. It Applied To 27 Boats From The 2007 Sd 2400 Model Boats. The Boat Recalls Applied On 12/30/2007 And Was Closed On With The Following Comment: Natural Ventilation System Suppy And Exhaust Openings Do Not Meet Size Requirement. 11 Character Hin. 1/28/08 Rec'd Dnr. 0/43 Corrected. Fp Issues 2 And 3 Addressed And Are In Compliance. 04/04/08 Rec'd Cur. 6/43 Corrected. Sent Overdue Cur Reminder Letter 10/17/08. 10/29/08 Rec'd Cur 16/27 Corrected. Cur Rec'd 1/29/09 16/27 Corrected. Recd Cur 4/27/09. Left Vm For Bill Erdman 8/18/09 Jdh. Recd Cur 8/20/09 30/43 Corrected Jdh. Campaign Closed Per Plc 9/1/09

2-godfrey Marine Company Has Recalled (hin Or Cin) Due To Fuel Fill Fitting Cracks And Fuel Fill Fitting Cracks And This Boat Recall Is Closed. It Applied To 979 Boats From The 1995 Various See Remarks Model Boats. The Boat Recalls Applied On 9/13/1995 And Was Closed On With The Following Comment: Models Fd196. Fd206 I/o. Fd206 Ob. Fd216. Fd226. Fd230 I/o & Ob. Fd236. Fd246 I/o & Ob. Sd176. Sd185. Sd2000. Sd205. Cur 2 Rcvd 10 Mar 96. Dnr And Cur 1 - Rjd. Cur 03 Rcvd 06/96. 09/13/1996 Cur 4 Rcvd.

3-godfrey Marine Company Has Recalled Gdyt6282j394 (hin Or Cin) Due To Label No Blower Warning And And This Boat Recall Is Closed. It Applied To 217 Boats From The 1994 20' And 23' Fun Deck Model Boats. The Boat Recalls Applied On 4/11/1994 And Was Closed On With The Following Comment: June 1, 1994: Godfrey Will Install Labels On New Models And Will Send Labels To Purchasers And Dealers With Instructions. Approximaetly 217 Boats Are Involved. Changed Status From Case To Campaign On 1 June 94 And Sent Out Dnr And Curs. July 8, First Dnr Received. 217 Boats Are Involved.

4-godfrey Marine Company Has Recalled Various (hin Or Cin) Due To Non Ign Protected Device And And This Boat Recall Is Closed. It Applied To 234 Boats From The 1994 All With Merc Sport 90 Model Boats. The Boat Recalls Applied On 9/2/1994 And Was Closed On With The Following Comment: Mercury Marine Shipped 234 Sport Jet 90 Engine Units Without Boots For The Starter Solenoid Positive Terminal. Called 9/30/94 Re Dnr Spoke W/dan Keasler. Called 4 Aug 95 Return Call From Manager Expected 14 Aug 95.

5-godfrey Marine Company Has Recalled (hin Or Cin) Due To Ventilation And And This Boat Recall Is Closed. It Applied To 64 Boats From The 2011 Ss 188 Io Model Boats. The Boat Recalls Applied On 10/7/2011 And Was Closed On With The Following Comment: Barrier Material Improperly Installed Resulting In Inadequate Ventilation Of The Machinery Space. Dnr Recieved By Mail 9/20/11 Eaj Cur 1 Recieved By Mail 11/10/11 Eaj E-mailed Bill Erdman Due To Past Due Submission Of Cur 2 3/26/12 Eaj Cur 2 Recieved 3/26/12 Eaj Cur 3 Recieved 7/27/12 - 20 Boats Repaired, 7 Without The Problem. Eaj 12/19/12 E-mailed Mark Kulling About Past Due Submission Of Cur 4. Eaj 1/2/13 Cur 4 Recieved 21 Of 64 Repaired 7 Without The Problem. Eaj 1/11/13 Updated Cur Recieved 47 Out Of 64 Repaired, 7 Without The Problem. 86% Now Complete Case Closed. Eaj

6-godfrey Marine Co Has Recalled Gdy37459i617 (hin Or Cin) Due To And And This Boat Recall Is Open. It Applied To 4047 Boats From The 2009-16 Ss 188 Ob, Sd 187 Ob Model Boats. The Boat Recalls Applied On 9/28/2017 And Was Closed On With The Following Comment: Flotation Test For Persons Capacity- Failed Stability Test (starboard)- Failed Stability Test (port)- Failed Mailed 10/5/17 W Dnr/cur- Cc 10/19/17 Rec Cert Ml Rec.-cc 111417 - Mnf Retested Corrected Boat Themselves. Will Schedule Repair In Rbtf And Retest In Rbtf To Confirm Compliance. Finalizing Dn Letters And Repair Procedures. 122217 - Mnf Subm Modified Plan To Add Flotation. Will Deliver Boat For Retest. Plc. 2/9/18 Mailed Passing Retest, Dnr/cur-cc 022718 - Mnf Will Retest At Their Facility Additional Foam To Ensure It Will Also Comply With The Upcoming S-30 Weights. 3/15/18 Rec Cert Mail Receipt-cc 040618 - Mnf Will Correct Boat In Rbtf For Retest. 061118 - Mnf Subm Dnl, But Language Needs Correction Before Mailing. No Dnr Yet. 061818 - Dnr Dnl Rcvd. Repair Kit Installs 4 Cu Ft Flotation Foam To Stbd And 2.5 Cu Ft To Port Stern Area. 040819 - Called Mnf To Info Their Duty For Cur. Mnf Subm Cur1: 695 Uc 082319 - Cur2, 855 Uc

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