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(BCM) WAS BARCUS MARINE, HOLLYWOOD, FL; OOB 5/76 082692 DELETED TYPE 11 BOATS. BAYCRAFT MARINE (OOV) 951002 OOB PER MSO LOS. 06/25/2012 BEST CHOICE MARINE IS A CANADIAN COMPANY THAT SHOULD NOT OF BEEN ISSUED THE US MIC BCM. THEY IMPORT DIRECTLY FROM CHINA TO US AND HAVE IMPORTED TWO VESSELS WITH THE US MIC BCM THAT WAS INCORRECTLY GRANTED TO THEM. ADVISED BCM THAT THE MIC WILL BE PLACED OUT OF BUSINESS/INACTIVE AND TO CONTACT CANADIAN AUTHORITIES TO APPLY FOR A CANADIAN MIC.
These are just some of the HINs we've seen when analyzing accident, registration and coast guard databases to try to determine if there is anything to worry about in the boat's history.