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Abandoned Boats/Outboard Motors Listing

A request has been filed with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to title the following boat(s) or outboard motor(s) through the bonded title process for abandoned vessels and outboard motors. These items will be published for the time period listed (six months) before a title will be issued under the surety bond titling process, Section 31.0465 of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Code and Title 31, Part 2, Chapter 53, Subchapter F, Section 53.100 of the Texas Administrative Code.

To file a claim of ownership regarding any of the above referenced assets, call (512) 389-8420 or 1-800-262-8755 and fax documentation of ownership to (512) 389-4900, attention: Bonded Title Section. Before filing a claim, please note that any individual filing a claim of ownership must be prepared to assume the responsibility and cost to remove and relocate the boat or outboard motor within a reasonable time period.

BOAT or MOTOR
YEAR
MAKE
BOAT LENGTH or MOTOR HP
TX NUMBER
SERIAL NUMBER
DATE POSTED
DATE ELIGIBLE
TO TITLE
Boat
1977
Glastron
17' 0"
TX-1881-WV
GLA76437M77I
05/20/2015
11/20/2015
Motor
1986
Evinrude
110 hp
J1309523
05/20/2015
11/20/2015
Boat
1977
Gypsy
14' 0"
205
05/20/2015
11/20/2015
Motor
1971
Johnson
50 hp
E3464413
05/20/2015
11/20/2015
Boat
1998
Sea Ray
17' 10"
TX-1806-BC
SERR5922E898
05/20/2015
11/20/2015
Boat
1974
Chriscraft
25' 0"
TX-5413-XK
CCTJA9331274
05/20/2015
11/20/2015
Boat
1981
Alumacraft
15' 0"
TX-6873-HR
ACBC6216M81A
05/20/2015
11/20/2015
Boat
1986
Bombardier
8' 9"
TX-3872-KE
ZZNL2646E696
05/13/2015
11/13/2015
Boat
1986
Bayliner
16' 10"
TX-8792-KB
BLOB96CRI687
05/13/2015
11/13/2015
Motor
1986
Force
85 hp
3250
05/13/2015
11/13/2015
Boat
1900
Lone Star
14' 0"
TX-3830-XM
451267
05/13/2015
11/13/2015
Boat
1995
Roughneck
14' 0"
TX-4619-FB
OMCL1649K596
05/06/2015
11/06/2015
Motor
1996
Yamaha
25 hp
6L2S253621
05/06/2015
11/06/2015
Boat
1996
Polaris
9' 4"
TX-5189-HW
PLE09663B696
04/29/2015
10/29/2015
Boat
1972
Ouachita
14' 0"
TX-1747-DB
TXZ379010184
04/29/2015
10/29/2015
Boat
2001
Alumacraft
14' 0"
ACBD7496I102
04/22/2015
10/22/2015
Boat
1965
Ouachita
14' 0"
TX-1200-BZ
TXZ76449D999
04/22/2015
10/22/2015
Motor
1988
Johnson
15 hp
R6291477
04/22/2015
10/22/2015
Boat
1995
Skeeter
21' 0"
TX-7514-JL
STE1S288J596
04/08/2015
10/08/2015
Motor
1996
Mariner
200 hp
OG362134
04/08/2015
10/08/2015
Boat
1984
Bass TRacker
24' 0"
TX-5891-DD
BUJ28528M84H
03/04/2015
09/04/2015
Boat
1979
Chrysler
17' 0"
TX-4526-CV
CBC58952M79G
03/04/2015
09/04/2015
Motor
1979
Chrysler
140 hp
2526
03/04/2015
09/04/2015
Boat
1967
Starcraft
14' 0"
5653
03/18/2015
09/18/2015
Boat
1985
Astroglass
17' 6"
TX-5743-DL
MGIA2211I586
03/25/2015
09/25/2015
Boat
1989
Wellcraft
18' 6"
TX-5697-ER
WELT9509D989
03/25/2015
09/25/2015
Boat
1986
Bass Tracker
17' 0"
TX-5435-DZ
BUJ61890G687
03/25/2015
09/25/2015
Motor
1987
Mercury
45 hp
OB147997
03/25/2015
09/25/2015
Boat
1984
Ray Craft
17' 4"
SAG14809M84F
04/01/2015
10/01/2015
Boat
1984
Bass Tracker
24' 0"
TX-5891-DD
BUJ28528M84H
03/04/2015
09/04/2015
Boat
1979
Chrysler
17' 0"
TX-4526-CV
CBC58952M79G
03/04/2015
09/04/2015
Motor
1979
Chrysler
140 hp
2526
03/04/2015
09/04/2015
Boat
1990
Lowe
20' 0"
TX-4968-JC
LWN0805PH091
02/25/2015
08/25/2015
Boat
1986
Carver
36' 0"
TX-6235-AC
CDRT0085E686
02/25/2015
08/25/2015
Boat
1991
Alumacraft
12' 0"
TX-2537-EW
ACBB3201I192
02/25/2015
08/25/2015
Boat
1968
White
14' 0"
TX-7667-BN
2411
02/18/2015
08/18/2015
Motor
1968
Evinrude
40 hp
E02616
02/18/2015
08/18/2015
Boat
2001
Leisure - Bass Tender
11' 3"
TX-6074-JU
LLT40523G102
02/11/2015
08/11/2015
Boat
1994
Yamaha
9' 3"
TX-2767-HH
YAML6533B494
02/11/2015
08/11/2015
Boat
1975
Fisher
16' 0"
TX-3977-HX
FMC30662M75I
02/04/2015
08/04/2015
Boat
1985
Thunder Craft
16' 2"
TX-1049-DW
TCT20651D585
02/04/2015
08/04/2015
Boat
1987
J Boat

22' 0"

TSP20650B787
01/27/2015
07/27/2015
Boat
1996
Polaris
10' 0"
TX-2471-JA
PLE24436A696
01/21/2015
07/21/2015
Boat
1979
Galaxie
16' 0"
TX-9513-YE
GALVF159M79M
01/14/2015
07/14/2015
Boat
1978
Mirrorcraft
14' 0"
TX-2183-ZW
MRR55318M78A
01/14/2015
07/14/2015
Boat
1987
Wellcraft
22' 0"
TX-2264-ES
WELP3881I788
01/14/2015
07/14/2015
Boat
1999
Seadoo
8' 7"
TX-3495-JD
ZZN06221B999
01/07/2015
07/07/2015
Boat
2000
Bombardier
9' 5"
TX-8078-JM
ZZN50187C000
01/07/2015
07/07/2015
Boat
1994
Kawasaki
10' 0"
TX-5728-KF
KAW91751I495
01/07/2015
07/07/2015
Boat
2001
Bombardier
10' 1"
TX-1657-JU
ZZN10911K102
01/07/2015
07/07/2015
Boat
1997
Polaris
10' 0"
PLE02019L798
01/07/2015
07/07/2015
Boat
1980
Monark
16' 0"
TX-6455ZB
MAK968230280
01/07/2015
07/07/2015
Boat
2002
Alumacraft
12' 0"
ACBA3362E203
01/07/2015
07/07/2015
Boat
1998
Kawasaki
10' 2"
TX-2353-JD
KAW05296A898
01/07/2015
07/07/2015
Boat
1999
SeaDoo
9' 0"
TX-9057-JV
ZZN02669L900
12/17/2014
06/17/2015
Boat
2009
Mako
19' 2"
TX-7577-BD
BUJ49987E910
12/17/2014
06/17/2015
Motor
2008
Mercury
150 hp
1B736810
12/17/2014
06/17/2015
Boat
1990
Unknown-Jon Boat
8' 0"
8B16
12/17/2014
06/17/2015
Boat
1991
Bayliner

18' 8"

BL1M62CLI192
12/17/2014
06/17/2015
Boat
1986
Tracker Party Barge
24' 0"
TX-2149-DH
BUJ55315D686
12/03/2014
06/03/2015
Motor
1985
Force
50 hp
433532
12/03/2014
06/03/2015
Motor
1987
Force
50 hp
433532
12/03/2014
06/03/2015
Boat
2001
Sea Doo
10 ' 8"
TX-4444-JW
ZZN12121L102
12/03/2014
06/03/2015

General Information
Parks and Wildlife Code states:

Subchapter A, Section 31.003, Parks and Wildlife Code (definitions):

(17) "Abandoned vessel or outboard motor" means a vessel or outboard motor that has remained on private property without the consent of the owner or person in charge of the property for more than seven consecutive days.

Subchapter B-1, Chapter 31, Parks and Wildlife Code:
Sec. 31.0466. TITLE FOR ABANDONED VESSEL; BOND.
(a) A person may apply for a certificate of title for an abandoned vessel or outboard motor found on the person's property.
(b) The department may cancel the certificate for the abandoned vessel or outboard motor and issue a new certificate to the applicant if the applicant:
(1) executes and files a bond with the department:
(A) in the form prescribed by the department;
(B) issued by a person authorized to act as a surety business in this state;
(C) in an amount equal to 1-1/2 times the value of the abandoned vessel or outboard motor as determined by the department; and
(D) conditioned to indemnify all prior owners and lienholders and all subsequent purchasers of the abandoned vessel or outboard motor or persons who acquire a security interest in the vessel or outboard motor, and their successors in interest, against any expense, loss, or damage, including reasonable attorney's fees, resulting from:
(i) the issuance of the certificate of title for the abandoned vessel or outboard motor; or
(ii) a defect in or undisclosed security interest in the right, title, or interest of the applicant to or in the abandoned vessel or outboard motor;
(2) proves to the satisfaction of the department that:
(A) the abandoned vessel or outboard motor is not stolen;
(B) issuance of a certificate of title would not defraud the owner or a lienholder of the abandoned vessel or outboard motor;
(C) at least 30 days before the applicant applied for the certificate, the applicant contacted the applicant's local law enforcement agency through certified mail to report that the vessel or outboard motor is abandoned; and
(D) the local law enforcement agency has not taken the abandoned vessel or outboard motor into custody or informed the applicant of the agency's intent to take the abandoned vessel or outboard motor into custody; and
(3) posts notice of the certificate of title application in the manner and for a period of time designated by rule by the department.
(c) A person described by Subsection (b)(1)(D) has a right of action to recover on the bond for a breach of a condition of the bond described by Subsection (b)(1)(D). The aggregate liability of the surety to all persons may not exceed the amount of the bond.
(d) A bond filed under this section expires on the third anniversary of the date the bond became effective. The department shall return an expired bond to the person who filed the bond unless the department has been notified of a pending action to recover on the bond.
(e) On return of a bond under Subsection (d), the department shall issue a certificate of title to the person to whom the bond is returned.
(f) If an abandoned vessel or outboard motor is not claimed before the department issues a certificate of title under this section, the owner or lienholder waives all rights and interests in the abandoned vessel or outboard motor and consents to the cancellation of the certificate for the abandoned vessel or outboard motor.
(g) The applicant for the certificate of title for the abandoned vessel or outboard motor takes title free and clear of all liens and claims of ownership.
(h) In addition to the situation described by Subsection (b)(2), the commission by rule may define acceptable situations in which certificates of title may be issued after the filing of a bond under this section.
(i) This section does not apply to a vessel or outboard motor that is subject to a contract or lien under Chapter 59 or 70, Property Code.

 


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