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) 389-8516 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
1983
CATALINA
30'
TX-4591AS
CTYN3028M83D
7/13/2018
1/13/2019
Boat
1991
WELD CRAFT
16'
TX-3827FW
WKEE1333A191
7/13/2018
1/13/2019
Boat
1989
LOWE
10'
TX-6548FV
LWN18024I990
7/6/2018
1/6/2019
Boat
1991
BOMBARDIER
8'
TX-6332HB
ZZN04596E191
7/6/2018
1/6/2019
Boat
1995
YAMAHA
10'2''
TX-1921HW
YAMA3889L596
7/6/2018
1/6/2019
Boat
1973
POWERCAT
16'
TX-2324YP
25136
7/6/2018
1/6/2019
Boat
1971
STARCRAFT
20'
TX-7680DF
986972
6/27/2018
12/27/2018
Boat
1975
Polar Kraft
16'
TX-6712XZ
PLR41446M75L
6/29/2018
12/29/2018
Boat
1986
BAJA
19'
TX-8619CP
AGC19233J687
6/29/2018
12/29/2018
Motor
1986
JOHNSON
150 HP
TX-1455FM
R7497090
6/29/2018
12/29/2018
Motor
1974
MERCURY
50 HP
TX-7784CB
3820311
6/29/2018
12/29/2018
Boat
2011
LEGEND
20' 11''
TX-8685BN
LJE02046K112
6/13/2018
12/13/2018
Motor
2016
MERCURY
250 HP
2B125359
6/13/2018
12/13/2018
Boat
1977
MARIAH
31'
TX-3149WX
PCS310071177
6/13/2018
12/13/2018
Boat
1976
ERICSON
23'
TX-1936-CR
ERY23296M76C
6/6/2018
12/6/2018
Boat
1997
BOMBARDIER
18'
TX-7001-HW
ZZNR0532A797
5/30/2018
11/30/2018
Boat
1998
Playcraft
20'
TX-1442JD
PLF92879L899
5/30/2018
11/30/2018
Motor
1983
JOHNSON
70 HP
TX-6392BP
J5824231
5/30/2018
11/30/2018
Boat
1995
POWERQUEST
25' 7''
TX-1651HL
PPN25149C595
5/30/2018
11/30/2018
Boat
2005
SUNTRACKER
19' 7''
TX-9758AE
BUJ10319L506
5/30/2018
11/30/2018
Motor
2006
MERCURY
60 HP
TX-8279CM
1C012909
5/30/2018
11/30/2018
Boat
1982
BANGOR PUNTA
29'6''
TX-7659KF
CABV0062M82G
5/30/2018
11/30/2018
Boat
1967
CORONADO
25'
TX-4320BU
550
5/30/2018
11/30/2018
Boat
2007
SEADOO
15'
TX-1695BD
CEC13462E707
5/30/2018
11/30/2018
Boat
2015
TRACKER
17'
BUJ20476A515
5/22/2018
11/22/2018
Motor
2015
MERCURY
40 HP
1C288523
5/22/2018
11/22/2018
Boat
1996
CHAPARRAL
18'3"
FGB70122B696
5/22/2018
11/22/2018
Boat
2000
LARSON
20'6"
LAR62639J001
5/22/2018
11/22/2018
Boat
2002
KENNER
17'8
TX-9454JT
KENA14W1E202
5/14/2018
11/14/2018
Motor
2002
JOHNSON
90 HP
TX-4709ES
4985168
5/14/2018
11/14/2018
Boat
2001
BOMBARDIER
10'1"
TX-1269RA
ZZN13003C101
5/14/2018
11/14/2018
Boat
1997
LARSON
21'11"
TX-9579HX
LAR49996E798
5/14/2018
11/14/2018
Boat
1969
Islander
37'
1772
5/7/2018
11/7/2018
Boat
1986
INVADER
17'1"
TX-6478DR
MWK46831B686
5/7/2018
11/7/2018
Boat
1994
BEACHCOMBER
21'3"
TX-6655HK
NIC16900J495
5/7/2018
11/7/2018
Boat
1991
ANGLER
18'
TX-6821FU
ANGHR008F192
5/7/2018
11/7/2018
Motor
1992
Johnson
115 HP
G02651959
5/7/2018
11/7/2018
Boat
2014
FAREAST RIB 580
19'
TX-4870DD
SBB58B31K415
5/7/2018
11/7/2018
Motor
2014
YAMAHA
70 HP
TX-1293FK
6CJL1043873
5/7/2018
11/7/2018
Motor
2016
Mercury
250 HP
TX-2476FL
2B125359
4/30/2018
10/30/2018
Boat
1987
Arrow Glass
16'
TX-9055RB
GSY00888K788
4/30/2018
10/30/2018
Boat
1992
Procraft
18'1"
TX-2625FY
MPDT0711D292
4/30/2018
10/30/2018
Motor
1992
Mercury
150 HP
TX-9095DJ
OD165897
4/30/2018
10/30/2018
Motor
2010
Yamaha
90 HP
TX-3835CY
61PL1040884
4/30/2018
10/30/2018
Boat
2014
FAREAST RIB 580
19'
TX-4870DD
SBB58B31K415
4/30/2018
10/30/2018
Motor
2014
Yamaha
70 HP
TX-1293FK
6CJL1043873
4/30/2018
10/30/2018
Boat
1979
Duracraft
24'
TX-6670WJ
DUR17806M79A
4/25/2018
10/25/2018
Boat
1989
Bass Tracker
17'
TX-3050FL
BUJ55116B989
4/25/2018
10/25/2018
Boat
2002
Bomardier
10'8"
TX-4893JS
ZZN35719A202
4/16/2018
10/16/2018
Boat
2001
KAWASAKI
9'5"
TX-2379RA
KAW90302C101
4/16/2018
10/16/2018
Boat
1997
GLASTRON
17'1"
TX-7587HX
GLA10427G798
4/16/2018
10/16/2018
Boat
1987
SEASWIRL
17'4"
TX-2346FU
BRCY159DF787
4/16/2018
10/16/2018
Boat
1977
CHAPARRAL
16'
TX-3874YH
FGBC2079M77B
4/16/2018
10/16/2018
Motor
1978
Johnson
85 HP
J4758533
4/16/2018
10/16/2018
Boat
1976
Catalina
25'
1050
4/9/2018
10/9/2018
Boat
1992
Kawasaki
7'
TX-3887HA
KAW21954C292
4/9/2018
10/9/2018
Boat
2000
Yamaha
10'
TX-5993JN
4/9/2018
10/9/2018
Boat
1987
Chris Craft
32'4"
CCHEX053A787
4/2/2018
10/2/2018
Boat
1994
Grumman
17'
TX-4537-EY
OMCL225BE494
4/2/2018
10/2/2018
Motor
1994
Evinrude
50 HP
TX-7724DS
G03563112
4/2/2018
10/2/2018
Boat
2011
Sea Doo
11'8"
TX-8493-BK
YDV08051C111
4/2/2018
10/2/2018
Boat
2004
REINELL
18'
TX-5652AC
RNA01039F404
4/2/2018
10/2/2018
Boat
1977
Del Magic
16'
TX-5650CS
DFP035491176
4/2/2018
10/2/2018
Motor
1975
Evinrude
70 HP
TX-8377AS
J0001388
4/2/2018
10/2/2018
Motor
1994
Evinrude
150 HP
TX-9900-DZ
337548
3/26/2018
9/26/2018
Boat
1991
Deckboat
22'
TX-7814-FW
ANP05396I192
3/26/2018
9/26/2018
Boat
1993
Galaxie
22'
TX-5507-EW
GBWK1029D393
3/26/2018
9/26/2018
Boat
1976
Higgs Craft
16'
TX-8521-YF
HGG17009076M
3/26/2018
9/26/2018
Motor
1975
Chrysler
75 HP
TX-5652AC
14086
3/26/2018
9/26/2018
1988
Motor
Mercury
25 HP
TX-6148CR
OC152081
3/07/2018
9/07/2018
1979
Boat
Monark
15'
TX-3834WY
MAK859280778
3/07/2018
9/07/2018
1976
Boat
Dem Craft
15'
TX-4215YW
DCB02038M76B
3/07/2018
9/07/2018
1975
Motor
Johnson
70 HP
TX-3351AC
4292817
3/07/2018
9/07/2018
1979
Boat
Magnum
14'
TX-5407WW
MGM018430379
3/07/2018
9/07/2018
1975
Motor
EVINRUDE
70 HP
TX-2227BU
J0009418
3/07/2018
9/07/2018
1997
Boat
BOMBARDIER
14'6"
TX-5283KB
CECA1699C797
3/07/2018
9/07/2018
2000
Boat
BOMBARDIER
9'9"
TX-9014JK
ZZN13998B000
3/07/2018
9/07/2018
Boat
1985
Lowe
16'
TX-9273-DC
LWN05978B585
2/14/2018
8/14/2018
Motor
1976
Johnson
40 HP
J4521868
2/14/2018
8/14/2018
Boat
1986
ALUMACRAFT
14'
TX-4655-CY
ACBZ0102A686
2/14/2018
8/14/2018
Boat
1985
HUNTER
23'
TX-6648-DD
HUN23379I586
2/14/2018
8/14/2018
Boat
1980
MONARK
14"
TX-6717-CV
MAK992810580
2/14/2018
8/14/2018
Boat
1986
SUN RUNNER
26'
TX-9728-FP
XUE70707H687
2/14/2018
8/14/2018
Boat
1972
GLASTRON
14'
TX-6876-XE
1202710
2/14/2018
8/14/2018
Boat
2010
Sea Doo
11'6"
TX-7693-BE
YDV04158E010
2/7/2018
8/7/2018
Boat
1999
Mariah
18'
TX-2613-RA
MAB19319J900
2/7/2018
8/7/2018
Boat
1994
WELD CRAFT
14'
TX-4718-HE
WKGG3955A494
2/7/2018
8/7/2018
Boat
1994
BEACHCOMBER
24'
TX-5482-HM
NIC16870I495
2/7/2018
8/7/2018
Motor
1996
JOHNSON
112 HP
G03970106
2/7/2018
8/7/2018
Boat
1969
Traveler
14'
TXZ076871076
1/31/2018
7/31/2018
Boat
1986
Ranger
16'10"
TX-3609-DZ
RNG11123H586
1/31/2018
7/31/2018
Motor
1989
Johnson
150 HP
R08212709
1/31/2018
7/31/2018
Boat
1988
Bayliner
16'
TX-1492-JM
BVLF51FBD888
1/24/2018
7/24/2018
Motor
1988
Mercury Force
85 HP
4269
1/24/2018
7/24/2018
Motor
1991
Mercury
9.9 HP
0D052328
1/24/2018
7/24/2018

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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