I am wondering what the difference between a Commander 45 and a Commander 451 is. I think they might be built in different plants, and may use a bit different Hull numbering schema. Also the aft windows seem different in the 451, but am curious about any other differences.
Also, wondering if someone could help with my Hull #. CCF9D0250878 which seems to indicate a Aug, 1973 Built Commander Number 25 of 100 or so built. The problem I have is the USCG Abstract of Title indicates that it was built in 73 but was in different Marina, Marine inventories until Jan 1980. The USCG COD indicates that it is a 1978. Can anyone shed some light on that?
I have a 1980 45' Chris Craft Commander Model 451-8065F with a Hull Identification # CCF8065M79D .
According to the Chris Craft Pompano Plant Production Order Record the boat was shipped to RODI
Chris Craft in Florida on 11/30/1977. The boat is shown as a 1980 model according to the Certificate of Documentation.
The Mariner's Museum at 100 Museum Drive in Newport News, VA 23606 may be able to help you with more information.
Hart Harding / SCAMPI
Is the hull number stamped into the upper starboard corner of the transom? If so, please post a pic of it.