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North American Marine, Inc. (Division of Luther Corp.)

Warsaw, Indiana


Bob Meyer moved North American Marine & Manufacturing from Rockford, Illinois to Warsaw, Indiana in 1954 and continued there until 1959 (Warsaw Times-Union, Jul. 3, 2003). North American Marine was bought by Whitehouse Boat Company of Fort Worth, Texas in 1959 (see model listings below).


Earlier in 1956, the North American or American Boats were branded as Admiral Boats.


North American Boat Corp. of 3338 S.W. 2nd Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, Florida might be a related or entirely separate company. It likely started operations in 1963 (See trademark registration and model information).


From at least 1965 to 1970, North American Boats were made by Central Standard Industries of Warsaw, Indiana. For at least 1971, the North American Boats made in Indiana were branded "Royal American" and produced by R.P. Applications of Warsaw, Indiana. See the Model Information section below:


Model Information


1958 Information


1959 Information


1964 Information


Trademark Registration


North American Boats in Use


Royal American Boats in Use


Owner's Group Website


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