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post #7 of Old 02-25-2009
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State of New Jersey - Motor Vehicle Commission

It sounds like a past owner lost or mislaid the MCO (Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin) which is the initial "title" document that accompanies a new motor vehicle. I don't know if the USCG retains it during documentation.

I'd suspect NJ DMV is very much like NY DMV. Unless you are at an office which handles a lot of boats, the folks working there have absolutely NO idea how to handle the paperwork on them. It pays to use an office where they handle boats every day.
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