Marine Surveys by Frigate Marine Surveyors, Lloyd E. Griffin, III, SAMS® AMS®, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA Frigate Marine Surveyors,
Atlantic Beach, Beaufort, Morehead City, Outer Banks, Wilmington areas of North Carolina, USA
Serving the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic South Atlantic and Gulf Coasts


Lloyd E. Griffin, III, SAMS® AMS®, NAMS® CMS
Principal Marine Surveyor

Yachts & Small Craft, Tug & Barge
Certified Infrared Thermographer
Cell: 252-333-6105
legriffin111@gmail.com


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Frigate Marine Surveys Lloyd Griffin, Marine Surveyor

Lloyd Griffin, Marine Surveyor Lloyd Griffin, III started Frigate Marine Services in March 2008 after 35 years of working in the marine repair and construction industry. His work experience prepared him to be a knowledgeable marine surveyor in the diverse field of marine surveying. He uses these past experiences everyday to provide his customers with the confidence they have hired the right surveyor.

**In August 2016, Lloyd became the NAMS Central Atlantic Regional Vice President representing the Central Atlantic Region from Pennsylvania to South Carolina.

He is a graduate of the Chapman School of Seamanship for Yacht and Small Craft Surveying.

He is an Accredited Marine Surveyor with the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors and a Certified Marine Surveyor with the National Association of Marine Surveyors.

As a full time marine surveyor, Frigate Marine Services performs Yacht and Small Craft surveys for Pre-purchase, Condition and Value, Insurance Renewals, Damage Claims, Bank Appraisals, Liquidation Appraisals, Expert Witness, Insurance Mediation and Project Management for New Construction and Refits, Audio Gauging and Thermal Imaging Services.

Also, Frigate Marine Services performs Commercial Marine Surveys: Drafting Barges, Loading and Unloading Barges, Tug and Barge Condition and Value, On and Off Hire Barge Surveys, Trip and Tow, Suitability for Tow, Fishing Vessel, Dredge Appraisal and Marina Construction.

Lloyd has worked as an expert witness representing lawyers, boat manufacturers and boat owners. He has also been a third party referee in a dispute between surveyors differing opinions

Lloyd�s experience in the marine industry has come from personally working in the shipyards and boatyards throughout his career.

Lloyd�s continuing education is current and up to date.

The NAMS and SAMS meetings have provided him with a network of NAMS and SAMS surveyors who share the same ethics, goals and standards of this industry.

Lloyd travels daily throughout Eastern NC and VA as well as to Maryland, Delaware, Texas, South Carolina, Florida and New York.

He has also traveled Internationally to Brisbane, Australia and Hamilton, Bermuda on assignments.

Lloyd handled 300 assignments working claims after Hurricane Sandy along the New Jersey shore.

In the spring of 2014, Lloyd added a FLIR E 60 to his tool bag and started a new company Coastal Thermal Imaging to provide a value added service to his Frigate Marine Services marine surveying practice.

In the Spring of 2015, Lloyd added a Cygnus MK 6+ to his tool bag to perform Audio Gauging of metal vessels.

In July 2016, Lloyd added Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki and Evinrude diagnostics software for outboard inspections.


Yacht and Small Craft:
  • Pre-purchase,
  • Condition and Value,
  • Outboard Engine Diagnostics,
  • Insurance Policy Renewals,
  • Insurance Damage Claims,
  • IRS Appraisals,
  • Liquidation Appraisals,
  • Expert Witness,
  • Insurance Mediation,
  • Project Management for New Construction and Refits,
  • Marina Inspections
  • Export Surveys.
Commercial:
  • Pre-purchase,
  • Condition and Value,
  • Drafting Barges,
  • Tug and Barge Inspection,
  • "On and Off" Hire Barge,
  • Trip and Trip,
  • Loading Barges,
  • Fishing Vessel,
  • Dredge Appraisal,
  • Marina Construction,
  • Cargo inspection,
  • Container inspection.
Service Areas:

Virginia: Deltaville, Gloucester, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Richmond, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Yorktown.

Frigare Marine Surveys North Carolina: Atlantic Beach, Bath, Beaufort, Belhaven, Charlotte, Columbia, Currituck, Edenton, Elizabeth City, Greensboro, Hampstead, Harkers Island, Hatteras, Jacksonville, Manteo, Morehead City, Nags Head, New Bern, Oriental, Raleigh, Sneads Ferry, Swansboro, Washington, Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Southport, Wanchese.

Maryland: Annapolis, Baltimore, Cambridge, Deale, Oxford, Solomons Island.

South Carolina: Charleston, Georgetown, Mrytle Beach .

Washington DC.

Please use the links on the left to find out more about us and what we can do for you.

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