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Stephen Knox, CMS

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Stephen Knox, AMS

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Stephen Knox, ASA

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Stephen Knox, CMI 


Knox Marine Surveyors & Consultants is a marine survey firm specializing in damage survey and investigation. The company has six surveyors in six offices:

Steve Knox, SAMS-AMS, NAMS-CMS, Richmond, Virginia

Bill Patterson, SAMS-AMS, Richmond, Virginia

Val Lippa, SAMS-AMS, Norfolk, Virginia

Doug Alling, SAMS-AMS, Charleston SC

Rick Milner, SAMS-AMS, Norfolk, Virginia

Dylan Bailey, SAMS-AMS, St. Augustine, FL

Our six surveyors have over one hundred sixty years combined marine experience, and sixty years combined surveying experience. Knox Marine provides damage survey services throughout Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Maryland. Knox marine also accepts large claim assignments anywhere in the country.

Steve Knox, the company president and principal surveyor, investigates boating accidents throughout the eastern United States. He also provides expert assistance in cases involving the construction or repair of pleasure boats, such as warranty claims. Steve, a long time marine surveyor, is a licensed Professional Engineer. He is one of about a dozen marine surveyors in the country certified as an Accredited Senior Appraiser. He was one of the first Certified Marine Investigators in the country.

For more than twenty years, the company has sponsored an annual Yacht Claims Conference. Click the button on the left for more information about the next conference. Knox Marine also provides in-house training for our insurance company clients on a variety of boat related topics.

Give us a call. If can’t provide exactly the right combination of skills for your claim/case, we will refer you to the right person – without charge.