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Charleston Naval Shipyard, Charleston SC

Most recent update: December 11, 2011.


Charleston Naval Shipyard was established in 1901 and closed in 1996.  The big docks were leased to Detyens Shipyards, which still operates them.  Visit Detyens here and see the shipyard from the air on Google here.

Type # Original Name Type Tons Delivered Disposition
YA 29   Ash Lighter 30 1910 Destroyed 1947
YM 9   Dredge   1913 To MARAD 1948
    Pee Dee Snag Boat   1913  
    Wateree Snag Boat   1913  
YC 294   Open Lighter 170 1914 Later YR 21
YC 295   Open Lighter 170 1914 Later YFN 253
YC 296   Open Lighter 170 1916 Later YPD 18
YSD 1   Seaplane Derrick   1916 Ex-Floating Derrick No. 28
    Brunswick Tender   1916  
YFB 10 Wave Ferry   31-Aug-16  
AT 17 Wando  Tug 575 3-Apr-17 Later YT 123 1936, then YTB 123, struck 1946
SC 106   Sub Chaser   31-Dec-17 Sold 1921
SC 107   Sub Chaser   19-Jan-18 Sold 1921
SC 108   Sub Chaser   12-Feb-18 To USA 1919
SC 109   Sub Chaser   12-Feb-18 Sold 1921
SC 110   Sub Chaser   30-Mar-18 Sold 1921
SC 111   Sub Chaser   30-Mar-18 Sold 1921
SC 112   Sub Chaser   22-Apr-18 Sold 1921
SC 113   Sub Chaser   3-May-18 Sold 1921
YT 46   Tug 215 29-Apr-19 Sold in the 1920s
YT 47   Tug 215 24-Apr-19 Sold in the 1920s
YC 534   Coal Barge 170 1919  
YC 535   Coal Barge 170 12-Nov-19  
YE 31   Ammo Barge   21-May-19  
PG 21 Asheville Gunboat 1,575 6-Jul-20 Sunk by Japanese gunfire south of Java 1942
PG 22 Tulsa Gunboat 1,575 3-Dec-23 Renamed Tacloban 1944, scrapped 1948
DD 135 Tillman Destroyer 1,090 30-Apr-21 To Britain 1940 as HMS Wells (I 95), scrapped 1946
YO 40   Fuel Barge   10-Dec-28  
YO 43   Fuel Barge   10-Dec-28  
YG 13   Garbage Barge 45 29-Aug-29  
YG 14   Garbage Barge 45 29-Aug-29 Later YGN 14, disposed of 1947
YSD 10   Seaplane Derrick 240 1933  
YSD 12   Seaplane Derrick 240 1933  
YSD 13   Seaplane Derrick 240 1933 Scrapped 1994
YSD 16   Seaplane Derrick 240 1933  
WYT 86 Calumet Tug 290 3-Dec-34 Sold 1968
WYT 88 Navesink Tug 290 5-Jan-35 Sold 1970
WYT 89 Tuckahoe Tug 290 30-Jan-35 Donated 1969
PG 51 Charleston Gunboat 2,000 8-Jul-36 To Mass. Maritime Academy 1948
WPG 31 Bibb Gunboat 2,750 10-Mar-37 Scuttled 1987
YT 129 Osceola  Tug 222 1-Jun-38 Later YTM 129, scrapped 1973 
YT 131 Massasoit Tug 222 1939 Later YTM 131, scrapped 1973
YT 132   Tug 222 1938 Later YTM 132, to France 1944 as Monette
YT 141 Heekon Tug 325 22-Mar-40 Sold 1963 as Philip Steers, later Catherine McAllister, now Muheet
YT 143   Tug 70 1940 Later YTL 143, to France 1945 as Pinson, condemned 1957
YT 144   Tug 70 1940 Later YTL 144, sold as Rodney J. Casho 1966, Capt. Connor 1998
YCF 13   Car Float 174 1940 Disposed of 1946
DD 407 Sterett Destroyer 1,500 15-Aug-39 Scrapped 1948
DD 418 Roe Destroyer 1,620 5-Jan-40 Sold 1947
DD 427 Hilary P. Jones Destroyer 1,620 6-Sep-40 To Taiwan 1954 as Han Yan (DD 15)
DD 435 Grayson Destroyer 1,620 14-Feb-41 Scrapped 1972
DD 443 Swanson Destroyer 1,620 29-May-41 Scrapped 1972
DD 444 Ingraham Destroyer 1,620 17-Jul-41 Sunk in collision off Nova Scotia 1942
DD 463 Corry Destroyer 1,620 18-Dec-41 Sunk by mine off Utah Beach 1944
DD 464 Hobson Destroyer 1,620 22-Jan-42 DMS 26; sunk 1952
DD 640 Beatty Destroyer 1,620 7-May-42 Sunk by German aircraft off Algeria 1943
DD 641 Tillman Destroyer 1,620 4-Jun-42 Scrapped 1972
DD 477 Pringle Destroyer 2,050 15-Sep-42 Sunk by kamikaze off Okinawa 1945
DD 478 Stanly Destroyer 2,050 15-Oct-42 Scrapped 1971
DD 479 Stevens Destroyer 2,050 1-Feb-43 Scrapped 1973
DD 587 Bell Destroyer 2,050 4-Mar-43 Sunk as target 1975
DD 588 Burns Destroyer 2,050 3-Apr-43 Sunk as target 1974
DD 589 Izard Destroyer 2,050 15-May-43 Scrapped 1970
DD 590 Paul Hamilton Destroyer 2,050 25-Oct-43 Scrapped 1970
DD 591 Twiggs Destroyer 2,050 4-Nov-43 Sunk by Japanese aircraft off Okinawa 1945
DD 649 Albert W. Grant Destroyer 2,050 24-Nov-43 Scrapped 1972
DD 665 Bryant Destroyer 2,050 4-Dec-43 Sunk as target 1969
LST 353 No Name Landing Ship, Tank 1,625 27-Nov-42 CTL 1944 in Pearl Harbor
LST 354 No Name Landing Ship, Tank 1,625 27-Nov-42 Scrapped 1948
LST 355 No Name Landing Ship, Tank 1,625 22-Dec-42 Sold for scrap 1948 but may be in China
YSD 21   Seaplane Derrick 240 1941 Sold 1975
YSD 28   Seaplane Derrick 240 1941  
YSD 33   Seaplane Derrick 240 1943 Scrapped 1974
YSD 34   Seaplane Derrick 240 1943 Scrapped 1979
YSD 59   Seaplane Derrick 240 1943  
LST 356 Bledsoe County Landing Ship 1,625 22-Dec-42 To Indonesia 1970 as Teluk Tomini (L 508), scrapped 2011
LST 357 No Name Landing Ship 1,625 8-Feb-43 Scrapped 1947
LST 358 No Name Landing Ship 1,625 8-Feb-43 To Britain, scrapped 1947
LST 359 No Name Landing Ship, 1,625 9-Feb-43 Lost 1944 off Gibraltar
LST 360 No Name Landing Ship 1,625 9-Feb-43 To Britain, scrapped 1947
DE 199 Manning Destroyer Escort 1,400 1-Oct-43 Scrapped 1969
DE 200 Neuendorf Destroyer Escort 1,400 18-Oct-43 Sunk as target 1967
DE 201 James E. Craig Destroyer Escort 1,400 1-Nov-43 Sunk as target 1969
DE 202 Eichenberger Destroyer Escort 1,400 17-Nov-43 Scrapped 1973
DE 203 Thomason Destroyer Escort 1,400 10-Dec-43 Scrapped 1969
DE 204 Jordan Destroyer Escort 1,400 17-Dec-43 Scrapped 1947
DE 205 Newman Destroyer Escort 1,400 26-Nov-43 APD 59, scrapped 1966
DE 206 Liddle Destroyer Escort 1,400 6-Dec-43 APD 60, scrapped 1968
DE 207 Kephart Destroyer Escort 1,400 7-Jan-44 APD 61, to Korea as Kyong Puk 1967, struck 1985
DE 208 Cofer Destroyer Escort 1,400 19-Jan-44 APD 62, scrapped 1968
DE 209 Lloyd Destroyer Escort 1,400 11-Feb-44 APD 63, scrapped 1968
DE 210 Otter Destroyer Escort 1,400 21-Feb-44 Sunk as target 1970
DE 211 Joseph C. Hubbard Destroyer Escort 1,400 6-Mar-44 APD 53, scrapped 1968
DE 212 Hayter Destroyer Escort 1,400 16-Mar-44 APD 80, to Korea as Jon Nam 1967, struck 1986
DE 213 William T. Powell Destroyer Escort 1,400 28-Mar-44 Scrapped 1966
DE 230 Chaffee Destroyer Escort 1,400 9-May-44 Scrapped 1948
DE 231 Hodges Destroyer Escort 1,400 27-May-44 Scrapped 1973
DE 232 Kinzer Destroyer Escort 1,400 1-Nov-44 APD 91, to Taiwan as Yu Shan 1965, active
DE 233 Register Destroyer Escort 1,400 11-Jan-45 APD 92, to Taiwan as Tai Shan 1966, struck 1991
DE 234 Brock Destroyer Escort 1,400 9-Feb-45 APD 93, to Colombia as power barge 1962
DE 235 John Q. Roberts Destroyer Escort 1,400 8-Mar-45 APD 94, scrapped 1961
DE 236 William M. Hobby Destroyer Escort 1,400 4-Apr-45 APD 95, to Korea as Chi Ju 1967, struck 1989
DE 237 Ray K. Edwards Destroyer Escort 1,400 11-Jun-45 APD 96, scrapped 1961
DE 281 Arthur L. Bristol Destroyer Escort 1,400 25-Jun-45 APD 97, scrapped 1965
DE 282 Truxton Destroyer Escort 1,400 9-Jul-45 APD 98, to Taiwan as Fu Shan 1966, active
DE 283 Upham Destroyer Escort 1,400 23-Jul-45 APD 99, to Colombia as power barge 1962
DE 284 Vogelgesang Destroyer Escort 1,400   Cancelled 1944
DE 285 Weeks Destroyer Escort 1,400   Cancelled 1944
DE 960-995   Destroyer Escort 1,400   Cancelled 1943
LSM 126   Landing Ship 520 28-Apr-44 Sold to A. G. Schoonmaker 1946 for scrapping
LSM 127   Landing Ship 520 28-Apr-44 Sold to Southeastern Pipeline 1948
LSM 128   Landing Ship 520 13-May-44 Sold to Margaret A. Turner 1948
LSM 129   Landing Ship, 520 13-May-44 Sold to Platzer BW 1947
LSM 130   Landing Ship 520 20-May-44 Sold to National Metal 1946 for scrapping
LSM 131   Landing Ship 520 20-May-44 Sold to Hughes Bros. 1947, converted to barge
LSM 132   Landing Ship 520 22-May-44 Sold to L. Chenman 1948
LSM 133   Landing Ship 520 22-May-44 Sold to Eliseo Vila 1948
LSM 134   Landing Ship, 520 31-May-44 Sold 1947, converted to barge ABCO Tampa
LSM 135   Landing Ship 520 31-May-44 Sunk off Okinawa 25-May-45
LSM 136   Landing Ship 520 30-May-44 Sold to National Metal 1946 for scrapping
LSM 137   Landing Ship 520 30-May-44 Sunk by typhoon in Buckner Bay 9-Oct-45
LSM 138   Landing Ship 520 10-Jun-44 Sold to JeffBoat 1947
LSM 139   Landing Ship, 520 10-Jun-44 Sold to Dica Inc. 1948
LSM 140   Landing Ship 520 22-Jun-44 Sold to Harbour Towing 1948
LSM 141   Landing Ship 520 22-Jun-44 Sold to National Metal 1946 for scrapping
LSM 142   Landing Ship 520 30-Jun-44 Scuttled off Guam 14-Sep-46
LSM 143   Landing Ship 520 30-Jun-44 Sold to Elliott Chemical 1947
LSM 144   Landing Ship, 520 12-Jun-44 Sold to J. D. Achapiro 1946
LSM 145   Landing Ship 520 12-Jun-44 Sold to J. C. Berkwit Co. 1947, converted to barge
LSM 146   Landing Ship 520 17-Jun-44 To China 1948
LSM 147   Landing Ship 520 17-Jun-44 To China 1948
LSM 148   Landing Ship 520 8-Jul-44 Sold to Ming Sung Industrial 1946
LSM 149   Landing Ship, 520 8-Jul-44 Wrecked at  Sansapur, New Guinea, 15-Apr-45
LSM 150   Landing Ship 520 15-Jul-44 Sold to Mech. Eqpmt. Co. 1946
LSM 151   Landing Ship 520 16-Jul-44 Scuttled off Guam 31-Mar-47
LSM 152   Landing Ship 520 22-Jul-44 Sold to Georgia Marine Salvage 1947
LSM 153   Landing Ship 520 22-Jul-44 To China 1946, seized by PRC 1949
LSM 154   Landing Ship, 520 22-Jul-44 To China 1948
LSM 155   Landing Ship 520 26-Jul-44 To China 1946, to Taiwan 1949 as Mei Cheng (LSM-649)
LSM 156   Landing Ship 520 8-Aug-44 Sold to Georgia Marine 1947 for scrapping
LSM 157   Landing Ship 520 8-Aug-44 To China 1946, to Taiwan 1949 as Mei Lo, sunk 1958 off Qemoy I.
LSM 158   Landing Ship 520 31-Jul-44 Sold to G. Martinez 1948
LSM 159   Landing Ship, 520 31-Jul-44 To China 1948
LSM 160   Landing Ship 520 16-Aug-44 Sold to Ship Supply Corp. 1958, converted to barge
LSM 161   Landing Ship 520 16-Aug-44 Named Kodiak 1959, struck 1965, sold to Tien Hsin Hong 1972 for scrapping
LSM 162   Landing Ship 520 22-Aug-44 Sold to Martinolich SB 1948
LSM 163   Landing Ship 520 22-Aug-44 Sold to New Orleans Shipwrecking 1948
LSM 164   Landing Ship, 520 26-Aug-44 Sold to A. G. Schoonmaker 1946 for scrapping
LSM 165   Landing Ship 520 26-Aug-44 Struck 1947
LSM 166   Landing Ship 520 31-Aug-44 Sold to Mechanical Eqpmt. 1947, converted to barge
LSM 167   Landing Ship 520 31-Aug-44 Sold to Foss 1958, converted to barge
LSM 168   Landing Ship 520 7-Sep-44 Sold to Hugo Neu 1958, converted to barge
LSM 169   Landing Ship, 520 7-Sep-44 Struck a mine off Mariveles 15-Feb-45, scuttled off Subic Bay 1946
LSM 170   Landing Ship 520 14-Sep-44 Sold to LSS Marine 1946
LSM 171   Landing Ship 520 14-Sep-44 Scuttled off Subic Bay 1948
LSM 172   Landing Ship 520 20-Sep-44 Sold to Paul P. Noyes 1948
LSM 173   Landing Ship 520 20-Sep-44 Sold to Charles Zubik 1947
LSM 174   Landing Ship, 520 25-Sep-44 Sold to C. T. Smith 1948
LSM 175   Landing Ship 520 25-Sep-44 To Vietnam 1961 as Huong Giang (HQ-404), to the Philippines 1975 as Batanes (LP-65), scrapped 1985
LSM 176   Landing Ship 520 30-Sep-44 Sold to A. G. Schoonmaker 1946 for scrapping
LSM 177   Landing Ship 520 30-Sep-44 Sold to Platzer BW 1947
LSM 178   Landing Ship 520 5-Oct-44 Sold to J. & S. Chotin 1947
LSM 179   Landing Ship, 520 5-Oct-44 Sold to Ben Bendixson 1948
LSM 180   Landing Ship 520 10-Oct-44 Sold to Dravo 1947
LSM 181   Landing Ship 520 10-Oct-44 Sold to Mechanical Eqpmt. 1947, converted to barge
LSM 182   Landing Ship 520 14-Oct-44 Sold to Bauer-Smith Dredging 1947
LSM 183   Landing Ship 520 14-Oct-44 Sold to C. B. Cruso 1947
LSM 184   Landing Ship, 520 20-Oct-44 Sold to New Orleans Shipwrecking 1948
LSM 185   Landing Ship 520 20-Oct-44 Sold to Basalt Rock Co. 1948
LSM 186   Landing Ship 520 25-Oct-44 Sold to Basalt Rock Co. 1948
LSM 187   Landing Ship 520 25-Oct-44 Sold to Capitol Salvage 1947, Jacques Gravel 1948, to Canadian Dredge 1960, scrapped 1977
LSM(R) 188   Landing Ship 520 15-Nov-44 Sold to National Metal 1948, for scrapping
LSM(R) 189   Landing Ship, 520 15-Nov-44 Sold to National Metal 1948, for scrapping
LSM(R) 190   Landing Ship 520 23-Nov-44 Sunk off Okinawa 4-May-45
LSM(R) 191   Landing Ship 520 21-Nov-44 Sold to R. J. McCallum 1948, converted to barge
LSM(R) 192   Landing Ship 520 21-Nov-44 Sold to Maritime Transport & Trading 1948, scrapped 1963
LSM(R) 193   Landing Ship 520 21-Nov-44 Sold to R. J. McCallum 1948, converted to barge
LSM(R) 194   Landing Ship, 520 21-Nov-44 Sunk off Okinawa 4-May-45
LSM(R) 195   Landing Ship 520 21-Nov-44 Sunk off Okinawa 4-May-45
LSM(R) 196   Landing Ship 520 8-Dec-44 Sold to A. G. Schoonmaker 1947 for scrapping
LSM(R) 197   Landing Ship 520 8-Dec-44 Sold to Robert W. Erbacher 1948
LSM(R) 198   Landing Ship 520 12-Dec-44 Sold to National Metal 1948, for scrapping
LSM(R) 199   Landing Ship, 520 12-Dec-44 Sold to Maritime Transport & Trading 1948
LSM 200   Landing Ship 520 11-Dec-44 Sold to Paul E. McDaniel 1958
LSM 295   Landing Ship 520 11-Dec-44 To Chile 1947 as Aspirante Isaza, scrapped 1971
LSM 296   Landing Ship 520 18-Dec-44 Sold to Schnitzer Steel 1960 for scrapping
LSM 297   Landing Ship 520 18-Dec-44 Sold to Western Contracting 1958, converted to barge
LSM 298   Landing Ship, 520 26-Dec-44 Sold to Hatch & Kirk 1960
LSM 299   Landing Ship 520 26-Dec-44 Sold, converted to barge
LSM 300   Landing Ship 520 1-Jan-45 Sold to Kent Line 1958
LSM 301   Landing Ship 520 1-Jan-45 To Greece 1953 as Aktion (N-04), MMC 6 1960, scrapped 2000
LSM 302   Landing Ship 520 6-Jan-45 Sold to T. & H. Jordan 1947
LSM 303   Landing Ship, 520 6-Jan-45 To Greece 1953 as Amvrakia (N-05), MMC 7 1960, scrapped 2002
LSM 304   Landing Ship 520 11-Jan-45 Sold to Alfredo Lizano 1958
LSM 305   Landing Ship 520 11-Jan-45 Sold to Paul E. McDaniel 1958, converted to barge
LSM 306   Landing Ship 520 16-Jan-45 Sold to Al Epstein 1958
LSM 307   Landing Ship 520 16-Jan-45 Sold to Mechanical Eqpmt. 1947
LSM 308   Landing Ship, 520 22-Jan-45 To China 1946
LSM 309   Landing Ship 520 22-Jan-45 Sold to Norfolk, Baltimore Line 1958
LSM 389   Landing Ship 520 31-Jan-45 Sold to Fleet Storage 1958
LSM 390   Landing Ship 520 31-Jan-45 To Denmark 1954 as Beskytteren (N-60), MMC 8 1960, returned and sold 1965
LSM 391   Landing Ship 520 8-Feb-45 To China 1946, seized by PRC 1949
LSM 392   Landing Ship, 520 8-Feb-45 To Denmark 1954 as Vindhunden (N-61), MMC 9 1960, returned and sold 1965
LSM 393   Landing Ship 520 12-Mar-45 To China 1946
LSM 394   Landing Ship 520 12-Mar-45 Sold to Gibbs Corp. 1958
LSM 395   Landing Ship 520 24-Mar-45 Sold to Walker Diesel 1961
LSM 396   Landing Ship 520 24-Mar-45 To Peru 1959 as Lomas (LSM-145), scrapped 1985
LSM 397   Landing Ship, 520 30-Jul-45 Sold to Ships Inc. 1958
LSM 398   Landing Ship 520 6-Aug-45 Hunting (AG 398) 1957, sold to Comm'l. Mfg. 1963, scrapped 1980
LSM 399   Landing Ship 520 13-Aug-45 To Greece 1958 as Ipopliarkhos Roussen (L-164), scrapped
LSM 400   Landing Ship 520 20-Aug-45 To Chile 1947 as Aspirante Goycolea (LSM-33), YON-140 1967, scrapped 1973
LSM(R) 401   Landing Ship 520 7-Apr-45 Named Big Black River 1955, LFR 401 1969, sold for scrap 1973
LSM(R) 402   Landing Ship, 520 16-Apr-45 Named Big Horn River 1955, sold to Pacific Towboat 1960, converted to barge
LSM(R) 403   Landing Ship 520 25-Apr-45 Named Blackstone River 1955, sold to Riedel Int'l. 1960, converted to barge, scrapped 1989
LSM(R) 404   Landing Ship 520 25-Apr-45 Named Black Warrior River 1955, sold to Marine Protein 1959, barge Cape Flattery 1962, scrapped 1994
LSM(R) 405   Landing Ship 520 2-May-45 Named Broadkill River 1955, laid up 1955, LFR 405 1969, sold to Maritime Shipping (Tehran) 1974
LSM(R) 406   Landing Ship 520 2-May-45 Named Canadian River 1955, sold to Bay City Tptn. 1960, converted to barge, scrapped 1989
LSM(R) 407   Landing Ship, 520 9-May-45 Named Charitron River 1955, sold to Tacoma Tug & Barge 1960, converted to barge
LSM(R) 408   Landing Ship 520 9-May-45 Named Charles River 1955, sold to Tacoma Tug & Barge 1960, converted to barge
LSM(R) 409   Landing Ship 520 16-May-45 Named Clarion River 1955, laid up 1955, LFR 409 1969, sold to Nissho-Iwai 1970 for scrapping
LSM(R) 410   Landing Ship 520 16-May-45 Named Clark Fork River 1955, sold to Bay City Tptn. 1960, converted to barge
LSM(R) 411   Landing Ship 520 23-May-45 Named Cumberland River 1955, laid up 1955, sold to Atlas Iron 1960 for scrapping
LSM(R) 412   Landing Ship, 520 23-May-45 Named Des Plaines River 1955, laid up 1955, LFR 412 1969, sold to Microwave Eqpmt. 1973
LSM 413   Landing Ship 520 28-Aug-45 Sold to Alfredo Lizano 1958
LSM 553   Landing Ship 520 6-Sep-45 To Germany 1958 as Salamander (L-752), disposed of 1969
LSM 554   Landing Ship 520 14-Sep-45 To Peru 1958 as Atico (LSM-37), disposed of 1985
LSM 555   Landing Ship 520 24-Sep-45 To Ecuador 1958 as Tarqui (TD-02), disposed of 1987
LSM 556   Landing Ship 520 12-Oct-45 Sold to Kent Line 1959
LSM 557   Landing Ship, 520 22-Oct-45 To Greece 1958 as Merlin (L-166), rammed and sunk 1972
LSM 558   Landing Ship 520 2-Nov-45 To Germany 1958 as Viper (L-753), Duchess of Holland 1970, Oil Dragon 1973, Seacore 1986, scrapped 1991
AS 30 Tidewater Sub Tender 8,165 19-Feb-46 Reclassified as AD 31, to Indonesia 1971 as Dumai (A 652), scrapped 1984
AV 20 Hobe Sound       Cancelled 1944
AD 36 Bryce Canyon Destroyer Tender 8,165 15-Sep-50 Scrapped 1982