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Oscar Daniels Shipbuilding, Tampa FL

Most recent update: March 9, 2016.


Oscar Daniels Shipbuilding was a subsidiary of Oscar Daniels Contractors & Engineers, of Chicago, which was run by a Norwegian immigrant originally named Oscar Danielsen.  The yard closed in 1922 and the principals all moved back to  Chicago.  It was located at the inner end of the Ybor Channel, where International Ship Repair is today.

Hull # O.N.

Name

Owner Type GT Delivery Disposition
1 219052 Yomachichi U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 5,866 Oct-19 Later Ocelot (IX 110) 1943, wrecked in Buckner Bay 1945
2 219401 Wilscox U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 5,926 Dec-19 Sunk as breakwater at Normandy 1944
3 219577 Tampa U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 5,948 Feb-20 Later Orvetta (IX 157) 1944, Tampa 1948, scrapped 1950
4 219690 Seminole U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 5,984 Apr-20 Later Seminole 1946, scrapped 1947
5 219940 Unicoi U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 5,926 Apr-20 Later Excelsior 1940, Unicoi 1942, scrapped 1947
6 219990 Manatee U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 5,948 Jul-20 Later Empire Waterhen 1940, breakwater at Normandy 1944, scrapped 1948
7 220420 Sawokla U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 5,984 Oct-20 Later Excellency 1940, Sawokla 1942, shelled and lost 1942
8 220677 City of Rayville U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 5,910 Dec-20 Mined and lost 1940
9 221006 City of Dalhart U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 5,841 Feb-21 Later IX 156, scrapped 1947
10 221007 City of Brunswick U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 5,841 May-21 Wrecked off Nova Scotia 1921
11 221618 T. J. Williams Tidewater Oil Tanker 8,212 Sep-21 Torpedoed and lost 1941
12 221861 Byron D. Benson Tidewater Oil Tanker 8,211 Jan-22 Torpedoed and lost 1942
13 220915 Lorraine D Oscar Daniels Sbdg Tug 125 Feb-22 Later Lizzie D. Shaw