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Jones Construction, Panama City FL

Most recent update: October 13, 2010.


J. A. Jones Construction Company's Panama City operation was an emergency yard, built with 6 ways in the fifth wave of shipbuilding expansion with $13mm invested by the USMC.  At its peak Jones Panama City employed 15,000 people.  The shipyard was known as the Wainwright Shipyard, after General Jonathan Wainwright.  It was located at 5321 West Highway 98, closed after the war, was used for ship scrapping for several years and is now part of the Port of Panama City.  See the site from the air on Google here.

Hull #

Original Name

Type MC # Way # Keel Laid Launched Delivered Days on Ways Days in Water Total Days Disposition
1 E Kirby Smith EC2-S-C1 1519 1 9-Jul-42 30-Dec-42 3-Mar-43 174 63 237 Scrapped 1956
2 Newton D Baker EC2-S-C1 1520 2 3-Sep-42 25-Feb-43 6-Apr-43 175 40 215 Scrapped 1968
3 John Bascom EC2-S-C1 1521 3 7-Sep-42 31-Mar-43 30-Apr-43 205 30 235 Bombed and lost in Bari, 1943
4 William J Bryan EC2-S-C1 1522 4 21-Sep-42 22-Apr-43 20-May-43 213 28 243 Scrapped 1965
5 Joseph M Medill EC2-S-C1 1523 5 28-Sep-42 3-May-43 31-May-43 217 28 245 Scrapped 1960
6 Elihu Root EC2-S-C1 1524 6 5-Oct-42 19-May-43 18-Jun-43 226 30 256 Scrapped 1970
7 John Hay EC2-S-C1 1525 1 5-Jan-43 31-May-43 30-Jun-43 146 30 176 Scrapped 1961
8 Dwight L Moody EC2-S-C1 1526 2 4-Mar-43 28-Jun-43 24-Jul-43 116 26 142 Reefed off Port Mansfield TX, 1976
9 Peter Zenger EC2-S-C1 1527 3 31-Mar-43 4-Jul-43 31-Jul-43 95 27 122 Scrapped 1966
10 Harriet Hosmer EC2-S-C1 1528 4 23-Apr-43 30-Sep-43 25-Oct-43 160 25 185 To US Navy as Luna (AKS 7), scrapped 1965
11 Duncan U Fletcher EC2-S-C1 1529 5 3-May-43 10-Aug-43 27-Aug-43 99 17 116 Sold private 1947, wrecked 1966, scrapped
12 Dolly Madison EC2-S-C1 1530 6 20-May-43 27-Sep-43 14-Oct-43 130 17 147 Sold private 1947, sunk 1964
13 Robert Lansing EC2-S-C1 1531 1 3-Jun-43 17-Jul-43 6-Aug-43 44 20 64 Scrapped 1968
14 Victor Herbert EC2-S-C1 1532 2 30-Jun-43 22-Aug-43 15-Sep-43 53 24 77 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1963
15 Julius Rosenwald EC2-S-C1 1533 3 7-Jul-43 13-Sep-43 29-Sep-43 68 16 84 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1963
16 Mary Ball Z-EC2-S-C2 1534 1 20-Jul-43 17-Oct-43 23-Nov-43 89 37 126 Scrapped 1972
17 John Barton Payne Z-EC2-S-C2 1535 5 11-Aug-43 23-Oct-43 30-Nov-43 73 38 111 Scrapped 1972
18 Frederic C Howe Z-EC2-S-C2 1536 2 24-Aug-43 30-Oct-43 6-Dec-43 67 37 104 Scrapped 1972
19 William B Wilson Z-EC2-S-C2 1537 3 14-Sep-43 6-Nov-43 16-Dec-43 53 40 93 Scrapped 1972
20 Sarah J Hale Z-EC2-S-C2 1538 6 29-Sep-43 24-Nov-43 31-Dec-43 56 37 83 Scrapped 1972
21 Nathan B Forrest Z-EC2-S-C2 1539 4 2-Oct-43 13-Nov-43 29-Dec-43 42 46 88 Scrapped 1973
22 Stephen R Mallory Z-EC2-S-C2 1540 1 19-Oct-43 27-Nov-43 20-Jan-44 39 54 93 Scrapped 1971
23 Edgar E Clark Z-EC2-S-C2 1541 5 25-Oct-43 11-Dec-43 7-Feb-44 47 58 105 Reefed off the Virginia Capes, 1977
24 Walter L Fleming EC2-S-C1 1542 2 31-Oct-43 7-Dec-43 30-Jan-44 37 54 91 Scrapped 1961
25 Salvador Brau EC2-S-C1 1543 3 8-Nov-43 15-Dec-43 31-Jan-44 37 47 84 Scrapped 1967
26 Harold T Andrews EC2-S-C1 1544 4 15-Nov-43 28-Dec-43 19-Feb-44 43 53 96 Sold private 1947, scuttled 1967
27 Russell Sage EC2-S-C1 1545 6 25-Nov-43 5-Jan-44 29-Feb-44 41 55 96 Sold private 1947, wrecked 1967, scrapped
28 William W Loring EC2-S-C1 1546 1 29-Nov-43 17-Jan-44 7-Mar-44 49 50 99 Scrapped 1962
29 Minnie M Fiske EC2-S-C1 1547 2 8-Dec-43 29-Jan-44 15-Mar-44 52 46 98 Scrapped 1966
30 John W Griffiths EC2-S-C1 1548 5 13-Dec-43 9-Feb-44 25-Mar-44 58 45 103 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1965
31 Augustus Saint Gaudens EC2-S-C1 1549 3 20-Dec-43 17-Feb-44 30-Mar-44 59 42 101 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1967
32 John M Brooke EC2-S-C1 1550 4 30-Dec-43 24-Feb-44 31-Mar-44 56 36 92 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1968
33 Rebecca Lukens EC2-S-C1 1551 6 7-Jan-44 4-Mar-44 10-Apr-44 57 37 94 To US Army as GEN Herbert A. Dargue 1944, scrapped 1970
34 Alanson B Houghton EC2-S-C1 2293 1 19-Jan-44 14-Mar-44 15-Apr-44 55 32 87 Scrapped 1972
35 Samuel G French EC2-S-C1 2294 2 31-Jan-44 21-Mar-44 22-Apr-44 50 32 82 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1971
36 Thomas LeValley EC2-S-C1 2295 5 11-Feb-44 28-Mar-44 29-Apr-44 46 32 78 To US Army as MG Walter R. Weaver 1944, scrapped 1970
37 Josephine Shaw Lowell EC2-S-C1 2296 3 19-Feb-44 4-Apr-44 3-May-44 45 29 74 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1968
38 Richard V Oulahan EC2-S-C1 2297 4 26-Feb-44 11-Apr-44 11-May-44 45 30 75 Wrecked Okinawa 1945, scrapped
39 James H Kimball EC2-S-C1 2298 6 7-Mar-44 22-Apr-44 16-May-44 46 24 70 Sold private 1947, sunk 1968
40 Stephen Furdek EC2-S-C1 2299 1 16-Mar-44 28-Apr-44 23-May-44 43 25 68 Scrapped 1970
41 Jean Ribaut EC2-S-C1 2300 2 23-Mar-44 5-May-44 29-May-44 43 24 77 Scrapped 1970
42 LeBaron Russell Briggs EC2-S-C1 2301 5 29-Mar-44 12-May-44 31-May-44 44 19 63 Scuttled off Cape Canaveral FL, with a cargo of nerve gas 1970
43 Howard Gray EC2-S-C1 2302 3 6-Apr-44 18-May-44 7-Jun-44 42 20 62 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1969
44 H H Raymond EC2-S-C1 2303 4 13-Apr-44 24-May-44 14-Jun-44 41 21 62 Scrapped 1971
45 T A Johnston EC2-S-C1 2304 2 14-Nov-44 13-Dec-44 27-Dec-44 29 14 43 Scrapped 1970
46 M Michael Edelstein EC2-S-C1 2305 1 28-Apr-44 5-Jun-44 22-Jun-44 38 17 55 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1969
47 William D Bloxham EC2-S-C1 2306 2 5-May-44 13-Jun-44 28-Jun-44 39 15 54 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1972
48 Nick Stoner EC2-S-C1 2307 5 12-May-44 17-Jun-44 30-Jun-44 36 13 49 Scrapped 1964
49 William E Dodd EC2-S-C1 2308 3 19-May-44 22-Jun-44 15-Jul-44 34 23 57 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1967
50 J H Drummond EC2-S-C1 2309 4 25-May-44 30-Jun-44 20-Jul-44 36 20 56 Sold private 1947, wrecked and scrapped 1966
51 William L Watson EC2-S-C1 2310 1 6-Jun-44 13-Jul-44 26-Jul-44 37 13 50 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1967
52 John R McQuigg EC2-S-C1 2311 2 14-Jun-44 19-Jul-44 31-Jul-44 35 12 47 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1968
53 Carl E Ladd EC2-S-C1 2312 5 19-Jun-44 26-Jul-44 11-Aug-44 37 16 53 Scrapped 1967
54 Pedro Menendez EC2-S-C1 2313 3 24-Jun-44 31-Jul-44 18-Aug-44 37 18 55 Scrapped 1966
55 George Ade EC2-S-C1 2314 4 30-Jun-44 9-Aug-44 25-Aug-44 40 16 56 Torpedoed off North Carolina 1944, repaired, scrapped 1968
56 Edward K Collins EC2-S-C1 2315 1 14-Jul-44 17-Aug-44 31-Aug-44 34 14 58 Sold private 1947, sunk 1968
57 C Francis Jenkins EC2-S-C1 2316 2 20-Jul-44 26-Aug-44 9-Sep-44 37 14 51 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1966
58 Raymond V Ingersoll EC2-S-C1 2317 5 27-Jul-44 31-Aug-44 18-Sep-44 35 18 53 Sold private 1947, converted to a floating warehouse in Poland 1976, active
59 Benjamin F Coston EC2-S-C1 2318 3 31-Jul-44 6-Sep-44 23-Sep-44 37 17 54 Scrapped 1964
60 William P Duval EC2-S-C1 2319 4 10-Aug-44 15-Sep-44 29-Sep-44 36 14 50 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1973
61 Stepas Darius EC2-S-C1 2320 6 14-Aug-44 25-Sep-44 9-Oct-44 42 14 56 Sold private 1947, wrecked 1955
62 Alexander E Brown EC2-S-C1 2321 1 18-Aug-44 28-Sep-44 13-Oct-44 41 15 56 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1967
63 Chief Osceola EC2-S-C1 2322 2 28-Aug-44 4-Oct-44 19-Oct-44 37 15 52 Sold private 1947, wrecked 1965, scrapped 1967
64 Richard Halliburton EC2-S-C1 2323 5 31-Aug-44 10-Oct-44 25-Oct-44 40 15 55 Scrapped 1961
65 Samuel G Howe EC2-S-C1 2324 3 7-Sep-44 17-Oct-44 30-Oct-44 40 13 53 Scrapped 1970
66 Granville S Hall EC2-S-C1 2325 4 16-Sep-44 24-Oct-44 7-Nov-44 38 14 52 To US Navy as YAG 40 1953, scrapped 1972
67 Stephen Smith EC2-S-C1 2326 6 26-Sep-44 31-Oct-44 13-Nov-44 35 13 48 Scrapped 1960
68 Charles D Walcott EC2-S-C1 2327 1 29-Sep-44 7-Nov-44 18-Nov-44 39 11 50 Scrapped 1961
69 Art Young EC2-S-C1 2328 2 5-Oct-44 13-Nov-44 22-Nov-44 39 9 48 Scrapped 1972
70 Charles H Marshall EC2-S-C1 2329 5 11-Oct-44 17-Nov-44 27-Nov-44 37 10 47 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1972
71 Ransom A Moore EC2-S-C1 2330 3 18-Oct-44 21-Nov-44 30-Nov-44 34 9 43 Scrapped 1970
72 Soter Ortynsky EC2-S-C1 2331 4 25-Oct-44 27-Nov-44 8-Dec-44 33 11 44 Scrapped 1960
73 Bjarne A Lia EC2-S-C1 2332 6 31-Oct-44 30-Nov-44 14-Dec-44 30 14 44 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1968
74 Wendell L Willkie EC2-S-C1 2333 1 8-Nov-44 9-Dec-44 21-Dec-44 31 12 43 Scrapped 1970
75 Frederick E Williamson Z-EC2-S-C5 2334 5 18-Nov-44 23-Dec-44 12-Jan-45 35 20 55 To US Navy 1970, scuttled off Tatoosh Island with obsolete ammo
76 Michael James Monohan Z-EC2-S-C5 2335 3 22-Nov-44 4-Jan-45 17-Jan-45 43 13 56 To US Navy 1967 scuttled in the Atlantic with obsolete Polaris motors
77 Charles A Draper Z-EC2-S-C5 2336 4 28-Nov-44 9-Jan-45 24-Jan-45 42 15 57 To US Navy 1956 as Investigator (YAGR 9), scrapped 1971
78 Rafael R Rivera Z-EC2-S-C5 2337 6 30-Nov-44 16-Jan-45 30-Jan-45 47 14 61 To US Navy 1954 as Skywatcher (YAGR 3), scrapped 1971
79 James W Wheeler Z-EC2-S-C5 2338 1 11-Dec-44 23-Jan-45 5-Feb-45 43 13 56 To US Navy 1954 as Searcher (YAGR 4), scrapped 1970
80 Raymond Van Brogan Z-EC2-S-C5 2339 2 14-Dec-44 27-Jan-45 10-Feb-45 44 14 58 To US Navy 1954 as Vigil (YAGR 12), scrapped 1971
81 William J Riddle Z-EC2-S-C5 2340 5 24-Dec-44 31-Jan-45 15-Feb-45 38 15 53 To US Navy 1954 as Interrupter (YAGR 15), sold private 1973, converted to fish processing plant inn Unalaska AK
82 Dudley H Thomas Z-EC2-S-C5 2341 3 5-Jan-45 8-Feb-45 21-Feb-45 34 13 47 To US Navy 1954 as Interpreter (YAGR 14), scrapped 1974
83 John L McCarley Z-EC2-S-C5 2342 4 10-Jan-45 14-Feb-45 27-Feb-45 35 13 48 Scrapped 1972
84 Vernon S Hood Z-EC2-S-C5 2343 6 17-Jan-45 20-Feb-45 7-Mar-45 34 15 49 To US Navy 1954 as Watchman (YAGR 16), scrapped 1974
85 Edwin D Howard Z-EC2-S-C5 2344 1 24-Jan-45 27-Feb-45 14-Mar-45 34 15 49 To US Navy 1954 as Scanner (YAGR 5), sold private1974
86 Wesley W Barrett Z-EC2-S-C5 2345 2 29-Jan-45 7-Mar-45 21-Mar-45 37 14 51 Scrapped 1965
87 Warren P Marks Z-EC2-S-C5 2346 5 31-Jan-45 15-Mar-45 29-Mar-45 43 14 57 To US Navy 1954 as Protector (YAGR 11), reefed 1984
88 Frank 0 Peterson Z-EC2-S-C5 2347 3 9-Feb-45 23-Mar-45 6-Apr-45 42 14 56 To US Navy 1954 as Locator (YAGR 6), scrapped 1974
89 Barney Kirschbaum Z-EC2-S-C5 2348 4 15-Feb-45 30-Mar-45 13-Apr-45 43 14 57 Scrapped 1975
90 Mary Cullom Kimbro Z-EC2-S-C5 2349 6 21-Feb-45 6-Apr-45 24-Apr-45 44 18 62 To US Army 1945 as CPL Eric G. Gibson, scuttled 11967 in the Atlantic with obsolete equipment
91 Tancred T1-M-BT2 2650 Jul-45 To Britain, sold 1948 as San Sebastian, later Milagro and Don Gregorio, now said to be laid up in Asuncion, Paraguay
92 Tandora T1-M-BT2 2651 Sep-45 Sold 1948 as Cristobal, Texaco Cristobal 1960, Cristobal 1966, foundered 1967
93 Tannadice T1-M-BT2 2652 Oct-45 Sold 1948 as Tankhaven I, Stanvac Alor 1959, Stanvac Bataan 1961, Mobil Bataan 1962, LSCO Cantho 1970, PNOC Cantho 1982, scrapped 2002
94 Tantallon T1-M-BT2 2653 Dec-45 Sold 1948 as Tankhaven II, Stanvac Sunda 1959, Deneb 1963, LSCO Amihan 1968, PNOC Amihan 1982, scrapped 1988
95 Tanova T1-M-BT2 2654 Nov-45 Sold 1948 as Sivas, converted to chemical carrier 1962, Aksoy 1980, scrapped 1988
96 Tannaquil T1-M-BT2 2655 Nov-45 Sold 1948 as Tankhaven III, Stanvac Sumba 1959, Capella 1963, Mobil Micronesia 1967, LSCO Camranh 1970, PNOC Camranh 1982, Lorna 1992, scrapped 1994
97 James G Squires Z-EC2-S-C5 3137 5 20-Mar-45 8-May-45 31-May-45 49 23 72 To US Navy 1954 as Guardian (YAGR 1), scrapped 1971
98 James F Harrell Z-EC2-S-C5 3138 3 28-Mar-45 17-May-45 11-Jun-45 50 25 75 To US Navy 1954 as Picket (YAGR 7), scrapped 1978
99 Claude Kitchin Z-EC2-S-C5 3139 4 5-Apr-45 24-May-45 25-Jun-45 49 32 81 To US Navy 1954 as Lookout (YAGR 2), scrapped 1970
100 Francis J O'Gara Z-EC2-S-C5 3140 6 14-Apr-45 8-Jun-45 30-Jun-45 55 22 77 To US Navy 1954 as Outpost (YAGR 10), scrapped 1970
101 Frank Flowers Z-EC2-S-C5 3141 5 9-May-45 22-Jun-45 16-Jul-45 44 24 68 Scrapped 1974
102 Edwin H Duff Z-EC2-S-C5 3142 3 18-May-45 29-Jun-45 27-Jul-45 42 28 70 To US Navy 1954 as Interdictor (YAGR 13), sold private 1974
103 Joseph V Connolly Z-EC2-S-C5 3143 4 25-May-45 9-Jul-45 8-Aug-45 45 30 75 Burnt and sank in the North Atlantic 1948
104 Walter W Schwenk Z-EC2-S-C5 3144 6 9-Jun-45 21-Jul-45 22-Aug-45 42 32 74 Scrapped 1972
105 Charles H Cugle Z-EC2-S-C5 3145 5 23-Jun-45 13-Aug-45 31-Aug-45 51 18 69 To US Army as Sturgis 1964, a floating nuclear plant, NDRF
106 Robert F Burns Z-EC2-S-C5 3146 3 30-Jun-45 28-Aug-45 19-Sep-45 59 22 81 Scrapped 1968
107 Edward Burton Z-EC2-S-C5 3147 4 10-Jul-45 12-Sep-45 28-Sep-45 64 16 80 To US Navy 1954 as Interceptor (YAGR 8), scrapped
108 Ora Ellis Z-EC2-S-C5 3148 6 23-Jul-45 26-Sep-45 16-Oct-45 65 20 85 Sold private 1947, sunk 1960