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Fisher Boat Works, Detroit MI

Most recent update: January 8, 2015.


Fisher Boat Works began life in the early 30s as Russell J. Pouliot Boat Works.  It was acquired by William P. Fisher in 1937, but closed after the war.  The yard was located on Motor Boat Lane, where the Gregory Marina is now.  See it from the air on Google here.  If anyone can add to the table below, please contact me at timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name or # Original Owner Type Tons Feet Delivery Disposition
  PT 3 US Navy Torpedo Boat     Jun-40 Prototype, to Britain 1941 as MTB 273
  PT 4 US Navy Torpedo Boat     Jun-40 Prototype, to Britain 1941 as MTB 274
  SC 453 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 12-Aug-41 Prototype, to USCG 1945 as Air Avocet (WAVR 411), to Haiti 1947 as 16 Aout 1946 (GC 2), sold 1957
  SC 499 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 18-Mar-42 To USCG 1945 as Air Brandt (WAVR 412)
  SC 500 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 31-Mar-42 To the USSR 1945 as BO 319
  SC 662 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 10-Jun-42 To USCG 1945 as Air Goose (WAVR 424)
  SC 663 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 2-Jul-42 To the USSR 1945 as BO 318
  SC 712 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 14-Sep-42 To MARAD 1948
  SC 713 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 29-Oct-42 To the USSR 1945 as BO 313
  SC 714 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 20-Nov-42 To USCG 1945 as Air Kestrel (WAVR 432)
  SC 715 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 20-Nov-42 To USCG 1945 as Air Killdeer (WAVR 433), sold as fishing vessel, later Cape Pine
  SC 716 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 4-Dec-42 Destroyed by typhoon Louise 9-Oct-45
  SC 717 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 9-Jan-43 To USCG 1945 as Air Lapwing (WAVR 434)
  SC 718 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 14-May-43 To Norway 1945 as Hitra, scuttled, raised 1981 and restored, educational vessel in Bergen
  SC 719 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 16-Jul-43 To the USSR 1945 as BO 1
  SC 720 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 3-Aug-43 To the USSR 1945 as BO 211
  SC 721 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 7-Aug-43 To the USSR 1945 as BO 212
  SC 1347 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 3-Aug-43 To USCG 1945 as Air Tanager (WAVR 472)
  SC 1348 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 1-Sep-43 To USCG 1945 as Air Teal (WAVR 473)
  SC 1349 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 12-Nov-43 Destroyed 1946
  SC 1350 US Navy Sub Chaser 136 110 12-Nov-43 To FLC 1947