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Fisher Boat Works, Detroit MI

Most recent update: June 14, 2012.


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