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Hickinbotham Bros., Stockton CA

later Guntert & Zimmerman, Stockton CA

Most recent update: January 18, 2015.


The Hickinbothams started in business in 1852 and the company continues in operation today.  The shipyard was established in 1942 as Hickinbotham's Construction Division, in partnership with Ronald Guntert and L. R. Zimmerman.  It was located in downtown Stockton, on the Banner Island waterfront: you can see it from the air on Google here.  After the war, Guntert and Zimmerman bought Hickinbotham's interest in the shipyard and established Guntert & Zimmerman Construction.  G & Z moved to Ripon CA in 1984 and continues in business there.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send it to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N.

Original Name or #

Original Owner Type Tons Feet Delivery Disposition
Built by Hickinbotham Bros.
    BTL 455 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 456 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 457 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 458 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 459 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 460 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 461 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 462 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 463 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 464 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 465 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 466 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 467 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 468 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 469 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 470 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 471 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 472 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 473 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 474 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 546 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
    BTL 547 US Army Tank Landing Barge   50 12/42-1/43  
  602235 BD 482 US Army Derrick Barge   110 3/43-4/43 Sold as Beaver
  252566 BD 483 US Army Derrick Barge   110 3/43-4/43 Sold as Shelby
  561614 BD  ? US Army Derrick Barge   110 6/43-9/43 Sold as Hercules, now D. B. Portland
    BD 799 US Army Derrick Barge   110 6/43-9/43  
    BD 800 US Army Derrick Barge   110 6/43-9/43  
    BD 801 US Army Derrick Barge   110 6/43-9/43  
    BD 802 US Army Derrick Barge   110 6/43-9/43  
    ST 146 US Army Small Tug   74 6/43-10/43  
  247288 ST ? US Army Small Tug   74 6/43-10/43 Sold as Mary Ann Brusco
    ST 147 US Army Small Tug   74 6/43-10/43  
    ST 148 US Army Small Tug   74 6/43-10/43  
    ST 149 US Army Small Tug   74 6/43-10/43 To Portugal 1953 as Monte Grande
    BSP 1621 US Army SP Balloon Barge   52 Sep-43  
    BSP 1622 US Army SP Balloon Barge   52 Sep-43  
    BB 1623 US Army Balloon Barge   52 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1624 US Army Balloon Barge   52 9/43-10/43  
  571056 BB 1625 US Army Balloon Barge   52 9/43-10/43 Sold as Cavale
    BB 1626 US Army Balloon Barge   52 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1627 US Army Balloon Barge   52 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1628 US Army Balloon Barge   52 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1629 US Army Balloon Barge   52 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1630 US Army Balloon Barge   52 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1631 US Army Balloon Barge   52 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1632 US Army Balloon Barge   52 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1633 US Army Balloon Barge   75 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1634 US Army Balloon Barge   75 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1635 US Army Balloon Barge   75 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1636 US Army Balloon Barge   75 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1637 US Army Balloon Barge   75 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1638 US Army Balloon Barge   75 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1639 US Army Balloon Barge   75 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1640 US Army Balloon Barge   75 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1641 US Army Balloon Barge   75 9/43-10/43  
    BB 1642 US Army Balloon Barge   75 9/43-10/43  
      US Army Tender   62 1944  
      US Army Tender   62 1944  
    FS 404 US Army Coastal Freighter 560 176 10/44-4/45 USCG-manned, to the Philippines as Venus
    FS 405 US Army Coastal Freighter 560 176 10/44-4/45 USCG-manned, to the Philippines as Vizcaya
    FS 406 US Army Coastal Freighter 560 176 10/44-4/45 USCG-manned, lost in typhoon off Okinawa 1945
    FS 407 US Army Coastal Freighter 560 176 10/44-4/45 USCG-manned, to USN 1950 as AKL 31, to DoI 1975 as Robert de Brum
    FS 408 US Army Coastal Freighter 560 176 10/44-4/45 USCG-manned
    FS 409 US Army Coastal Freighter 560 176 10/44-4/45 USCG-manned
    FS 410 US Army Coastal Freighter 560 176 10/44-4/45 USCG-manned, lost in typhoon off Okinawa 1945
    FS 411 US Army Coastal Freighter 560 176 10/44-4/45 USCG-manned, to USN 1950 as AG 177
Built by Guntert & Zimmerman
    White Star   Fishing Vessel 441   1946 Now Ciudad de Mexico
  538925

Ferry No. 14

San Joaquin Co. Ferry 36 50 1946  
   

Victorias

Victorias Milling Tug 111   1947  
    BD 6646 US Army Derrick Barge 1,000 140 1954 To USN as YD 218, sold 1967
    BD 6652 US Army Derrick Barge 1,000 140 1954 To USN as YD 222, reclassified as IX 536 2002

 

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Otter

Trucano Const. Tug 50 64 1961