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Fulton Shipyard, Antioch CA

Most recent update: September 15, 2010.


Fulton Shipyard was established in 1918 and closed in 1999.  It was located at the foot of Fulton Shipyard Road in downtown Antioch: you can see it clearly on Google, here, along with a fine selection of submerged wrecks.  Judging from the reports on California's environmental database, it had become something of an environmental mess.  If anyone can provide any of the information tabulated below about the boats that it built, please e-mail it to me at timcolton@aol.com.

Hull # Name Customer Type Navy Type Pennant # Tons Delivery Disposition
  Yehama US Shipping Board Cargo Ship Hull   431 3,129 Aug-18 Later Vinland 1919, Merkur 1923, scrapped 1924
  Catawba US Shipping Board Cargo Ship Hull   432 3,129 Oct-18 Scrapped 1924
  Mono US Shipping Board Cargo Ship Hull   433 3,131 Jan-19 Scrapped 1924
  Waneyanda US Shipping Board Cargo Ship Hull   434 2,590 May-19 Scrapped 1923
  Wenakee US Shipping Board Cargo Ship Hull   435 2,576 Apr-19 Scrapped 1923
    US Shipping Board Cargo Ship Hull   1388-1389     Cancelled
    US Shipping Board Cargo Ship Hull   2157-2158     Cancelled
    US Shipping Board Cargo Ship Hull   2845     Cancelled
  Larkin No. 6         100 1926  
  Stanley-Robert         152 1926  
  California Eagle Blackwater Towboat Tug     23 1927 Active
  Merit         149 1928  
  Crescent No. 3         204 1930  
  Sutter   Freighter     313 1931 Converted to floating restaurant 1961, now the San Joaquin Yacht Club
  Cavaliere           1935 To USN 1942 as YP 307, returned 1946
  Leslie J. Fulton   Fishing Vessel     195 1936 To USN 1941 as Waxbill (AMc 15), returned 1945, later Fulpac One
  Industry US Navy Minesweeper AMc 86 205 19-Dec-41 Wrecked in typhoon off Okinawa 1945, hulk sunk
  Liberator US Navy Minesweeper AMc 87 205 22-Feb-42 Later IX 202, sold 1946
  Loyalty US Navy Minesweeper AMc 88 205 17-Jan-42 Destroyed 1946
  Memorable US Navy Minesweeper AMc 89 205 9-Mar-42 Sold 1948
  Merit US Navy Minesweeper AMc 90 205 28-Mar-42 To Fish & Wildlife Service 1947
  Observer US Navy Minesweeper AMc 91 205 14-Apr-42 Sold 1947 as Observer, later Sea Wolf
    US Navy Transport APc 23 100 31-Oct-42 Planned as AMc 159, sold 1947
    US Navy Transport APc 24 100 5-Nov-42 Planned as AMc 160, sold 1947
    US Navy Transport APc 25 100 19-Nov-42 Planned as AMc 161, sold 1947
    US Navy Transport APc 26 100 25-Nov-42 Planned as AMc 162, sold 1947
    US Navy Transport APc 27 100 5-Dec-42 Planned as AMc 163, sold 1947
    US Navy Transport APc 28 100 17-Dec-42 Planned as AMc 182, grounded and burnt in Okinawa 1946
    US Navy Transport APc 29 100 6-Jan-43 Planned as AMc 183, sold 1947, later Nuisance IV, now Margaret Ann
    US Navy Transport APc 30 100 15-Jan-43 Planned as AMc 184, sold 1947
    US Navy Transport APc 31 100 30-Jan-43 Planned as AMc 185, sold 1947
    US Navy Transport APc 32 100 13-Feb-43 Planned as AMc 186, sold 1947
    US Navy Transport APc 101 100 2-Apr-43 Planned as APc 75, sold 1947 as Klehowa, wrecked 1981
    US Navy Transport APc 102 100 16-Apr-43 Planned as APc 76, beached in Saipan 1945 and destroyed 1946
    US Navy Transport APc 103 100 1-May-43 Planned as APc 77, grounded and burnt in Okinawa 1946
    US Navy Transport APc 104 100   Planned as APc 78, cancelled
    US Navy Transport APc 105 100   Planned as APc 79, cancelled
    US Navy Transport APc 106 100   Planned as APc 80, cancelled
    US Navy Transport APc 107 100   Planned as APc 81, cancelled
    US Navy Transport APc ??? 100 1942 Now Cape Cross
    US Navy Transport APc ??? 100 1943 Sold 1947 as Coastal Transport II, now Cape Scott
    US Navy Tug ATR 23 850 3-Dec-43 Disposed of 1946
    US Navy Tug ATR 24 850 9-Feb-44 Disposed of 1946
    US Navy Tug ATR 25 850 11-Apr-44 To Peru 1946 as Jose Olaya, later Olaya
    US Navy Tug ATR 26 850 9-Jun-44 To China 1946 as Pu To, later to Taiwan
    US Navy Tug ATR 27 850 1-Aug-44 Disposed of 1946
    US Navy Tug ATR 28 850 25-Sep-44 Disposed of 1946
    US Navy Patrol Craft YP 619   1945 To MARAD 1947
    US Navy Patrol Craft YP 620   1945 To MARAD 1947
  Conflict US Navy Minesweeper AM 426 780 23-Mar-54 Later MSO 426, scrapped 1973
  Constant US Navy Minesweeper AM 427 780 8-Sep-54 Later MSO 427, scrapped 2001
  F. L. Fulton F. L. Fulton Tug-Yacht     71 1955 Now Briana Marin
  Redondo Ronald Ariaga Passenger     25 1961 Active
233 J-Mack Cal DoT Ferry     46 1969 Active
1705 Kitsap Taurus Marine Tug     49 1992 Active