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Halter Equitable, New Orleans LA

(Formerly Higgins Industries and Equitable Shipyards, now Trinity Yachts)

Most recent update:  June 10, 2013.


This yard was originally developed as the main Higgins Industries facility: it closed in 1963.  Equitable Equipment bought it in 1966 and renamed it Equitable Shipyards, with their Madisonville yard concentrating on barge building.  Trinity Industries acquired Equitable in 1972 and both yards continued in operation until 1996, when Trinity spun off the New Orleans yard as part of Halter Marine Group.  Halter closed it in 2000, stripped it of all its equipment and sold the lease on the property to an investment group led by John Dane.  The yard was located on the west side of the Industrial Canal, just north of I-10: see it from the air on Google here.  See also the tables for Higgins Industries, for Equitable Equipment and for Trinity Madisonville.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send your data to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Vessel Type GT Ft. Built Disposition
Boats built by Trinity in the New Orleans yard (1972-1980)
1628   Barbados Barbados Port Auth. Tug 215   1972 Now Big Al (Barbados)
1631   Nana Kru Liberian Port Auth. Tug 148   1972 Later Nana Kru I, lost 1986
1638 541836 Ruth Halter Marine Inc Tug 87 60 1972  
1647   Helio Ferraz Docenave Tug 208   1973 Active (Brazil)
1648 554083 Bertile Candies Otto Candies AHTS 192 162 1974 Later Bemack Six 1982, Sea Lion 1990, Striker I 1992, Arabian Tide 2000, Flamingo 2005, Pheonix 2006, scrapped 2010
1649 556510 Amelia Candies Otto Candies AHTS 192 162 1974 Later Pacific Star 1982, Pacific Empire 1989, now Pacific Star 1992
1650 561652 Martha Theriot Nolty J. Theriot Tug 173 138 1974 Later Martha, Independent Victory, now Sea Victory
1651 568498 Janet Theriot Nolty J. Theriot Tug 174 138 1974 Later Janet, Sea Venture, now Finn Falgout
1652 564374 Eliska Theriot Nolty J. Theriot Tug 173 138 1975 Later Eliska, Exxon Golden State, S/R Golden State, Ocean Venture, now Paul T Moran
1653 559292 Adele Candies Otto Candies AHTS 196 162 1974 Later Hope River 2000, now Great White 2005
1655   Reforma Portuaria Manzanilla Portuaria Tug 149   1974 Active (Mexico)
1659 566464 Nica Theriot Nolty J. Theriot  Tug 173 138 1975 Later William W 1983, Exxon California 1988, S/R California 1993, Dumar V 2001, Dolphin V 2002, now Crosby Leader 2010
1660 570047 Toya Alario Nolty J. Theriot Tug 194 138 1976 Later Patricia E, now Rebel 
1661 571215 Pye Theriot Nolty J. Theriot Tug 194 138 1976 Later Loretta J, now Yankee
1662 573747 Joshua T Nolty J. Theriot Tug 174 138 1976 Later Marine Voyager, Joshua, Independent Voyager, now Sea Voyager
1670 574062 Indian Seahorse Zapata Marine AHTS 285 185 1976 Scrapped 2001
1671 577561 Beaufort Seahorse Zapata Marine AHTS 288 185 1976 Active
1676 574996 Gulf Majesty Zapata Marine Tug 181 137 1976 Active
1677 576980 Gulf Commander Zapata Marine Tug 174 137 1976 Now Jimmy Smith
1680   Selat Siberut Indonesian Govt. Tug 212   1976 Active (Indonesia)
1681   Selat Laut Indonesian Govt. Tug 212   1977 Active (Indonesia)
1682   Selat Makasar Indonesian Govt. Tug 212   1977 Now Aditya (Indonesia)
1683   Selat Bali Indonesian Govt. Tug 212   1977 Active (Indonesia)
1684   Selat Bangkar Indonesian Govt. Tug 212   1977 Active (Indonesia)
1687 577910 New Roads Louisiana DoT Ferry 656 143 1976 Active
1688 582890 St. John Louisiana DoT Ferry 446 143 1977 Active
1695 582485 Gov. Edward Hyde North Carolina DoT Ferry 574 161 1978 Active
1713 629314 Aldo Moro New York City Ferry 3,335 310 1981 Renamed Andrew J.Barberi, retired 1983
1714 629315 Samuel I. Newhouse New York City Ferry 3,335 310 1982 Retired 1983
1715 610290 America Am. Atl. Shipping Cargo Ship 983 274 1979 Later Island Hope 1986, now fish factory Island Enterprise 1990
1716 622178 Amazonia Am. Atl. Shipping Cargo Ship 983 274 1980 Later Rainbow Hope 1984, Juno 1999, now Geysir 2000
1717 627433 Antillia Am. Atl. Shipping Cargo Ship 983 281 1980 Later Island Mariana 1986, Liberty 1988, fish factory Stellar Sea 1992, now R.M. Thorstenson
1723 624880 Acadia Louisiana DoT Ferry 624 143 1980 Active
1993 1084297 Susan L Selvick Marine Towing Tug 133 81 1994 Active (invalid entry?)
Boats built by Halter Marine in the New Orleans yard (1986-1999)
  LG 41 Rio Puyango Ecuadorian Navy Patrol Craft 17   Jun-86 Active
  LG 42 Rio Mateje Ecuadorian Navy Patrol Craft 17   Jun-86 Active
  LG 43 Rio Zarumilla Ecuadorian Navy Patrol Craft 17   Mar-88 Assembled by Astinave, active
  LG 44 Rio Chone Ecuadorian Navy Patrol Craft 17   Mar-88 Assembled by Astinave, active
  LG 45 Rio Daule Ecuadorian Navy Patrol Craft 17   Jun-88 Assembled by Astinave, active
  LG 46 Rio Babhoyo Ecuadorian Navy Patrol Craft 17   Jun-88 Assembled by Astinave, active
  951097 Pictionary (TY 001) Halter Yachts Yacht Hull 87 74 1987 Now Akela
    Mairin Tara   Cargo Ship 155   1987 Now Capt. Rinel II (Honduras)
  915236 J. C. Dingwall Texas DoT Ferry 94 91 Jun-87 Active
  915237 B. L. DeBerry Texas DoT Ferry 94 91 Jun-87 Active
  916577 Cajun Queen New Orleans Paddlewheels Passenger 86 128 1987 Now Savannah River Queen
  935995 Caribe Tide Tptn Svcs of St John Ferry 93 95 1988 Active
  928441 Carteret North Carolina DoT Ferry 687 207 1989 Active
    Abeer Fifteen Abeer Marine Crewboat 279   1989 Now Express 50 (Panama)
115   H S B Columbia Research Corp. Interceptor     May-89 Inactive
121 SAC 4 Unnamed U.S. Navy Assault Craft   77 Jan-89 Active
122 SAC 5 Unnamed U.S. Navy Assault Craft   77 Feb-89 Active
123 SAC 6 Unnamed U.S. Navy Assault Craft   77 Mar-89 Active
124 SAC 7 Unnamed U.S. Navy Assault Craft   77 Apr-89 Active
125 SAC 8 Unnamed U.S. Navy Assault Craft   77 May-89 Active
126 949139 Kalama State of Washington Ferry 99 102 Apr-90 To Tanzania 2011
129 949140 Skagit State of Washington Ferry 99 102 Apr-90 To Tanzania 2011
130   Atco Thibaih M.A.T.S.S. Security Boat 213   15-Feb-89 Active (Bahrain)
131   Atco Lama M.A.T.S.S. Security Boat 213   1-Mar-89 Active (Bahrain)
132   Atco Fida M.A.T.S.S. Security Boat 213   15-Mar-89 Active (Bahrain)
133 SOC 1 Unnamed Special Operations Assault Craft   77 Mar-89 Active
134 na   Halter Yachts Yacht Hull     Nov-90 Active
135 959543 Fjordland Alaskan Heritage Tours Passenger 94 81 1990 Now American Star
154 na Unnamed U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     Apr-89  
155 na Unnamed U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     May-89  
156 na Unnamed U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     Jun-89  
157 na Unnamed U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     Jul-89  
158 na Unnamed U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     Aug-89  
159 na Unnamed U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     Sep-89  
160 na Unnamed U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     Oct-89  
162 DF 370 Jose Andrada Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     21-Aug-90 Active
163 DF 371 Enrique Jurado Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     13-Dec-90 Active
164 DF 372 Alfredo Peckson Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     26-Apr-91 Active
165 DF 374 Simeon Castro Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     26-Apr-91 Active
170 DF 375 Carlos Albert Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     26-Apr-91 Active
171 LGC 33 5 de Agosto Ecuadorian Navy Patrol Craft 190   15-May-91 Active
172 LGC 34 27 de Febrero Ecuadorian Navy Patrol Craft 190   19-Jul-91 Active
173 na Bogue Corps of Engineers Crewboat       Active
174 RSNF 52 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     22-May-91 Active
175 RSNF 53 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     20-Jun-91 Active
176 RSNF 54 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     18-Jul-91 Active
177   Albacora Bariven Corp. Launch     Apr-91 Active
178 na Culebra Panama Canal Comm. Dredge Tender     Oct-91 Active
179 na William R. Porter Corps of Engineers Lock Tender     26-Apr-92 Active
180 RSNF 55 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     14-Aug-91 Active
181 RSNF 56 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     6-Dec-91 Active
182 DF 376 Heracleo Alano Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     11-Sep-91 Active
183 DF 377 Liberato Picar Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     9-Oct-91 Active
184 DF 378 Hilario Ruiz Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     6-Nov-91 Active
185 RSNF 57 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     3-Jan-92 Active
186 RSNF 58 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     29-Jan-92 Active
187 RSNF 59 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     26-Feb-92 Active
188 RSNF 60 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     26-Mar-92 Active
189 RSNF 61 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     28-Apr-92 Active
190 RSNF 62 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     20-May-92 Active
191 RSNF 63 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     17-Jun-92 Active
192 RSNF 64 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     15-Jul-92 Active
193 RSNF 65 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     12-Aug-92 Active
194 RSNF 66 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     15-Sep-92 Active
195 RSNF 67 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     14-Oct-92 Active
196 RSNF 68 Unnamed Saudi Navy Patrol Craft     25-Nov-92 Active
197 na Governador Fleury Engineering Eqpmt. Co. Fire Boat     Apr-92 Active (Brazil)
198 na Comandante Cianciulli Engineering Eqpmt. Co. Fire Boat     May-92 Active (Brazil)
199 na P. H. Worley Corps of Engineers Lock Tender     26-Apr-92 Active
200 981971 Chevron Snohomish Chevron Shipping Tug 168   29-May-92 Now Neptune
201   Contigo (TY 002) Trinity Yachts Yacht Hull     Sep-93 Active
202    (TY 003) Trinity Yachts Yacht Hull     Mar-92 Active
  990868     Patrol Craft 78   1992 Now Barracuda
204 na Fred Lee Corps of Engineers Towboat     2-May-94 Active
205 na Bettendorf Corps of Engineers Towboat     25-Jul-94 Active
  P 1201 Isla Coronado Mexican Navy Patrol Craft     7-May-93 Active
  P 1202 Isla Lobos Mexican Navy Patrol Craft     19-Jun-93 Active
208 995207 San Juan Redondo Construction Deck Barge 874 172 Jul-93 Active
209   African Star 2 ABC Maritime OSV 290   1995 Active (St. Vincent)
  1031051 Caribe Cay Tptn Svcs of St John Passenger 92 89 1995 Active
210 1027644 Queen of New Orleans Hilton New Orleans Casino Vessel 3,895   15-Nov-94 Later Grand Victoria II, now Royal City Star (Canada)
211   KS 533 McDonough Marine Deck Barge     Sep-93 Active
212   KS 534 McDonough Marine Deck Barge     Oct-93 Active
213 P 1203 Isla Guadalupe Mexican Navy Patrol Craft 55 82 23-Sep-93 MK VA prototype, now Sailfish
214 P 1204 Isla Cozumel Mexican Navy Patrol Craft 55 82 9-Jan-94 MK VB prototype, active
215 na Undisclosed U.S. Navy Assault Craft     Apr-94 Active
216 DF 379 Rafael Pargas Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     1-Feb-95 Active
217 DF 380 Nestor Reinoso Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     1-Feb-95 Active
218 DF 381 Dioscoro Papa Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     25-Apr-95 Active
219 DF 382   Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     25-Apr-95 Active
220 DF 383 Ismael Lomibao Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     1-Feb-95 Active
221 DF 384 Leovigildo Antioque Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     1-Feb-95 Active
222 DF 385 Federico Martir Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     25-Apr-95 Active
223 DF 386 Filipino Flojo Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     25-Apr-95 Active
224 DF 387 Anastacio Cacayorin Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     25-Apr-95 Active
225 DF 388 Manuel Gomez Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     25-Apr-95 Active
226 DF 389 Teotimo Figuracion Philippine Navy Patrol Craft     25-Apr-95 Active
227 na   U.S. Navy Assault Craft     Nov-94 Active
228 na   U.S. Navy Assault Craft     Nov-94 Active
229 na   U.S. Navy Assault Craft     Nov-94 Active
230 na   U.S. Navy Assault Craft     Jan-95 Active
231 na   U.S. Navy Assault Craft     Jan-95 Active
232 na   U.S. Navy Assault Craft     Feb-95 Active
233 na   U.S. Navy Assault Craft     Mar-95 Active
234 na   U.S. Navy Assault Craft     Apr-95 Active
235 na   U.S. Navy Assault Craft     May-95 Active
236 na   U.S. Navy Assault Craft     Jun-95 Active
237 na   U.S. Navy Assault Craft     Jul-95 Active
238 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     5-Sep-95 Active
239 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     5-Sep-95 Active
240 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     26-Jan-96 Active
241 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     26-Jan-96 Active
242 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     23-Apr-96 Active
243 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     15-Jul-96 Active
244 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     20-Aug-96 Active
245 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     17-Sep-96 Active
246 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     20-Aug-96 Active
247 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     27-Dec-96 Active
252 na   Panama Canal Comm. Pilot Boat     Nov-96 Active
253 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     15-Sep-97 Active
254 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     15-Sep-97 Active
255 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     15-Sep-97 Active
256 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     15-Dec-96 Active
257 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     28-Jul-97 Active
258 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     28-Jul-97 Active
259 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     3-Oct-97 Active
260 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     3-Oct-97 Active
261 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     5-Dec-97 Active
262 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     5-Dec-97 Active
263 na B 9801 Venezuelan Coast Guard Patrol Craft 30   23-Dec-98 Active
264 na B 9802 Venezuelan Coast Guard Patrol Craft 30   23-Dec-98 Active
265 na B 9803 Venezuelan Coast Guard Patrol Craft 30   9-Mar-99 Active
266 na B 9804 Venezuelan Coast Guard Patrol Craft 30   9-Mar-99 Active
267 na B 9805 Venezuelan Coast Guard Patrol Craft 30   9-May-99 Active
268 na B 9806 Venezuelan Coast Guard Patrol Craft 30   9-May-99 Active
269 na B 9807 Venezuelan Coast Guard Patrol Craft 30   9-Jul-99 Active
270 na B 9808 Venezuelan Coast Guard Patrol Craft 30   9-Jul-99 Active
271 na B 9809 Venezuelan Coast Guard Patrol Craft 30   9-Sep-99 Active
272 na B 9810 Venezuelan Coast Guard Patrol Craft 30   9-Sep-99 Active
273 na PG 401 Venezuelan Navy Patrol Craft 48   30-Jan-99 Active
274 na PG 402 Venezuelan Navy Patrol Craft 48   30-Jan-99 Active
275 na PG 403 Venezuelan Navy Patrol Craft 48   30-Apr-99 Active
276 na PG 404 Venezuelan Navy Patrol Craft 48   30-Apr-99 Active
277 na PG 405 Venezuelan Navy Patrol Craft 48   14-Jul-99 Active
278 na PG 406 Venezuelan Navy Patrol Craft 48   14-Jul-99 Active
279 na PG 407 Venezuelan Navy Patrol Craft 48   14-Sep-99 Active
280 na PG 408 Venezuelan Navy Patrol Craft 48   14-Sep-99 Active
281 na PG 409 Venezuelan Navy Patrol Craft 48   14-Nov-99 Active
282 na PG 410 Venezuelan Navy Patrol Craft 48   14-Nov-99 Active
283 na PG 411 Venezuelan Navy Patrol Craft 48   7-Nov-99 Active
284 na PG 412 Venezuelan Navy Patrol Craft 48   7-Nov-99 Active
285 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     Nov-99 Active
286 na   U.S. Navy Patrol Craft     Nov-99 Active
287 na P 480 Sri Lankan Navy Patrol Craft 57   1999 Active
288 na P 481 Sri Lankan Navy Patrol Craft 57   1999 Active
289 na P 482 Sri Lankan Navy Patrol Craft 57   1999 Active
290 na P 483 Sri Lankan Navy Patrol Craft 57   1999 Active
291 na P 484 Sri Lankan Navy Patrol Craft 57   1999 Active
292 na P 485 Sri Lankan Navy Patrol Craft 57   1999 Active