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Harbor Boat Building, Terminal Island CA

Most recent update: November 6, 2014.


Harbor Boat Building Company was founded by Romolo Rados in 1919.  After WWII, it called itself Harco, opened a plant in Wilmington and started marketing standard-design motor boats: these boats are not included in this table.  It was sold to LTV in 1959, to Omega-Alpha, Inc., in 1971, and closed in the 1970s.  See the Wharf Street site - where the Gahagan Bryant facility is today - from the air on Google here.  If anyone can add to the table below, please e-mail me at timcolton@aol.com.  Thanks to John Gregory Rados for the record from 1925 through 1944.

Hull # O.N. Name Customer Type Tons Feet Delivery Disposition
1 Monsoon Donald Ayres Sail Boat   45 1925 First boat built by Harbor BB
2 St. Joseph   Fish Boat   30 1926  
3 226277 Gloria R Frank Lombardo Fish Boat 53 69 1926 NLD
4 Shoodle   Sail Boat   32 1926  
5 Pal   Fish Boat   74 1926  
6 Horizon   Fish Boat   75 1926  
7 El Dorado   Yacht   70 1926  
8 Moana   Sail Boat   38 1926  
9 Lucky Strike IV   Yacht   45 1927  
10 Louise Ray   Fish Boat   88 1927  
11 N. Sole   Fish Boat   40 1927  
12 Unnamed   Tender   15 1927  
13 Tai Fung   Sail Boat   45 1927  
14 226954 Hawk II Andrew Xitco Fish Boat 77 69 1927 NLD
15 227148 Aleksander I Stjepen Trutanich Fish Boat 75 72 1927 NLD
16 227146 Costa Rica II Steve Gargas Fish Boat 72 69 1927 NLD
17 227246 Pacific Sam Braco Tug 84 73 1927 To USN 1940 as YTL 172, later Sparrow (AMc 31), Marin (YN 53), YNT 31, sold 1947
18 235122 Patriotic John Ryono Fish Boat 81 73 1927 NLD
19 Tekla   Fish Boat   34 1927  
20 Acalin   Fish Boat   70 1928  
21 Bob & Jack   Fish Boat   50 1928  
22 Mardi Gras   Sail Boat   45 1928  
23 227893 Dolphin   Yacht 75 82 1928 Now Portola
24 Adventurer   Fish Boat 201 113 1928  
25 L-63 U. S. Army Mine Layer   64 1928  
26 Acushla Macree   Yacht   80 1928  
27 232625 Southern Cross Coast Fishing Fish Boat 253 110 1928 NLD
28 228591 Mary Kay Hugo L. Menke Yacht 19 43 1929 To USN 1941 as YP 122, small boat 1942
29 Hermana   Yacht 253 69 1929 To USN 1942 as YP 410, to MARAD 1946
30 Mickey   Sail Boat   30 1929  
31 Arbutus III   Yacht   63 1929  
32 229536 White Star Van Camp S.F. Fish Boat 193 94 1929 NLD
33 230013 Rajo Rajo Fishing Fish Boat 247 115 1929 NLD
34 230148 Pagan Theo. A. Peterman Yacht 58  54 1930 NLD
35 Ahoyoha   Cruiser   34 1930  
36 230209 Sea Ranger Roko Katnic Fish Boat 111 77 1930 NLD
37 Moby Dick   Speed Boat   21 1930  
38 Unnamed P. Whittier Tender   16 1930  
39 231019 Olympic Pioneer Tuna Fish Boat 325 117 1931 NLD
40 231097 Holiday Irene S. Reed Cruiser 83 80 1931 NLD
41 Falcon   Sail Boat   30 1931  
42 Gaby M   Yacht   27 1931  
43 Pipit   Sail Boat   30 1932  
44 239982 Nightingale Anna C. Foster Fish Boat 14 44 1933 NLD
45 Ahoyoha Too   Cruiser   31 1934  

46

233868 Star of Monterey John Russo Purse Seiner 104 81 1935 To USN 1942 as YP 325, returned 1946
47 233869 Star of San Pedro   Purse Seiner 112 81 1935 To USN 1940 as Frigate Bird (AMc 27), returned 1945
48 234205 Long Island Marko Pesusich Purse Seiner 113 73 1935 NLD
49 234305 Sea Pride Andrew Tipich Purse Seiner 105 69 1935 NLD
50 WPC 411 US Coast Guard Patrol Boat   80 1936 Later 80305, sold 1946
51 WPC 412 US Coast Guard Patrol Boat   80 1936 Later 80306, sold 1946
52 WPC 413 US Coast Guard Patrol Boat   80 1936 Later 80307, sold 1946
53 250879 WPC 414 US Coast Guard Patrol Boat 77 80 1936 Later 80308, sold 1946 as Black Hawk, later Landmark
54 234328 Sea Breeze   Purse Seiner   83 1936 To USN 1940 as Chatterer (AMc 16), returned 1945
55 236318 Sea Rover Vince Simich Purse Seiner 146 71 1936 To USN 1940 as Plover (AMc 3), returned 1945
56 235521 City of San Pedro   Purse Seiner 210 85 1936 To USN 1940 as Magpie (AMc 2), returned 1945
57 233501 Conte di Savoia   Purse Seiner 180 78 1937 To USN 1940 as Sanderling (AMc 11), returned 1945
58 236832 New Limited Carlo Sima Purse Seiner 94 71 1938 NLD
59   Warren Wood Cruiser   40 1939  
60   Rados and Berg Tender   20 1939  
61 240408 Vantuna   Fish Boat 19 45 1939  
62 239285 Madeirense Madeirense Inc. Tuna Boat 307 110 1940 To USN 1941 as YP 238, to MARAD 1946
63 239651 Democracy John Rados Purse Seiner 151 81 1940 To USN 1942 as YP 267, later Saturn
64 239786 Southwestern W. J. Gillis Fish Boat 13 38 1940 NLD
65 240387 St. George Joe Balestreri Tuna Boat 209 90 1941 To USN 1942 as YP 286, to MARAD 1946
66 240113 Alamo Hubert I. Houssels Fish Boat 17 40 1941  
  240288 Sea Breeze Anthony Sattalich Fish Boat 10 35 1941 NLD
  240984 New Kentucky Anton Kordich Fish Boat 22 41 1941 NLD
100 279935 C-2001 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941 Later Manuahi
101 C-2002 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941  
102 C-2003 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941  
103 C-2004 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941  
104 C-2005 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941  
105 528071 C-2006 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941 Later Ginny Lee
106 C-2007 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941  
107 254814 C-2008 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941 Later Golden Doubloon
108 254210 C-2009 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941 Later Inez B, Sharpshooter
109 291575 C-2010 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941 Later Comakath III
110 C-2011 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941  
111 263861 C-2223 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941 Later Fisherman II
112 C-2224 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941  
113 C-2225 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941  
114 C-2226 US Navy Target Boat 55 60 1941  
131 252872 YMS 117 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 11-Apr-42 Struck 1946, later pilot boat Peacock
132 YMS 118 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 7-May-42 Struck 1946
133 YMS 119 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 11-Jun-42 Struck 1946
134 YMS 120 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 1-Aug-42 Later Crossbill (AMS 45) 1947, struck 1959
143 na BPT 43 US Navy Torpedo Boat 56d 70 Feb-43 To Britain 1943 as MTB 301
144 na BPT 44 US Navy Torpedo Boat 56d 70 Feb-43 To Britain 1943 as MTB 302
145 na BPT 45 US Navy Torpedo Boat 56d 70 Feb-43 To Britain 1943 as MTB 303
146 na BPT 46 US Navy Torpedo Boat 56d 70 Feb-43 To Britain 1943 as MTB 304
147 na BPT 47 US Navy Torpedo Boat 56d 70 Mar-43 To Britain 1943 as MTB 305
148 na BPT 48 US Navy Torpedo Boat 56d 70 Mar-43 To Britain 1943 as MTB 306
151 na SC 722 US Navy Sub Chaser 95d 110 14-Nov-42 To Taiwan 1948
152 na SC 723 US Navy Sub Chaser 95d 110 7-Dec-42 To Taiwan 1948 but lost in typhoon en route
153 SC 724 US Navy Sub Chaser 95d 110 23-Dec-42 To the NDRF 1946
154 SC 725 US Navy Sub Chaser 95d 110 2-Jan-43 To the NDRF 1946
155 SC 726 US Navy Sub Chaser 95d 110 18-Jan-43 To the NDRF 1946
156 SC 727 US Navy Sub Chaser 95d 110 9-Feb-43 Transferred foreign 1947
157 264649 SC 728 US Navy Sub Chaser 95d 110 8-Mar-43 Sold as Viajero II
158 SC 729 US Navy Sub Chaser 95d 110 19-Apr-43 To the NDRF 1948
161 YMS 313 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 12-Jun-43 Struck 1946
162 YMS 314 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 15-Jul-43 Struck 1946
163 YMS 315 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 16-Aug-43 Struck 1946
164 YMS 316 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 25-Aug-43 Struck 1946
165 na YMS 393 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 14-Sep-43 To China 1948, struck 1976
166 YMS 394 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 22-Oct-43 Struck 1946
167 YMS 395 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 19-Nov-43 Later Linnet (AMS 24), struck 1968
168 YMS 396 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 11-Jan-44 Struck 1946
171 PT 362 US Navy Torpedo Boat 56d 80 May-43 Destroyed 1945
172 PT 363 US Navy Torpedo Boat 56d 80 Jun-43 Sunk 1944
173 PT 364 US Navy Torpedo Boat 56d 80 Jun-43 Destroyed 1945
174 PT 365 US Navy Torpedo Boat 56d 80 Jun-43 Destroyed 1945
175 PT 366 US Navy Torpedo Boat 56d 80 Jun-43 Sold 1946
176 PT 367 US Navy Torpedo Boat 56d 80 Jun-43 Destroyed 1945
181 255660 PCS 1441 US Navy Sub Chaser 245d 136 5-Apr-44 Later fishing vessel Admiral
182 na PCS 1442 US Navy Sub Chaser 245d 136 29-Mar-44 To South Korea 1952
183 na PCS 1443/YMS 473 US Navy Sub Chaser 245d

136

22-Aug-44 To South Korea 1948 as Ko Won, sunk 1948
184 278744 PCS 1444/YMS 474 US Navy Sub Chaser 245d 136 23-Jun-44 Sold 1956 as Conneaut, later Sioux City
191 C-20992 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
192 C-20993 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
193 C-20994 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
194 C-20995 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
195 C-20996 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
196 C-20997 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
197 C-20998 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
198 C-20999 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
199 C-21000 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
200 290643 C-21001 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944 Later Jeanne Marie
201 C-26652 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
202 C-26653 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
203 C-26654 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
204 C-26655 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
205 C-26656 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
206 C-26657 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
207 C-26658 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
208 C-26659 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
209 C-26660 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
210 C-26661 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
211 C-26662 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
212 C-26663 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
213 C-26664 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
214 C-26665 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
215 C-26666 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
216 C-26667 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
217 na C-26668 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Spray
218 na C-26669 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Sense
219 na C-26670 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Bird
220 na C-26671 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Cloud
221 na C-26696 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Rest
222 na C-26697 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Clan
223 na C-26698 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Watch
231 C-36272 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
232 C-36273 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
233 264142 C-36274 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944 Later Joho' Bo
234 C-36275 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
235 C-36276 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
236 C-36277 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
237 276311 C-36278 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944 Later Isle of Fire
238 C-36279 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
239 C-36280 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
240 C-36281 US Navy ASR Boat 23d 63 1944  
  299307 Orel   Yacht 46 61 1944 Ex-ASR boat, active
  256740 Buccaneer   Yacht 44 61 1944 Ex-ASR boat, NLD
  521228 The Mary M   Yacht 67 62 1944 Ex-ASR boat, active
245 246666 City of San Pedro   Purse Seiner  138 81 1944  
251 YP 617 US Navy Patrol Boat   128 1944 To MARAD 1947
252 YP 618 US Navy Patrol Boat   128 1944 To MARAD 1947

 

248823 Calistar   Fishing Vessel 247 100 1946 NLD
  na Aconit (MSC 66) French Navy Minesweeper 390d 144 16-Mar-53 M 640, to Tunisia 1977 as Sousse (M 640), scrapped 1988
  na Azalee (MSC 67) French Navy Minesweeper 390d 144 1-Jun-53 M 665, scrapped 1985
  na Camelia (MSC 68) French Navy Minesweeper 390d 144 10-Aug-53 M 671, scrapped 1983
  na Peacock (MSC 198) U.S. Navy Minesweeper 390d 144 16-Mar-55 Scrapped 1976
  na Phoebe (MSC 199) U.S. Navy Minesweeper 390d 144 29-Apr-55 Scrapped 1976
  na Ulvsund (MSC 263) Danish Navy Minesweeper 390d 144 20-Sep-56 M 577, struck 1988
  na Vilsund (MSC 264) Danish Navy Minesweeper 390d 144 15-Nov-56 M 578, struck 1995

 

MTR 358 U.S. Navy Torpedo Retriever   72 1957  

 

MTR 702 U.S. Navy Torpedo Retriever   72 1959  

 

MTR 703 U.S. Navy Torpedo Retriever   72 1959  

 

MTR 704 U.S. Navy Torpedo Retriever   72 1959  
  na Kumsan (MSC 284) Korean Navy Minesweeper 390d 144 12-Jun-59 M 551, active
  na Koheung (MSC 285) Korean Navy Minesweeper 390d 144 14-Aug-59 M 552, active
  na Kumkok (MSC 286) Korean Navy Minesweeper 390d 144 30-Aug-59 M 553, active
YFN 1216 U.S. Navy Lighter 144d 110 Jan-65 Later YFP 12, sold 2001
YFN 1217 U.S. Navy Lighter 144d 110 Feb-65 Active
1140219 YFN 1218 U.S. Navy Lighter 144d 110 Mar-65 Sold 2000 as GC 31
1208914 YFN 1219 U.S. Navy Lighter 144d 110 Mar-65 Sold 1996 as Bristol Lady
1172646 YFN 1220 U.S. Navy Lighter 144d 110 Apr-65 Sold 2003 as GC 40
YFN 1221 U.S. Navy Lighter 144d 110 May-65 Struck 2001
YFN 1222 U.S. Navy Lighter 144d 110 Jun-65 Active
YFN 1223 U.S. Navy Lighter 144d 110 Jun-65 Sold 1999
981279 C-13110 U.S. Navy Mk. 4 Utility Boat 29 50 1965 Later Shannon Dee, Maggie Scott
C-13111 U.S. Navy Mk. 4 Utility Boat   50 1965  
C-13112 U.S. Navy Mk. 4 Utility Boat   50 1965  
1067932 C-13113 U.S. Navy Mk. 4 Utility Boat 40 50 1965 Later Wreck Master, Surface Interval
1028366 C-13114 U.S. Navy Mk. 4 Utility Boat 29 50 1965 Later Mr. Peepers, Johnnyboy, now Phenix
C-13115 U.S. Navy Mk. 4 Utility Boat   50 1965  
C-13116 U.S. Navy Mk. 4 Utility Boat   50 1965  
1021392 C-13117 U.S. Navy Mk. 4 Utility Boat 18 50 1965 Now Waterfall
C-13118 U.S. Navy Mk. 4 Utility Boat   50 1965 Now SSS Conquest
  1071321 C-1311? U.S. Navy Mk. 4 Utility Boat 20 50 1965 Later Miss H B Good II, now Tortuga