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Pacific Coast Engineering (PACECO), Alameda CA

Most recent update: June 26, 2014.


Pacific Coast Engineering Company was started as a boat builder before WWII.  It ceased active shipbuilding in 1976 when it invented the container crane and shifted its activities to that market.  If anyone can fill any of the gaps in the table below, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com.  See the shipyard site from the air on Google here.

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Ship Type GT Delivery Disposition
  231095 Alki City of Seattle Ferry 196 1927 Active
  174877 J. C. Freese Co. No. 3 Freese Service Co. Tank Barge 296 1940 NLD
    Mawkaw (YT 182) US Navy Tug 260d 6-Mar-43 Sold 1972
    Negwagon (YT 188) US Navy Tug 260d 31-Mar-43 Sold 1973
  951819 Nepanet (YT 189) US Navy Tug 260d Mar-43 Sold 1987 as Headwind, later Richard, now Vega
    Orono (YT 190) US Navy Tug 260d 29-May-43 To Guyana 1975
    Osamekin (YT 191) US Navy Tug 260d 12-Feb-43 Sank off Alaska 1945
125 254459 Barge 5 Tank Barge 5 Co. Tank Barge 758 1944 Later Tori J
  255282 Barge 6 United Towing Tank Barge 758 1944 NLD
  176688 Barge 11 Freese Service Co. Tank Barge 770 1946 NLD
  252724 Barge 12 Freese Service Co. Tank Barge 770 1947 NLD
  254358 Barge 11 Tank Barge 11 Co. Tank Barge 837 1947 NLD
140 257343 Frank G. White State Harbor Comm. Tug/Fireboat 80 1949 Later Jericho Chief, now Valiant
  257968 Barge 12 Tank Barge 12 Co. Tank Barge 1,481 1949 NLD
  258777 Barge 10 Freese Service Co. Tank Barge 805 1949 NLD
  261033 Barge 24 Tank Barge 24 Co. Tank Barge 1,480 1950 Active
  262398 Barge 15 Tank Barge 15 Co. Tank Barge 770 1951 NLD
  264148 Barge 25 Tank Barge 25 Co. Tank Barge 1,639 1952 Active
149 264277 Sea Rover Merchants & Shipowners Tug 184 1952 Active
150 264276 Sea Scout Merchants & Shipowners Tug 184 1952 Now Arcturus
152 264884 Barge 50 Harbor Lighterage Tank Barge 1,215 1953 Active
153 264985 Sea Duke Merchants & Shipowners Tug 184 1953 Now Robert J. Brusco
154 265240 Sea Queen Merchants & Shipowners Tug 184 1953 Now Gladiator (Canada)
155 267775 San Diegan Star & Crescent Tug 186 1953 Active
156 266089 Barge 16 Tank Barge 16 Co. Tank Barge 2,442 Aug-53 Active
  267135 Barge 21 Tank Barge 21 Co. Tank Barge 1,224 1954 Active
  267546 Barge 21 Freese Service Co. Tank Barge 1,224 1954 Active
  281932 Barge 25 Freese Service Co. Tank Barge 1,217 1960 Active
160 269023 Oil King Edward A. Delanty Tug 53 1954 Active
165 268871 Barge 17 Tank Barge 17 Co. Tank Barge 2,444 Jan-54 Active
  269060 Barge 24 Freese Service Co. Tank Barge 1,216 1955 Active
  269429 Barge 51 Harbor Lighterage Tank Barge 1,370 1955 Active
171 271778 Sea Hound Merchants & Shipowners Tug 180 1956 Now Rosarito
172 271780 Sea Otter Merchants & Shipowners Tug 180 1956 Now Los Santo V, wrecked in Colon RP 2013
174 273537 Sea Witch Merchants & Shipowners Tug 293 Apr-57 Active
175 273536 Sea Giant Merchants & Shipowners Tug 293 May-57 Active (Antigua)
177 272991 Pacific No. 2   Tank Barge 2,725 Jan-57 Later Chilkat Warrior, now ITB-272
178 272604 Carquinez   Ferry 537 1956 Later Blackbeard, now Noble Phoenix
179 273608 Barge 18 Tank Barge 18 Co. Tank Barge 2,438 1957 Grounded on Shemya I. 1958, still there
182 274677 Barge 14 Tank Barge 14 Co. Tank Barge 2,712 Aug-57 Now Barge 141
185 276707 Trojan   Tug 92 1958 Now Capt Reino Mattila
186   George F. Ferris   Jack-Up 6,648 Oct-58 Now Parker 21-J
187 278346 Barge 18 Tank Barge 18 Co. Tank Barge 3,179 Jan-59 Now Boaz
  287336 Cascade Stephen E. Nelson Deck Barge 1,557 1961 Active
200 292012 Skilak Protzman GA Landing Craft 171 1963 Now Seahorse
  293495 SBB XVIII Silver Bay Logging Ind. Vessel 3,364 1963 Active
204 294746 Jaramac Driller J. Ray McDermott Platform Rig 1,021 May-64 Now Polar Cub
207 298992 Daring Bay Towing Tug 196 Jun-65 Now Edward Brusco
209 500149 Sea Wolf Crowley Marine Services Tug 198 Aug-65 Now Narragansett
210 500707 Sea Lion Crowley Marine Services Tug 190 1965 Later Triton, now Wycliffe
212 504166 Sea Racer Crowley Marine Services Tug 190 Jun-66 Now Buckley McAllister
213 504597 Sea Monarch Crowley Marine Services Tug 190 1966 Active
  506578 429 J. T. C. Towing Deck Barge 516 1966 Active
215 505922 Samson   Tug 190 Jan-66 Now Jack Brusco
216 506463 Vigilant Bay Towing Tug 346 Dec-66 Now David Brusco
217 520935 Thelma   Barge 1,175 Aug-66 Now Weeks 544
    Koos Karrier   Landing Craft 245 1967 Active
221   McDermott Tidelands 011 J. Ray McDermott Deck Barge 2,545 May-67 Now Tideland 11
  na YFU 71 U.S. Navy Utility Boat 180d 14-Oct-67 Scrapped 1985
  na YFU 72 U.S. Navy Utility Boat 180d 24-Oct-67 Scrapped 1985
  na YFU 73 U.S. Navy Utility Boat 180d 20-Nov-67 To Cambodia 1970
  na YFU 74 U.S. Navy Utility Boat 180d 21-Dec-67 Sold 1986
  na YFU 75 U.S. Navy Utility Boat 180d 25-Jan-68 Sold 1986
  na YFU 76 U.S. Navy Utility Boat 180d Mar-68 Sold 1984
  na YFU 77 U.S. Navy Utility Boat 180d 17-May-68 To Dept. of Interior 1985
  na YFU 78 U.S. Navy Utility Boat 180d Jun-68 Destroyed in Danang 1969
  na YFU 79 U.S. Navy Utility Boat 180d Jul-68 Now IX 514
  na YFU 80 U.S. Navy Utility Boat 180d Aug-68 Scrapped 1977
  na YFU 81 U.S. Navy Utility Boat 180d 1-Sep-68 Active
  na YFU 82 U.S. Navy Utility Boat 180d Oct-68 Later IX 506, struck 2002
232 520271 Queen Mary   Fishing Vessel 509 1968 Active
233   Gina Karen V. Romani Fishing Vessel 715 1968 Later Bracero de Mar, foundered 1988
  na LCU 1637 U.S. Navy Landing Craft 190d 1968 Alum prototype, now Lady Kishma (Belize)
235 523613 Aleutian Queen North Coast Seafood Fishing Vessel 1,027 Jan-69 Later Polar Queen, now Dona Roge
244 522612 Lou Jean II L. Guidi Fishing Vessel 509 1969 Now Trinidad III (Panama)
245   Kathleen S. Navarra Fishing Vessel 511 1969 Now Polar Queen
250   Barge 3 Dutra Construction Derrick Barge 2,305 Dec-74 Now Superpesa II
252 562810 Foss 343 Foss Maritime Deck Barge 3,863 Feb-75 Now Marilyn Monroe
253 566922 D. B. 300 Connolly-Pacific Co. Deck Barge 2,614 Jul-75 Now D. B. Long Beach
254 567411 Lucky Buck Signature Seafoods Deck Barge 3,340 Apr-75 Active
255 576844 Barge 5 Dutra Construction Derrick Barge 2,468 Sep-76 Now Thomas W