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San Diego Marine Construction, San Diego CA

(later Southwest Marine, now BAE Systems)

Most recent update: June 27, 2014.


San Diego Marine Construction was established in 1915 by Captain Oakley J. Hall.  It was sold to Campbell Industries in 1972 and later to Southwest Marine, who converted it to a repair facility.  It is now the San Diego division of BAE Systems Ship Repair: see it from the air on Google here.  If anyone can fill any of the gaps in the table below, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com. 

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Ship Type GT Delivery Disposition
  222245 Joanne   Fishing Vessel 13 1917 Active
    Navigation       1922 To USN 1941 as Sard (PYc 23), YP 261 1942, struck 1944
    Emma R. S.     133 1928  
    Point Loma     133 1928  
    Shasta     157 1929  
    Alert     90 1930 To USN 1942 as YP 264, to MARAD 1946
    San Rafael     265 1930  
    City of San Diego John Nunes Freitas   294 1931 To USN 1942 as YP 283, to MARAD 1946
    Magellan     185 1931  
  232841 Sea Angler   Passenger 46 1933  
  240106 Silvergate   Passenger 49 1940  
  241322 Star   Passenger 33 1942  
  290862 Yankee Trader   Fishing Vessel 225 1943  
  na YMS 113 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 12-Aug-42 Reclassified 1947 as Brant (AMS 43), struck 1959
  na YMS 114 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 12-Aug-42 Reclassified 1947 as Courlan (AMS 44), struck 1959
  na YMS 115 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 21-Sep-42 Struck 1946
  na YMS 116 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 31-Oct-42 Struck 1946
  na YMS 143 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 16-Feb-43 To the USSR 1945 as T-522
  na YMS 144 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 17-Mar-43 To the USSR 1945 as T-523
  na YMS 145 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 21-Apr-43 To the USSR 1945 as T-524
  na YMS 146 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 23-Jun-43 Struck 1946
  na YMS 281 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 28-Jul-43 Struck 1946
  na YMS 282 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 26-Aug-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2282, to Poland 1948 as Mors, struck 1957
  na YMS 283 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 21-Sep-43 Struck 1946
  na YMS 284 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 29-Oct-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2284, struck 1946
  na PCS 1445 US Navy Sub Chaser 278d 9-Mar-44 To Korea 1952 as Geum Seong
  na PCS 1446 US Navy Sub Chaser 278d 19-Apr-44 To Korea 1952 as Mok Seong
  na PCS 1447 US Navy Sub Chaser 278d 16-Aug-44 Completed as YMS 475, struck 1946, sold 1947
  na PCS 1448 US Navy Sub Chaser 278d 21-Nov-44 Completed as YMS 476, to Korea 1952 as Hwa Seong
    Sharon Gale   Fishing Vessel 199 1946 Active
123   Challenger   Tug 184 1948 Active
124 259366 Starcrest Wade A. Carter Fishing Vessel 199 1949 Active
126 263383 Monterey Star & Crescent Ferry 82 1952 Active
  266490 Richard Ervin S. Bakken Tug 67 1953 Active
129 277633 San Jacinto   Tug 163 1958 Later Kelly Murphy 1969, Avenger 1973, NLD
131 279633 Star & Crescent No. 26   Tank Barge 185 Aug-59 Later P. T. & S. No. 26, NLD
132 284000 Starcrescent   Tug 192 1960 Now Michelle S.
134 288487 DB 17   Deck Barge 494 1961 Now Vantage
135 288101 Coronado   Ferry 54 1962 Now Sammy G
136 290484 Mauna Loa Salmon Bay Line Tug 199 1963 Active
138 297090 Pacific Mariner Pacific Towboat Tug 197 Jan-64 Later Wendy Foss 1972, Chahunta 1987, Hunter D 1991, Chilkat Hunter 1993, Gimrock Atlas 2002, Ocean Atlas, active
139 298925 E. Whitney Olson, Jr.   Tug 248 Jan-65 Later Suncrescent 1978, Thunder Bay 1990, Kelly Falgout 1997, Cape Eagle, Delta Fury 2001, NLD
  298925 Lady Ora Lady Ora, LLC Tug  198 1965 Active
    Palomar Star & Crescent Towing Tug     Later Lorna Foss 1979
  504114 Echo III   Ferry 13 Mar-66 Now Drag-On
141 505327 Mercury   Tug 195 Aug-66 Later Richard Brusco 2000, active
  505638 Willow Bay   Ferry 13 May-66 Now Shawnodese
  508214 Bo Brusco Brusco Tug & Barge Tug 120 Dec-67 Active
    YC 1485 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 22-Apr-68 Active
    YC 1486 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 20-May-68 Active
  1113112 YC 1487 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 1-Aug-68 Sold 1999 as Best Boy
    YC 1488 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 1968 Sold 1995
    YC 1489 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 20-Sep-68 Active
    YC 1490 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 20-Sep-68 Active
    YC 1491 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 7-Oct-68 Active
    YC 1492 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 6-Nov-68 Active
    YC 1493 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 2-Dec-68 Struck 2001
    YC 1494 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 20-Jan-69 Active
    YC 1495 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 20-Jan-69 Active
    YC 1496 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 1-Mar-69 Sold 1999
    YC 1497 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 1969 Struck 1984
    YC 1498 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 23-Apr-69 Later YPD 45, sold 2005
  1113113 YC 1499 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 1-Apr-69 Sold 1999 as Bad Boy
  522572 Golden Gate Golden Gate Bridge Ferry 97 Sep-69 Now Point Loma
163 525457 Antonina C   Fishing Vessel 756 1970 Later Veronika (Vanuatu)
164 526971 Sea Quest   Fishing Vessel 1,034 1970 Later Mathawwolwol 1990, Betty C 1995, active
165 524656 Jacqueline A   Fishing Vessel 771 1970 Later Madelyn G, NLD
166   Quo Vadis Joe Rodgers Fishing Vessel 886 1970 Active
171 na City of Lisbon   Fishing Vessel 1,168 1971 Now Sansun Ranger (Ecuador)
173 531733 Mary S   Fishing Vessel 916 1971 Now South Seas (Venezuela)
174 533820 Frances Ann   Fishing Vessel 906 1971 Later Sea Wolf 1980, Manzanares 1988, Seoul 1988, Mareta 1989, Galeb 1992, active
178 539567 Maria Elena   Fishing Vessel 870 1972 Later Bold Phoenician 1977, Fenicio, Alaska I 1985, active
179 542014 Carol Virginia   Fishing Vessel 908 1972 Later Bold Fleet 1978, Intrepido 1985, active
    Carol Ann   Fishing Vessel   1971  
181 536484 Rosa Olivia   Fishing Vessel 1,245 1971 Now Alaska Voyager
182 536720 Mary Elizabeth   Fishing Vessel 916 1971 Later Rose Ann Marie 1978, Freedom, Southern Freedom 1984, Flamarca IX 1988, Amazonas 1994, NLD
183 552892 Proud Heritage Sea Quest Fishing Vessel 972 1973 Active
184 544150 Calypso Atumar Fishing Vessel 1,059 1972 Later Calipso 1996, NLD
185 551471 Sandra C Pescatun de Colombia Fishing Vessel 990 1973 Later Captain Steven Scott, Caribe 1979, NLD
186 553774 Theresa Ann   Fishing Vessel 1,153 1973 Later Osprey 1979, John V. Vickers 1991, Lizi 1996, NLD
187 553775 Patricia Lee   Fishing Vessel 958 Jan-74 Later Constellation 1979, NLD
188 558059 Katherine Lisa   Fishing Vessel 958 Jun-74 Later Falcon 1979, NLD
189   Elizabeth Anne   Fishing Vessel 958 Nov-74 Later Connecticut 1979, NLD
190 568033 Hornet III Hornet Fishing Vessel 985 Aug-75 Active
193   Sea Hawk   Fishing Vessel 989 Dec-76 Now Sea Hawk No. 1
194 580303 Kelstar Kelco Kelp Dredger 195 1977 Active (Mexico)

Built by Southwest Marine

    YON 301 US Navy Tank Barge 382 1983 Sold 2004
    YON 302 US Navy Tank Barge 382 1983 Sold 2004