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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 then in 1979 to Southwest Marine, who stopped building boats in 1983 and concentrated on the repair business.  In 2003, Southwest Marine was sold to U.S. Marine Repair, which became BAE Systems Ship Repair in 2005 and the yard continues today as a repair facility, immediately next door to NASSCO.  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 Ft. Delivery Disposition

Built by San Diego  Marine Construction

  222245 Joanne   Fishing Vessel 133 43 1917  
  227920 Emma R. S. Guy H. Silva Fishing Vessel 148 89 1928  
  227993 Point Loma   Fishing Vessel 133   1928  
  228928 Shasta Jack Canepa Fishing Vessel 180 90 1929  
  230108 San Rafael   Fishing Vessel 265   1930  
  239140 Alert   Fishing Vessel 180 90 1930 To USN 1942 as YP 264, to MARAD 1946
  230632 Magellan   Fishing Vessel 172 94 1931  
  231091 City of San Diego John Nunes Freitas Fishing Vessel 311 115 1931 To USN 1942 as YP 283, to MARAD 1946
  232841 Sea Angler   Passenger 46 59 1933  
  240106 Silvergate   Passenger 49 58 1940  
  241322 Star   Passenger 33 65 1942  
    YMS 113 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 12-Aug-42 Reclassified 1947 as Brant (AMS 43), struck 1959
    YMS 114 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 12-Aug-42 Reclassified 1947 as Courlan (AMS 44), struck 1959
    YMS 115 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 21-Sep-42 Struck 1946
    YMS 116 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 31-Oct-42 Struck 1946
  U.S.S.R. YMS 143 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 16-Feb-43 To the USSR 1945 as T-522
  U.S.S.R. YMS 144 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 17-Mar-43 To the USSR 1945 as T-523
  U.S.S.R. YMS 145 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 21-Apr-43 To the USSR 1945 as T-524
    YMS 146 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 23-Jun-43 Struck 1946
    YMS 281 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 28-Jul-43 Struck 1946
  U.K. YMS 282 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 26-Aug-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2282, to Poland 1948 as Mors, struck 1957
  290862 YMS 283 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 21-Sep-43 Struck 1946, sold 1963 as Yankee Trader, stranded 1973 in San Pedro CA
  U.K. YMS 284 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 29-Oct-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2284, struck 1946
  Korea PCS 1445 US Navy Sub Chaser 278d 136 9-Mar-44 To Korea 1952 as Geum Seong
  Korea PCS 1446 US Navy Sub Chaser 278d 136 19-Apr-44 To Korea 1952 as Mok Seong
    PCS 1447 US Navy Sub Chaser 278d 136 16-Aug-44 Completed as YMS 475, struck 1946, sold 1947
  Korea PCS 1448 US Navy Sub Chaser 278d 136 21-Nov-44 Completed as YMS 476, to Korea 1952 as Hwa Seong
  249129 Sharon Gale   Fishing Vessel 195 95 1946 Later Palomar
123 256806 Challenger Star & Crescent Towing  Tug 184 95 1948  
124 259366 Starcrest Wade A. Carter Fishing Vessel 199 100 1949  
126 263383 Monterey Star & Crescent Towing Ferry 82 62 1952  
  266490 Richard Ervin S. Bakken Tug 67 65 1953  
129 277633 San Jacinto   Tug 163 98 1958 Later Kelly Murphy 1969, Avenger 1973
131 279633 Star & Crescent No. 26 Star & Crescent Towing Tank Barge 185 80 Aug-59 Later P. T. & S. No. 26
132 284000 Starcrescent Star & Crescent Towing Tug 192 103 1960 Now Michelle S.
134 288487 DB 17   Deck Barge 494 112 1961 Now Vantage
135 288101 Coronado   Ferry 54 62 1962 Later American Endeavor, now Sammy G
136 290484 Mauna Loa Salmon Bay Line Tug 147 113 1963 Active
138 297090 Pacific Mariner Pacific Towboat Tug 197 110 Jan-64 Later Wendy Foss 1972, Chahunta 1987, Hunter D 1991, Chilkat Hunter 1993, Gimrock Atlas 2002, Ocean Atlas
139 298925 E. Whitney Olson Pacific Towboat Tug 198 109 Jan-65 Later Suncrescent 1978, Thunder Bay 1990, Kelly Falgout 1997, Cape Eagle, Delta Fury 2001, Lady Ora
140   Palomar Star & Crescent Towing Tug       Later Lorna Foss 1979
141 505327 Mercury   Tug 195 106 Aug-66 Later Richard Brusco 2000
  504114 Echo III   Ferry 13 37 Mar-66 Now Drag-On
  505638 Willow Bay   Ferry 13 37 May-66 Now Shawnodese
  508214 Bo Brusco Brusco Tug & Barge Tug 120 77 Dec-67 Now Bristol Persistence
    YC 1485 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 22-Apr-68 Active
    YC 1486 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 20-May-68 Active
  1113112 YC 1487 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 1-Aug-68 Sold 1999 as Best Boy, now YC-3
    YC 1488 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 1968 Sold 1995
    YC 1489 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 20-Sep-68 Active
    YC 1490 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 20-Sep-68 Active
    YC 1491 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 7-Oct-68 Active
    YC 1492 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 6-Nov-68 Active
    YC 1493 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 2-Dec-68 Struck 2001
    YC 1494 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 20-Jan-69 Active
    YC 1495 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 20-Jan-69 Sold 2009
    YC 1496 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 1-Mar-69 Scrapped 1999
    YC 1497 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 1969 Struck 1984
    YC 1498 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 23-Apr-69 Later YPD 45, sold 2005
  1113113 YC 1499 US Navy Open Lighter 144d 110 1-Apr-69 Sold 1999 as Bad Boy, now YC-4
  522572 Golden Gate Golden Gate Bridge Ferry 97 103 Sep-69 Later Point Loma
163 525457 Antonina C Louis Castagnola Inc. Fishing Vessel 756 165 1970 Later Veronika (Vanuatu)
164 526971 Sea Quest M/V Sea Quest, Inc. Fishing Vessel 758 165 1970 Later Mathawwolwol 1990, Betty C 1995
165 524656 Jacqueline A   Fishing Vessel 771 165 1970 Later Madelyn G
166   Quo Vadis Joe Rodgers Fishing Vessel 886   1970 Active
171   City of Lisbon   Fishing Vessel 1,168   1971 Now Sansun Ranger (Ecuador)
173 531733 Mary S   Fishing Vessel 916 194 1971 Now South Seas (Venezuela)
174 533820 Frances Ann   Fishing Vessel 906 214 1971 Later Sea Wolf 1980, Manzanares 1988, Seoul 1988, Mareta 1989, Galeb 1992
178 539567 Maria Elena   Fishing Vessel 1,246 198 1972 Later Bold Phoenician 1977, Fenicio, Alaska I 1985
179 542014 Carol Virginia   Fishing Vessel 908 194 1972 Later Bold Fleet 1978, Intrepido 1985
    Carol Ann   Fishing Vessel     1971  
181 536484 Rosa Olivia FCA Holdings Fishing Vessel 1,245 203 1971 Later Alaska Voyager, now Cristina
182 536720 Mary Elizabeth   Fishing Vessel 916 194 1971 Later Rose Ann Marie 1978, Freedom, Southern Freedom 1984, Flamarca IX 1988, Amazonas 1994
183 552892 Proud Heritage Sea Quest Fishing Vessel 972 195 1973 Active
184 544150 Calypso Atumar Fishing Vessel 995 195 1972  
185 551471 Sandra C Pescatun de Colombia Fishing Vessel 973 195 1973 Later Captain Steven Scott, Caribe 1979
186 553774 Theresa Ann   Fishing Vessel 958 194 1973 Later Osprey 1979, John V. Vickers 1991, Lizi 1996
187 553775 Patricia Lee   Fishing Vessel 958 195 Jan-74 Later Constellation 1979
188 558059 Katherine Lisa   Fishing Vessel 958 195 Jun-74 Later Falcon 1979
189 561336 Elizabeth Anne   Fishing Vessel 958 195 Nov-74 Later Connecticut 1979
190 568033 Hornet III Hornet Fishing Vessel 985 196 Aug-75 Active
193 578931 Sea Hawk   Fishing Vessel 989 196 Dec-76 Now Sea Hawk I (Korea)
194 580303 Kelstar ISP Alginates Inc. Kelp Dredger 195 164 1977 Active (Mexico)

Built by Southwest Marine

1   50WB771 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979  
2   50WB772 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979  
3   50WB773 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979  
4   50WB774 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979  
5   50WB775 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979  
6   50WB776 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979  
7   50WB777 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979  
8 1098903 50WB778 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979 Sold as Parker II
9 1087265 50WB779 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979 Sold as Perserverance
10   50WB7710 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979  
11   50WB7711 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979  
12   50WB7712 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979  
13   50WB7713 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979  
14 1196931 50WB7714 US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979 Sold as Lucky Lady
  1239590 50WB77?? US Navy LCM/Work Boat 29 50 1979 One of the above: sold as Mary K. Zimin
15 630766 Heavy Lift Southwest Marine Deck Barge 337 100 1981 Active
  1164239 YON 301 US Navy Tank Barge 382 184 1983 Sold 2004 as CSM 31
  1164242 YON 302 US Navy Tank Barge 382 184 1983 Sold 2004 as 302