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Fellows & Stewart, Wilmington CA

Most recent update: May 6, 2013.


Fellows & Stewart was established on Terminal Island by Joe Fellows, an English immigrant, in 1896, together with the well-known naval architect Joseph Pugh.  It was originally called the Joe Fellows Yacht & Launch Co., but was incorporated as Fellows & Stewart in 1917.  The yard was at Pier 206 on Terminal Island.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # Original Name Original Owner Type GT Feet Built Disposition
  Aloha William Waterhouse Schooner     1903  
  Adacio Wrigley Yacht     1912 Sank at its mooring 1998
  Broadbill   Yacht 34 66 1917 To USN 1917 as SP 823, to USCG 1919 as Swift, retired 1935, wrecked 1966
  Nora II   Fishing Vessel 24 55 1918 Sank 1938
  Comet Sidney Ehrman Marine Sedan   36 1922 Active
  Charade Rudolf Valentino Yacht 8   1926  
  Ida M Willard Van Brunt Sportfisher 16 45 1926 Later Ruth L (owned by Stan Laurel), Nada III, now Ida May
  Blue Moon   Yacht 23 56 1927 To USN 1941 as YP 111, to MARAD 1946, sold, active
  L. A. City No. 3 City of L.A. Fire Boat   40 1928  
  Hispaniola   Fishing Vessel 42 58 1928 Active
    Ezra Fitch Yacht 52 58 1930 Later Taku, Content Again, now Content
      Yawl 18 39 1931 Once owned by Errol Flynn, now Cheerio II
  Kanndalee   Yawl 20 47 1933 Later Carnation, now Galley Nipper
  Unnamed Cal. Fish & Game  Patrol Craft   45 1936  
  Unnamed Cal. Fish & Game  Patrol Craft   45 1936  
  Anacapa   Sloop 13 39 1936 Active
  Norconian II   Passenger 13 43 1936 Later Starlite, sank 1961
  Cholita   Sloop 16 46 1937 California 32, deleted
  Altamar Donald W. Douglas Sloop 11 41 1937 California 32, deleted 1994
  Tempest   Sloop 11 41 1937 California 32, active
  Escapade   Sloop 11 41 1937 California 32, deleted
  Amorita   Sloop 11 41 1937 California 32, deleted 2006
      Motor Sailer     1936 Now boatel Villita
  Nirvana II   Yacht 22 46 1937 Active
  Hel-Port II   Yacht 11 37 1937 Active
  L'Apache   Yacht 29 57 1938 Now Diamond Head
  Tantalus   Yacht   44 1938 Last Q-class boat
  Pegasus   Ketch 28 49 1941 Now Ripple
  SC 1003 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 24-Dec-42 To USCG 1945 as Air Partridge (WAVR 444), later Mount Independence
  SC 1004 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 21-Jan-43 To USCG 1945 as Air Peacock (WAVR 445)
  SC 1005 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 24-Feb-43 To MARAD 1946
  SC 1006 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 3-May-43 To MARAD 1946
  SC 1007 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 3-May-43 To the USSR 1945 as BO-332
  SC 1008 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 15-Jun-43 To MARAD 1948
  SC 1009 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 25-Jun-43 To USCG 1945 as Air Pelican (WAVR 446)
  SC 1010 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 15-Jul-43 To USCG 1945 as Air Penguin (WAVR 447)
  SC 1011 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 29-Jul-43 To the USSR 1945 as BO-327
  SC 1012 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 18-Aug-43 Destroyed by typhoon Louise 9-Oct-45
  SC 1370 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 6-Sep-43 Disposed of by the Navy 1948
  SC 1371 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 30-Sep-43 Disposed of by the Navy 1948
  SC 1372 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 1-Nov-43 Sold 1949 as Cairdeas, active
  SC 1373 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 1-Nov-43 To USCG 1945 as Air Wren (WAVR 480)
  SC 1374 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 15-Nov-43 Disposed of by the Navy 1948
  SC 1375 US Navy Sub Chaser 136d 110 30-Nov-43 Disposed of by the Navy 1948
  P 510 US Army Crash Boat   85 1943 Now Dream Maker
  P 511 US Army Crash Boat   85 1943  
  P 512 US Army Crash Boat   85 1943  
  P 513 US Army Crash Boat   85 1943  
  P 514 US Army Crash Boat   85 1943  
  P 515 US Army Crash Boat   85 1943  
  P 516 US Army Crash Boat   85 1943  
  P 517 US Army Crash Boat   85 1943  
  C- US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1943 Now Sitka Spruce
  C-26677 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Guide
  C-26678 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Speed
  C-26679 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944  
  C-26680 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944  
  C-26681 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944  
  C-26682 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944  
  C-26683 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air View
  C-26684 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944 Now Sonar Queen
  C-26685 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944 Later Music Man II, Foolish Pleasure, now Manta
  C-26686 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Trail
  C-26687 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Mist
  C-26688 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Chief
  C-26689 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Master
  C-26690 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Save, later Coolabah
  C-26691 US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944 To RAN as Air Mercy
  C- US Navy Crash Boat 23d 63 1944 Later Scallywag, Tortuga, now Torqua
  J 2246-2262 US Army Crash Boats   40 1945 17 boats
      Passenger  99 82 1944 Now Pacific Queen
      Passenger  99 82 1944 Now Ranger 85
      Passenger  111 82 1944 Later Inland Seas, now Vista
  Chiron   Yacht 15 44 1946 Now Bolero
      Yacht 10 39 1946 Now Serena
  Beagle II   Yacht 61 55 1952 Now Katherine Jane
  ST 21?? US Army Tug 66 67 1954 Later R. V. Day, now Skagit
14 ST 2100 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954 Later Barbara Jo, now Island Ranger
  ST 2101 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2102 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2103 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2104 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954 Later named Monmouth, sold 2003, now Jamestown
  ST 2105 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2106 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2107 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2108 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2109 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2110 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2111 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2112 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954 Sold as Erica S, later Rachele Brusco, now Tucker Brusco
  ST 2131 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954 Sold as Eva F, later Spar, Phantom, now Rocona II
  ST 2132 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2133 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954 Sold, now New Era
  ST 2134 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2135 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2136 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2178 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2179 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2180 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2181 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2182 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2183 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2184 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2185 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2186 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2187 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2188 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2189 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2190 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2191 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2192 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2193 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2194 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2195 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2196 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2197 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954  
  ST 2198 US Army Tug 850d 71 1954 Sold as Colbar, later Sigrid H, now Betty
  Fire Boat No. 1 City of Long Beach Fire Boat   40 1954  
  Fire Boat No. 2 City of Long Beach Fire Boat   40 1954  
  Metola A   Tug 47 56 1954 Active
  Sea Horse   Tug 47 56 1954 Active
  Lady Fair Donald W. Douglas Cruiser 72 63 1960 Active (New Zealand)
  Momi   Tug 163 65 1965 Later Joe Sevier, now Sailele