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Peacetime Construction in Other Yards in Texas


This table lists boats and barges built in peacetime by other boatbuilders in Texas.  Most of these yards flourished in the boom of the 1970s and some had sufficient output to justify the development of their own table: I will get to that eventually.

Shipbuilder Location Hull #   Original Name or Pennant # Original Owner Vessel Type GT Feet Delivery Disposition
Acme Shipbuilders Dickinson TX     Mary E. Stapp Stapp Towing Towboat     1966 Active
Aker Gulf Marine Ingleside TX 1   Global Pioneer Global Industries Supply Boat 2,503   1996 Active
A-Line Towing Houston TX     Tad A-Line Towing Towboat     1976 Now Miss Julie
American Bridge Orange TX     Hugh Parker Warrior & Gulf Navigation Towboat     1956 Now Ashley Lay
Andy International Brownsville TX     Southport II Southport City Fishing Vessel 146   1974 Active
Bauer Dredging Port Lavaca TX       US Army Ferry     1942 MAJ R. O. White
Bauer Dredging Port Lavaca TX     Capt. Frank E. Bauer Bauer Dredging Tug     1955 Now Jack Fisher
Bauer Dredging Port Lavaca TX     John Sterling   Tug     1965  
Bauer Dredging Port Lavaca TX     Glenn E. Bauer   Tug     1966  
Bayou SY Bridge City TX     Armadillo Tex-Mar Towing Towboat     1980 Now Mr. T
Bayou SY Bridge City TX     E. W. Barber Port Neches Towing Towboat     1980 Active
Bayou SY Bridge City TX     Martha Renae McLain Towing Towboat     1980 Active
Bayou SY Bridge City TX     Miss Brandy B & B Marine Associates Towboat     1980 Now Connie Jean
Bayou SY Bridge City TX     Alamo Express Alamo Barge Line Towboat     1981 Now Miss Rachel
Bayou SY Bridge City TX     Alamo Spirit Alamo Barge Line Towboat     1981 Now Spirit
Bayou SY Bridge City TX     Delores C Bridge City Towing Towboat     1981 Now Bruce Bordelon
Bayou SY Bridge City TX     Delta Diamond 10 Dowell Schlumpberger Towboat     1981 Now Bronco
Bayou SY Bridge City TX     Delta Diamond 9 Dowell Schlumpberger Towboat     1981 Now Roan
Bayou SYs Seabrook TX 40   Linda Ann Linda Ann Fishing Vessel 154   1980 Now Silver Sea
Billy Nghiem Dickinson TX     Golden Star Dung LV Fishing Vessel 116   1987 Active
Blume's Seafood Port Bolivar TX     Miss Adrianne Hardy JC Fishing Vessel 123   1988 Active
Border Marine Ways Brownsville TX 1   Luxury Liner Harrington Shrimp Fishing Vessel 116   1966 Active
Border Marine Ways Brownsville TX 2   Valley King   Fishing Vessel 116   1966 Now J. P. Moore
Border Marine Ways Brownsville TX 3   Louise L La Bell Shrimp Fishing Vessel 114   1967 Active
Border Marine Ways Brownsville TX     Crystal Blue Nguyen M Fishing Vessel     1977 Crystal Blue
Border Marine Ways Brownsville TX     Golden Hind Four Winds Fishing Vessel 110   1977 Active
Border Marine Ways Brownsville TX     Nora I Island Dredging Tug 112   1977 Now Liza M
Bosworth, M. L. Dickinson TX     Southern Breeze   Fishing Vessel 144   1973 Now Mistal
Bosworth, M. L. Dickinson TX     Katrina Lee CPR Fishing Fishing Vessel 193   1981 Active
Brown & Root Anahuac TX 65   Carl Burkhart   Dredge 1595   1965 Now Wallace McGeorge
Brown & Root Anahuac TX 870   Jim Galloway SeaRiver Maritime Tug 165   1973 Active
Brown & Root Ingleside TX     Lois Anne   Tug     1978  
Brushingham, Robert M. Surfside TX 2   Mr. Ethan Brushingham RM Fishing Vessel 104   1988 Now Leroy Tennishoe
C.& M. Shipbldg. Bridge City TX     Bettye B Intracoastal Marine Towboat     1979 Now Allura
C.& M. Shipbldg. Bridge City TX     Brenda Sue Cajun Marine Service Towboat     1979 Now Shifter I
C.& M. Shipbldg. Bridge City TX     Mr. Robby Cajun Marine Service Towboat     1979 Now Brown Eagle
C.& M. Shipbldg. Bridge City TX     Union City Service Union City Barge Line Towboat     1979 Now Jackie S
C.& M. Shipbldg. Bridge City TX     Andie B Gulf South Marine Towboat     1980 Active
C.& M. Shipbldg. Bridge City TX     Becky Lee Gulf South Marine Towboat     1980 Active
C.& M. Shipbldg. Bridge City TX     Cajun Spirit Cajun Marine Service Towboat     1981 Now Miss Monie
C.& M. Shipbldg. Bridge City TX     Cajun Star Cajun Marine Service Towboat     1981 Now Tracie L
C.& M. Shipbldg. Bridge City TX     Terry W   Towboat     1981 Terry W
C.& M. Shipbldg. Bridge City TX     Miss Linda Marine Fueling Service Towboat     1983 Now Shifter II
Cameron Shipbuilders Brownsville TX 116   Zp Mayacamas Kotug Europe Tug 272   1985 Now Zp Montali
Cameron Shipbuilders Brownsville TX 119   Kinsman Falcon Kinsman Towing Tug 197   1990 Now Falcon
Capell Marine Freeport TX     Big John   Fishing Vessel 101   1963 Now El Mirage
Capell Marine Freeport TX     Miss Quintana   Fishing Vessel 103   1965 Now Nomad
Capell Marine Freeport TX     Miss Rik Pham HV Supply Boat 126   1965 Now Midnight Sun
Capell Marine Freeport TX     Virginia Rose   Fishing Vessel 102   1965 Now Mis Hijas
Capell Marine Freeport TX     Cacique   Fishing Vessel 121   1967 Now Producer
Capell Marine Freeport TX     Miss Minerva   Fishing Vessel 112   1967 Now Capt. Chris
Capell Marine Freeport TX 68-1   Arthur M   Fishing Vessel 111   1968 Now Victory
Capell Marine Freeport TX 68-2   Mary M. Nguyen KCT Fishing Vessel 109   1968 Active
Capell Marine Freeport TX     Mrs. Andy   Fishing Vessel 111   1968 Active
Capell Marine Freeport TX     Shrimp Trawler   Fishing Vessel 117   1968 Now David & Chris
Capell Marine Freeport TX     Lisa I Vuong CT Fishing Vessel     1969  
Capell Marine Freeport TX 1   Irma Claire   Fishing Vessel 115   1970 Now Capt. Eder
Capell Marine Freeport TX     Quintana Miss   Fishing Vessel 102   1970 Now Blue Max
Capell Marine Freeport TX     Captain Hollis   Fishing Vessel 169   1971 Now Normar II
Capell Marine Freeport TX     Almighty Pennisi Brothers Fishing Vessel     1974  
CBH Services Orange TX 101 1088091 Leo Signal International Towboat 36   1999 Active
CBH Services Orange TX 102 1207096 Arlene 10 Signal International Deck Barge 48   2007 Active
CBH Services Orange TX 103 1225522 Annie CBH Services Towboat 53   2010 Active
Coastal Iron Works Corpus Christi TX     Mamaru Rubottom Marine Service Towboat     1966 Now Kaygin
Coastal Iron Works Corpus Christi TX     Kelly O South Texas Towing Towboat     1968 Now Sande C
Coastal Iron Works Corpus Christi TX     Paul D South Texas Towing Towboat     1974 Now Tishomingo
Corpus Christi Marine Corpus Christi TX 101   Miss Rachelle Belco Peru Tug 107   1966 Active
Corpus Christi Marine Corpus Christi TX     Dar Jac I   Supply Boat 149   1967 Now Miki Miki
Corpus Christi Marine Corpus Christi TX 105   Azarmidokht I   Supply Boat 239   1968 Now Nafpaktos
Corpus Christi Marine Corpus Christi TX 106   Azarmidokht II   Supply Boat 169   1968 Now Gulf Runner
Corpus Christi Marine Corpus Christi TX 107   Wapiti   Supply Boat 181   1969 Now Seaweld Venture
Corpus Christi Marine Corpus Christi TX     Leprechaun   Fishing Vessel 124   1969 Now Great Peconic
Corpus Christi Marine Corpus Christi TX     New Dawn High Seas New Dawn       1969 New Dawn
Corpus Christi Marine Corpus Christi TX 112   Vicki   Supply Boat 181   1970 Now Yalda
Corpus Christi Marine Corpus Christi TX 113   Selat Emas Selat Marine Supply Boat 280   1972 Now Selat Emas
Corpus Christi Marine Corpus Christi TX 115   William Dampier   Supply Boat 641   1974 Now Eros III
Crawley, Robert Baytown TX   1078468 Sugar Baby Robert Crawley Fishing Vessel 10   1999 Active
Crawley, Robert Baytown TX   1084705 Capt. Brandon Robert Crawley Fishing Vessel 20   1999 Active
Crawley, Robert Baytown TX   1138438 Penny R Robert Crawley Fishing Vessel 15   2003 Later Linda Marie, now Jack Rabbit
Crawley, Robert Baytown TX   1219004 Miss Cassie Robert Crawley Pushboat 13   2009 Active
Cross BB Seadrift TX     Master K Pham HT Fishing Vessel     1980  
Davis SB Freeport TX     Miss Lavon   Fishing Vessel 122   1969 Now Emma
Davis SB Freeport TX     Ocean Prince Payne V Fishing Vessel 122   1969 Active
Davis SB Freeport TX     Water Spirit Economy Shipping Fishing Vessel 124   1970 Active
Davis SB Freeport TX 5   Trey B Branch EB Fishing Vessel 122   1971 Active
Davis SB Freeport TX     Dub Stewart & Stevenson Towboat     1972 Now Beth
Davis SB Freeport TX     Miss Marguerite II   Towboat     1972  
Davis SB Freeport TX 8   Let's Go   Fishing Vessel 122   1973 Now Master D
Davis SB Freeport TX     Helen O   Fishing Vessel 114   1973 Now Capt. Jimbo
Dixon, Jr., John D. Port Aransas TX     Miss Molly   Fishing Vessel 134   1979 Now Master Brandon
Dixon, Jr., John D. Port Aransas TX     Polly Anna   Fishing Vessel     1988  
Elliott, B. H. Houston TX     Captain         1936  
Forcke Marine Service Port Mansfield TX     Gulf Dreamer   Fishing Vessel 108   1973 Now Rubi Cruz
Forcke, J. F. Freeport TX 22   Helen Kay Helen Kay Fishing Vessel 114   1974 Active
Forcke, J. F. Freeport TX 24   Annie Thornton Annie Thornton Fishing Vessel 114   1974 Active
Forcke, J. F. Freeport TX 25   Barbara Brooks Barbara Brooks Fishing Vessel 114   1974 Active
Gayman Shipbldg. Brownsville TX     Mister Wayne Solo Marine Towboat     1975 Active
Gayman Shipbldg. Brownsville TX     Durdy Dudley V. & V. Towing Towboat     1980 Active
Givens, Ernest P. Galveston TX     Carolyn M McMahon JD       1992 Active
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Darla Purvis Purvis Towing Towboat     1966 Now Kevin Taylor
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Danielle Purvis Purvis Towing Towboat     1967 Now Tabatha Renee
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Argus Stewart & Stevenson Towboat     1968 Now Douglas
Glendale BW Channelview TX     James W. Moore Ouachita Valley Towing Towboat     1969 Now Dixie Prince
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Nelda M Mudd Towing Towboat     1969 Now Marcon I
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Benny-Gus Benny-Gus Towboat     1970 Now Deborah Ann
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Caribou   Towboat     1970 Caribou
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Hi-Lo Stewart & Stevenson Towboat     1972 Now Fawn
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Pineland East Texas Towing Towboat     1972 Now Caroline Guidry
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Traveler Anderson Petroleum Towboat     1973 Now Gregory P. Frazier
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Charles E. Ankele Ankele Towing Towboat     1975 Now Voyager
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Miss Betty Trosclair Towing Towboat     1975 Now Cajun Boogie
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Old Push Dow Chemical Towboat     1975 Active
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Bonnie Palmer Palmer Barge Line Towboat     1976 Now Anderson
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Runner Southwest SY Towboat     1976 Active
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Scott Palmer Palmer Barge Line Towboat     1978 Now Becky Ann
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Dottie D Hollywood Marine Towboat     1979 Active
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Filly Western Towing Towboat     1981 Active
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Vernon Bailey Port of Houston Towboat     1982 Active
Glendale BW Channelview TX     Pacesetter Dow Chemical Towboat     1993 Active
Glendale BW Channelview TX 1040 1251145 Dennis Chambers   Industrial 194   7-Nov-14 Active
Glover, Marvin D. Rockport TX     Luci B Glover MD Fishing Vessel 130   1992 Active
Goldston SB Ingleside TX 110   Brazos Moon   Supply Boat 283   1982 Now Sara Tide
Goldston SB Ingleside TX 111   Coastal Moon   Supply Boat 670   1982 Later Geri Tide, now Diamond Sea, wrecked in Colon RP 2013
Gonzalez BB, Julio Brownsville TX 1   Krisna Krisna Fishing Vessel 119   1978 Active
Gonzalez BB, Julio Brownsville TX     Tanita Tana Fishing Vessel 119   1978 Active
Gonzalez BB, Julio Brownsville TX     Elizabeth Don Julio Fishing Vessel 124   1979 Active
Gonzalez BB, Julio Brownsville TX 7   Charamusca Sea Gulf Fisheries Fishing Vessel 115   1997 Active
Gonzalez BB, Julio Brownsville TX 8   Penjamo Tana Fishing Vessel 139   1998 Active
Gonzalez BB, Julio Brownsville TX 9   Dona Isa Cinco de Mayo Fishing Vessel 140   1999 Active
Gonzalez BB, Julio Brownsville TX     Krisna Gonzalez BB Fishing Vessel 114   1999 Active
Gonzalez BW Brownsville TX 7   Mariachi Mariachi Trawlers Fishing Vessel 154   1987 Active
Gonzalez BW Brownsville TX 8   Ranchero Ranchero Trawlers Fishing Vessel 154   1989 Active
Gonzalez BW Brownsville TX 11   El Grande El Grande Trawlers Fishing Vessel 156   1989 Active
Gonzalez, Jorge Brownsville TX     Chubasco Chubasco Fishing Vessel 131   1973 Active
Gonzalez, Jorge Brownsville TX 1   Azteca Gonzalez Fisheries Fishing Vessel 128   1974 Active
Gonzalez, Jorge Brownsville TX     Compadre Gonzalez Trawlers Fishing Vessel 143   1976 Active
Gonzalez, Jorge Brownsville TX 4   Conquistador Ocho Hijos Fishing Vessel 149   1977 Active
Gonzalez, Jorge Brownsville TX     Artista   Fishing Vessel 142   1978 Now Los Nietos
Gonzalez, Jorge Brownsville TX     Maria Bonita Ojos Negros Fishing Vessel 143   1978 Active
Gulfgate SY Port Arthur TX     Betsy Diane Sayre River Rental Towboat     1980 Now Ergon
Gulfgate SY Port Arthur TX     Norma W Transportation Techniques Towboat     1980 Now Brown Water VII
Gulfgate SY Port Arthur TX     Dorothy Lee Inland Marine Transportation Towboat     1981 Now Scat
Gulfgate SY Port Arthur TX     Lily Trahan Gulfgate Marine Towboat     1981 Now Diana T
Gulfgate SY Port Arthur TX     Walter Grantham Inland Marine Transportation Towboat     1982 Now Miss Courtney
Gulfgate SY Port Arthur TX     Pinto Marine Fueling Service Towboat     1988 Active
Harrisburg Machine Houston TX     I. B. Pevoto   Tug 143   1949 Now Trojan II
Hawkins Towing Beaumont TX     Ellen H Hawkins Towing & Barging Towboat     1960 Now Natalie H
Heritage Marine Freeport TX 2   Miss Kelly   Fishing Vessel 100   1969 Now Isla Mujeres
Heritage Marine Freeport TX 3   Isla Morada Busch RC Fishing Vessel 100   1969 Active
Heritage Marine Freeport TX     Capt. Calhoun Dumas Seafood Fishing Vessel 100   1969 Active
Heritage Marine Freeport TX     Tammy Lynne King Camaron Fishing Vessel 100   1969 Total Loss
Heritage Marine Freeport TX     Blain & Melissa Daniels & Purse Fishing Vessel     1970  
Heritage Marine Freeport TX     Isla Soy Como Soy Busch RC Fishing Vessel 108   1970 Active
Heritage Marine Freeport TX 11   Cape Race   Fishing Vessel 106   1971 Now Rigo Jr.
Heritage Marine Freeport TX 16   Beth Lomonte Beth Lomonte Fishing Vessel 114   1971 Active
Heritage Marine Freeport TX 17   Elmira Pflueckhahn Elmira Pflueckhahn Fishing Vessel 114   1971 Active
Heritage Marine Freeport TX     Beachcomber   Fishing Vessel 108   1971 Now Geechee Boy II
Heritage Marine Freeport TX     Golden West   Fishing Vessel 115   1971 Now Luken
Heritage Marine Freeport TX 19   Kell Bell I   Fishing Vessel 108   1972 Now Captain Vuong
Heritage Marine Freeport TX     Mr. Chip   Fishing Vessel 114   1973 Now Senora Rosa
Heritage Marine Freeport TX 21   Paclui   Fishing Vessel 106   1974 Now Cape Rojo
Heritage Marine Freeport TX 36   Isabel Maier Isabel Maier Fishing Vessel 114   1976 Active
Herndon Marine Aransas Pass TX 101   Gulf King 54 Gulf King 54 Fishing Vessel 139   1988 Active
Herndon Marine Aransas Pass TX 102   Gulf King 55 Gulf King 55 Fishing Vessel 139   1989 Active
Herndon Marine Aransas Pass TX 103   Gulf King 56 Herndon Marine Fishing Vessel 129   1991 Active
Hopper, Bob Austwell TX     Cecil M. Hopper Hopper, Bob Tug     1963 Now Pearl James
Huan Xuan Doan Dickinson TX     Lien Son Nguyen KM Fishing Vessel 152   1988 Active
Inman, Paul Anahuac TX     Swamp Woman Korocy SE Fishing Vessel 106   1989 Active
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX     Tonya and Joe   Fishing Vessel 130   1972 Now Atlantic Bounty
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX 2   Capt. Tony-Peter Nguyen DV Fishing Vessel 119   1973 Total Loss
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX 3   Easy Rider Tran LV Fishing Vessel     1973 Active
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX     Coral I Well Drillers Fishing Vessel     1973 Active
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX     Valkyrie   Fishing Vessel 151   1973 Scuttled
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX     Cape Gracias Tatum Fisheries Fishing Vessel 106   1976 Active
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX 14   Skipper & David   Fishing Vessel 119   1977 Now Joyce
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX     Kraut & Kracker   Fishing Vessel 122   1977 Now Captain Lyman
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX 16   Cape Sable   Fishing Vessel 106   1978 Now Far Horizon
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX 17   Cape Kennedy   Fishing Vessel 106   1978 Now Sheila
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX 18   Cape Cameron   Fishing Vessel 106   1978 Now Si Se Puede
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX 19   Cape San Cape San Fishing Vessel 106   1978 Now Captain Rolando
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX 20   Beachcomber Fernandez J Fishing Vessel 141   1979 Active
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX 21   Pacific Future Holt J Fishing Vessel 133   1979 Active
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX 23   Lynda Riley Lynda Riley Fishing Vessel 125   1980 Active
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX 22   Destination Vessel Management Fishing Vessel 198   1981 Active
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX     Lion II Exxon Tug     1986 Active
J & S Marine Services Brazoria TX     Elizabeth Bleiler Capital City Towing Towboat     1989 Now Chelsea
KBW Marine Freeport TX 4   Dolphin   Fishing Vessel 128   1974 Active
KBW Marine Freeport TX     Espada   Fishing Vessel 123   1974 Active
Kennedy S & R Galveston TX 101 1112876 Tammy Lady Huynh JH Fishing Vessel 195   2001 Active
Kennedy S & R Galveston TX 102 1112875 Sea Challenger Sea Challenger Fishing Vessel 195   2001 Active
Kennedy S & R Galveston TX 103   Little Kyle Kennedy Ship & Repair Fishing Vessel 195   2002 Active
Kennedy S & R Galveston TX 104 1123755 Our Pride Nguyen CV Fishing Vessel 198   2002 Now Good News II
Kennedy S & R Galveston TX 110 1136309 Titan Oden Contracting Industrial 102   2002 Now Marlin Responder
Kennedy S & R Galveston TX 112 1169191 Enforcer State of Alaska Patrol 121   2004 Active
Kennedy S & R Galveston TX 113 1158536 Churchill State of Alaska Patrol 28   2004 Now Millennium Tender
Kimball, Eric C. Groves TX     Lady Sheera   Fishing Vessel 100   1987 Now Lady Linh
Kingfisher Marine Port Lavaca TX     Kittie Fisher Kingfisher Marine Service Tug     1958 Active
Kirkconnell, Walter Brownsville TX 1   Isabelle Kirkconnell   Fishing Vessel 114   1979 Now Siete Lobos
Kristi Freeport TX 1   Monkey   Fishing Vessel 122   1973 Now Capt. Edward
Kristi Freeport TX     Wrangler Wrangler