Shipbuilding History

Construction records of U.S. and Canadian shipbuilders and boatbuilders

The primary mission of this web site is to document the construction records of U.S. and Canadian shipbuilders and boatbuilders.  It also includes data on the construction of ships in U.S. and Canadian yards by type and provides some industry statistics.  Most of the data come from authoritative sources, but nobody's perfect and there are bound to be errors as well as omissions: please send corrections and additions to TimColton@aol.com.

Major Updates in October:  Deliveries of Ships, Boats and Large Barges in 2017,  Deliveries of Inland Barges in 2017, Worldwide Shipbuilding Deliveries 1964-2014

Major Updates in November:  LST 1-400 LST 401-796

U.S. SHIPYARD CONSTRUCTION RECORDS

Click here for the Index to the U.S. Shipyards which have Construction Records on this Web Site

U.S. Builders of Large Ships (20 active, 60 inactive)

U.S. Builders of Small Ships and Boats (105 active, 250 inactive)

U.S. Builders of Large Yachts (23)

U.S. Builders of Small Yachts Who Were Active in Wartime (37)

U.S. Emergency Shipbuilders (75)

U.S. Emergency Boatbuilders (107)

U.S. Shipbuilders from Before WWI (75)

U.S. Naval Ship Yards and Bases (22)

Other U.S. Builders of Small Ships or Boats

CONSTRUCTION OF SHIPS IN THE U.S. BY TYPE

Large Ships and Submarines Built for the U.S. Navy (28 tables)

Small Ships, Boats and Craft Built for the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Army and other U.S. Government services (100 tables)

Merchant Ships and Boats Built in the U.S. in WWI, in WWII and since WWII (55 tables)

CANADIAN SHIPYARD CONSTRUCTION RECORDS

Click here for the Index to the Canadian Shipyards which have Construction Records on this Web Site

Canadian Builders of Large Ships (3 active, 17 inactive)

Canadian Builders of Small Ships and Boats (12 active, 39 inactive)

Canadian Emergency Shipbuilders (21)

Canadian Emergency Boatbuilders (34)

Other Canadian Builders of Small Ships or Boats

CONSTRUCTION OF SHIPS IN CANADA BY TYPE

Ships, Boats and Craft Built for the Royal Canadian Navy (12 tables)

Ships, Boats and Craft Built for the Canadian Coast Guard and the RCMP (3 tables)

Merchant Ships and Boats Built in Canada in WWI, in WWII and since WWII (11 tables)

OTHER SHIPBUILDING DATA

Deliveries of Ships, Boats and Large Barges in 2017 (through September)

Deliveries of Inland Barges in 2017 (through September)

Status of Current Major Government Shipbuilding Programs (through August)

Status of Current Major Merchant Shipbuilding Programs (through August)

Other Shipbuilding Statistics

U.S. and Canadian Maritime Memorials and Museums

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