Commercial Ships, Boats and Large Barges Built in U.S. Shipyards during WWI and WWII


 

Each entry in the left-hand column of this table is hyperlinked to a table that gives details of the ships built: just click on the ship type.

 

WORLD WAR I
Ships, Boats and Large Barges Built for the U.S. Shipping Board
Ship Type # of Ships Updated
General Cargo Ships Built in Atlantic Coast Shipyards 540 Aug 2008
General Cargo Ships Built in Gulf Coast Shipyards 38 Aug 2008
General Cargo Ships Built in Great Lakes Shipyards 368 Aug 2008
General Cargo Ships Built in Pacific Coast Shipyards 422 Aug 2008
General Cargo Ships Built Overseas 49 Aug 2008
Tankers and Navy Oilers 153 Aug 2008
Lakers and Colliers 75 Aug 2008
Refrigerated Cargo Ships 19 Aug 2008
Passenger Ships, Transports and Troopships 48 Aug 2008
Steel Tugs 126 Jul 2014
Steel Barges 9 Jul 2014
Wooden Ships, Tugs and Barges 513 Jul 2014
Concrete and Composite Ships and Barges 30 Aug 2008
Barges Built for the I.W.C. 75 Nov 2015
Total 2,474  
WORLD WAR II
Ships, Boats and Large Barges Built for the U.S. Maritime Commission
Type # of Ships Updated
EC2 (Liberty) Cargo Ships Part 1: EMC #s 1 thru 417 362 Apr 2008
EC2 (Liberty) Cargo Ships Part 2: EMC #s 418 thru 767 329 Apr 2008
EC2 (Liberty) Cargo Ships Part 3: EMC #s 768 thru 1098 307 Apr 2008
EC2 (Liberty) Cargo Ships Part 4: EMC #s 1099 thru 1551 138 Apr 2008
EC2 (Liberty) Cargo Ships Part 5: EMC #s 1552 thru 1915 325 Apr 2008
EC2 (Liberty) Cargo Ships Part 6: EMC #s 1916 thru 2292 377 Apr 2008
EC2 (Liberty) Cargo Ships Part 7: EMC #s 2293 thru 2683 391 Apr 2008
EC2 (Liberty) Cargo Ships Part 8: EMC #s 2684 thru 3148 451 Apr 2008
Sub-Total, Liberty Ships 2,680  
VC2 (Victory) Cargo Ships 550 Nov 2009
C1 Cargo Ships 493 Aug 2009
C2 Cargo Ships 328 Mar 2010
C3 Cargo Ships 237 Apr 2008
C4 Cargo Ships 75 Apr 2008
C5 (Dry Bulk) Cargo Ships 8 Apr 2008
L6 (Dry Bulk) Cargo Ships (Lakers) 16 May 2008
N (Coastal Cargo) Ships 109 Apr 2008
P (Passenger) Ships 30 Apr 2008
R (Refrigerated Cargo) Ships 41 Apr 2008
S (Special-Purpose, i.e., Naval) Ships 286 Apr 2008
V Ships (Tugs) 147 Apr 2010
B Ships (Barges and Other Types) 149 Apr 2008
T1 Tankers 113 Jun 2008
T2 Tankers 533 Apr 2008
T3 Tankers 63 Apr 2008
Sub-Total, All Other Types 3,178  
Total 5,858