N-Type Coastal Cargo Ships

Most recent update: April 12, 2008.


 There were 109 of the 250-foot N3 coastal cargo ships built.

USMC # Shipbuilder Location Hull # Original Name Design DWT Delivered Disposition
399 Butler SB Superior WI 1 John W. Arey N3-S-A1 2,800 Dec-42 To Britain, sold private 1951, sank 1971
400 Butler SB Superior WI 2 Rodney Baxter N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, sold private 1951, wrecked 1958 but repaired, sank 1972 but raised and repaired, hit by rocket fire and lost in the Mekong River 1974 
401 Butler SB Superior WI 3 Richard Bearse N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, scrapped 1961
402 Butler SB Superior WI 4 William Brewster N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, in collision and sank in the St. Clair River 1943 but raised and repaired, sold private 1949, scrapped 1967
403 Butler SB Superior WI 5 William Bursley N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, mined in the North Sea 1945 but repaired, sold private 1949, in collision and beached 1954 but repaired, wrecked and abandoned 1964
404 Butler SB Superior WI 6 Ashman J. Clough N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, torpedoed and lost in the English Channel 1944
405 Butler SB Superior WI 7 Calvin Coggin N3-S-A1 2,800 Jun-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, wrecked and scrapped 1962
406 Butler SB Superior WI 8 Jesse G. Cotting N3-S-A1 2,800 Jun-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, scrapped
407 Butler SB Superior WI 9 Josiah P. Cressey N3-S-A1 2,800 Jun-43 To Britain, sold private 1947, sunk by gunfire in the Yangtze River 1949
408 Butler SB Superior WI 10 Tully Crosby N3-S-A1 2,800 Jun-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, burnt and sank 1965
409 Butler SB Superior WI 11 Elkanah Crowell N3-S-A1 2,800 Jun-43 To Britain, sold private 1951 as Inchulva, scrapped
410 Butler SB Superior WI 12 Justin Doane N3-S-A1 2,800 Jun-43 To Britain, sold private 1947, sunk by gunfire near Chienchow 1950
411 Butler SB Superior WI 13 Asa Eldridge N3-S-A1 2,800 Jul-43 To Britain, sold private 1951, scrapped
412 Butler SB Superior WI 14 Anthony Enright N3-S-A1 2,800 Jul-43 To Britain, sold private 1950, scrapped 1964
413 Butler SB Superior WI 15 Watson Ferris N3-S-A1 2,800 Jul-43 To Britain, wrecked and scrapped 1950
414 Butler SB Superior WI 16 Bailey Foster N3-S-A1 2,800 Jul-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, scrapped 1971
415 Butler SB Superior WI 17 Gurden Gates N3-S-A1 2,800 Jul-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, burnt and abandoned 1967
416 Butler SB Superior WI 18 Moses Gay N3-S-A1 2,800 Jul-43 To Britain, sold private 1951, wrecked and scrapped 1959
417 Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 269 Alden Gifford N3-S-A1 2,800 Nov-42 To Britain, sank off the West of England 1944
418 Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 270 Kimball Harlow N3-S-A1 2,800 Dec-42 To Britain, sold private 1949, scrapped 1973
419 Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 271 Freeman Hatch N3-S-A1 2,800 Dec-42 To Britain, sold private 1950, sunk at the Bay of Pigs invasion 1961
420 Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 272 Waldo Hill N3-S-A1 2,800 Feb-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, scrapped 1972
421 Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 273 William Homan N3-S-A1 2,800 Apr-43 To Britain, struck mine 1949 but repaired, sold private 1951, wrecked and scrapped 1964
422 Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 274 Laban Howes N3-S-A1 2,800 Apr-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, abandoned 1961 but salvaged, scrapped 1962
423 Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 275 William Howland N3-S-A1 2,800 Apr-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, wrecked and scrapped 1969
424 Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 276 Ashbel Hubbard N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, sank 1951
425 Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 277 Clement T. Jayne N3-S-A1 2,800 Jun-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, scrapped 1968
452 Pacific Bridge   1 Charles H. Salter N3-S-A1 2,800 Dec-42 To Britain, wrecked and lost off Iceland 1946
453 Pacific Bridge   2 Cyrus Sears N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, sold private 1951, burnt and sank 1964
454 Pacific Bridge   3 Benjamin Sherburn N3-S-A1 2,800 Apr-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, scrapped 1972
455 Pacific Bridge   4 Samuel V. Shreve N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, sank 1963
456 Pacific Bridge   5 Reuben Snow N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, exploded and sank 1968
457 Pacific Bridge   6 Caleb Sprague N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, torpedoed and lost 1944 off Beachy Head
458 Pacific Bridge   7 Benjamin Tay N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, sold private 1951, scrapped 1980
459 Pacific Bridge   8 Charles Treadwell N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, sold private 1950, wrecked and abandoned 1964
460 Pacific Bridge   9 Samuel Very N3-S-A1 2,800 May-43 To Britain, sold private 1949, scrapped
463 Penn-Jersey SB   10 Elias D. Knight N3-M-A1 2,900 Aug-43 To USN as Enceladus (AK 80), sold 1964 for non-transportation use
464 Penn-Jersey SB   11 William Lester N3-M-A1 2,900 May-43 To USN as Europa (AK 81), to USA 1943 as Thomas F. Farrell, Jr., scrapped 1967
465 Penn-Jersey SB   12 Eben H. Linnell N3-M-A1 2,900 May-43 To USN as Hydra (AK 82), to USA 1943 as Madison Jordan Manchester, scrapped
466 Penn-Jersey SB   13 Asa Lothrop N3-M-A1 2,900 Oct-43 To Britain 1944 as BAK 1, scrapped 1967 
467 Penn-Jersey SB   14 Laughlin McKay N3-M-A1 2,900 Mar-44 To Britain 1944 as BAK 2, sold private 1950, wrecked and scrapped 1963
468 Penn-Jersey SB   15 Oliver R. Mumford N3-M-A1 2,900 Jan-44 To USN as Media (AK 83), to USA 1944 as Glen Gerald Griswold, scrapped 1968
469 Penn-Jersey SB   16 William Nott N3-M-A1 2,900 Jan-44 To USN as Mira (AK 84), to USA 1944 as Robert M. Every, sold for scrap 1966 but converted to floating aquarium Marine Wonderland in San Francisco
470 Penn-Jersey SB   17 John L. Manson N3-M-A1 2,900 Feb-44 To Britain 1944 as BAK 3, sold private 1951, wrecked and abandoned 1962 
471 Penn-Jersey SB   18 Nathaniel Matthews N3-M-A1 2,900 May-44 To Britain 1944 as BAK 4, sold private 1951, sank 1974 
648 Penn-Jersey SB   19 Josiah Paul N3-M-A1 2,900 Nov-44 To USN as Nashira (AK 85), to USA 1944 as Richard R. Arnold, sold 1963 and converted to a drilling mud factory in Tacoma
649 Penn-Jersey SB   20 Sumner Pierce N3-M-A1 2,900 Jan-45 To USN as Norma (AK 86), to USA 1945 as Henry Wright Hurley, scrapped 1970
650 Penn-Jersey SB   21 Moses Pike N3-M-A1 2,900 Jan-45 To USN as Sagitta (AK 87), to USA 1945 as Marvin Lyle Thomas, to USN again 1952, to USA again 1966 as Resource, scrapped 1976
651 Penn-Jersey SB   22 Symmes Potter N3-M-A1 2,900 Mar-45 To USN as Tucana (AK 88), to USA 1945 as Arthur C. Ely, scrapped 1968
652 Penn-Jersey SB   23 Charles A. Ranlett N3-M-A1 2,900 May-45 To USN as Vela (AK 89), to USA 1945 as Joe C. Sprecker, to USN again 1952, scrapped 1971
1615 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 45 Allen H. Knowles N3-S-A2 2,757 Mar-44 To Poland 1944 as Kolno, to North Carolina 1964 to be sunk as a breakwater
1616 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 46 Charles Hull N3-S-A2 2,757 Apr-44 Sold private 1948, scrapped 1972
1617 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 47 George W. Tucker N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-44 To the Philippines 1945, scrapped 1963
1618 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 48 E.C. Gardner N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-44 Sold private 1946, scrapped
1619 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 49 William S. Colley N3-S-A2 2,757 Jul-44 Sold private 1946, wrecked and abandoned 1955
1620 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 50 Nathaniel Ingersoll N3-S-A2 2,757 Aug-44 Sold private 1946, scrapped
1621 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 304 Edgar Wakeman N3-S-A2 2,757 Mar-44 To Poland 1944 as Kielce, sank 1946
1622 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 305 Robert H. Waterman N3-S-A2 2,757 Mar-44 To Poland 1944 as Kowel, to North Carolina 1964 to be sunk as a breakwater
1623 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 306 Otis White N3-S-A2 2,757 Apr-44 To Poland 1944 as Krosno, sold private 1948, sank 1969
1624 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 307 Elisha Whitney N3-S-A2 2,757 Apr-44 To USA 1949, to USN 1951 as Algorab (AK 262), scrapped 1960
1625 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 308 Phineas Winsor N3-S-A2 2,757 May-44 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1979
1626 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 309 Samuel Yeaton N3-S-A2 2,757 May-44 To the Netherlands 1944 as Fort Wilhelmus, sold private 1948 renamed Oro Baai, 1953 sold to Williamson & Co., Hong Kong renamed Inchkilda, 1959 sold to Shun Cheong Steam Nav. Co., Hong Kong renamed Juliana, 1960 renamed Tai Foo Kloy, 1963 scrapped at Hongkong.
1627 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 310 Philip Dumaresq N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-44 To the Netherlands 1944 as Fort Rensselaer, sold private 1948 renamed Milne Baai, 1953 sold to Shun Cheong Steam Nav. Co., Hong Kong renamed Belinda, 1966 sold to Panama renamed Foh Kong, 1968 sold not renamed, 1982 deleted from Register.
1628 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 311 William Frederick Howes N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-44 Sold private 1946, wrecked and abandoned 1967
1629 Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 312 Luther Hurd N3-S-A2 2,757 Jul-44 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1975
1630 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 110 Samuel F. Dewing N3-S-A2 2,757 Apr-44 Sold private 1948, scrapped 1963
1631 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 111 Samuel A. Fabens N3-S-A2 2,757 May-44 Sold private 1948, wrecked and abandoned 1960 but salvaged and repaired, wrecked and abandoned again 1966
1632 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 112 Alfred M. Lunt N3-S-A2 2,757 Jul-44 Sold private 1946, wrecked and abandoned 1968
1633 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 113 Benjamin M. Melcher N3-S-A2 2,757 Aug-44 Sold private 1946, scrapped
1634 Butler SB Duluth MN 320 David R. Le Craw N3-S-A2 2,757 May-44 Sold private 1948 as Drakvik, later Armira and los Caribes, exploded and sank 1958
1635 Butler SB Duluth MN 321 James Miller N3-S-A2 2,757 May-44 Scrapped 1966
1636 Butler SB Duluth MN 322 Samuel Samuels N3-S-A2 2,757 May-44 Sold private 1948 as Treviso, later Didi, Paprika and Milonga, sank 1965
1637 Butler SB Duluth MN 323 Joseph Hamilton N3-S-A2 2,757 May-44 Sold private 1947 as Santa Rosa, scrapped 1967
1638 Butler SB Duluth MN 324 John D. Whidden N3-S-A2 2,757 May-44 To USA 1949, to USN 1951 as Aquarius (AK 263), scrapped 1960
1639 Butler SB Duluth MN 325 George W. Brown N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-44 Sold private 1948 as Rovigo, scrapped 1963
1640 Butler SB Duluth MN 326 George Crocker N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-44 Scrapped 1966
1641 Butler SB Duluth MN 327 Frank Dale N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-44 Sold private 1948 as Caleta Olivia, scrapped 1970
1642 Ingalls IW Decatur AL 379 Judah P. Baker N3-S-A2 2,757 Mar-44 To Poland 1944 as Kutno, scrapped 1963
1643 Ingalls IW Decatur AL 380 Horace H. Watson N3-S-A2 2,757 Apr-44 Sold private 1948, scrapped 1968
1644 Ingalls IW Decatur AL 381 James A. Little N3-S-A2 2,757 May-44 To the Netherlands 1944 as Fort Amsterdam, later Buna Baai, Inchwells and Amarita, scrapped 1970.
1645 Ingalls IW Decatur AL 382 Edward Nickels N3-S-A2 2,757 Jul-44 Sold private 1946, scrapped 1970
1646 Ingalls IW Decatur AL 383 Harry Barber N3-S-A2 2,757 Aug-44 Sold private 1946, scrapped 1965
1647 Ingalls IW Decatur AL 384 Samuel G. Borland N3-S-A2 2,757 Oct-44 Sold private 1946, scrapped 1968
2512 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 25 Northern Warrior N3-S-A2 2,757 Apr-45 To Britain 1945, sold private 1947, scrapped 1970
2513 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 26 Northern Chieftain N3-S-A2 2,757 Apr-45 To Britain 1945, sold private 1947, scrapped 1982
2514 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 27 Northern Pioneer N3-S-A2 2,757 May-45 To Greece 1945 as Zakynthos, sold private 1947, scrapped
2515 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 28 Northern Wanderer N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-45 Sold private 1945, scrapped 1963
2516 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 29 Northern Explorer N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-45 Sold private 1945, to USA 1949, to USN 1951 as Centaurus (AK 264), scrapped 1960
2517 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 30 Northern Voyager N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-45 Sold private 1945, scrapped 1964
2518 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 31 Northern Adventurer N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-45 Sold private 1946, sank 1964
2519 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 32 Northern Squire N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-45 Scrapped 1964
2520 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 33 Northern Yeoman N3-S-A2 2,757 Jul-45 To USA 1949, to USN 1951 as Serpens (AK 266), scrapped 1960
2521 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 34 Northern Archer N3-S-A2 2,757 Jul-45 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1979
2522 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 35 Northern Stalker N3-S-A2 2,757 Jul-45 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1974
2523 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 36 Eben H. Linnell N3-S-A2 2,757 Jul-45 To USA 1949, scrapped
2524 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 37 Northern Trapper N3-S-A2 2,757 Aug-45 Scrapped 1964
2525 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 38 John J. Jackson N3-S-A2 2,757 Aug-45 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1978
2526 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 39 Frederick Lendholm N3-S-A2 2,757 Sep-45 Sold private 1947, scrapped 1967
2527-2529 McCloskey SB Tampa FL 40-42   N3-S-A2 2,757   Cancelled
2542 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 51 Samuel S. Curwen N3-S-A2 2,757 Feb-45 To Britain 1945 as Northern Master, sold private 1947, exploded and sank 1948
2543 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 52 Josiah A. Mitchell N3-S-A2 2,757 Mar-45 Sold private 1947, scrapped
2544 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 53 Charles Porter Low N3-S-A2 2,757 Apr-45 To Britain 1945 as Northern Traveller, sold private 1947, scrapped 1966
2545 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 54 Richard W. Dixie N3-S-A2 2,757 May-45 To USA 1949, to USN 1951 as Cepheus (AK 265), scrapped 1960
2546 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 55 Charles McDonnell N3-S-A2 2,757 Jul-45 Scrapped 1964
2547 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 56 John B. Joyce N3-S-A2 2,757 Aug-45 Sold private 1948, scrapped 1964
2548 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 57 John Leckie N3-S-A2 2,757 Oct-45 Sold private 1948, sank 1966
2549 Avondale Marine New Orleans LA 58 Ephraim Harding N3-S-A2 2,757 Nov-45 Sold private 1948, scrapped 1970
2550-2555 Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 114-119   N3-S-A2 2,757   Cancelled
  Pendleton SY New Orleans LA 120-128   N3-S-A2 2,757   Cancelled
2595 Ingalls IW Decatur AL 616 Northern Hawker N3-S-A2 2,757 Apr-45 To Greece 1945 as Kerkyra, sold 1945, scrapped 1963
2596 Ingalls IW Decatur AL 617 Northern Captain N3-S-A2 2,757 Jun-45 To USA 1945 as Kimball R. Smith, scrapped
2597 Ingalls IW Decatur AL 618 Northern Courier N3-S-A2 2,757 Jul-45 To USA 1949 as Charles F. Winsor, to USN 1951 as Alchiba (AK 261), scrapped 1960