Jenks Shipbuilding, Port Huron MI

Most recent update: May 14, 2016.


Jenks Shipbuilding Company was started in 1889.  In 1903, it was reorganized and became Port Huron Shipbuilding but only built two more ships before closing.  The yard was at Erie and Quay Streets, on the north bank of Black River.

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Vessel Type GT Built

Disposition

Built by Jenks Shipbuilding

1 155198 O. O. Carpenter H. E. Runnels Cargo Ship 364 1892 Later Massasoit 1905, scrapped 1931
2 157350 Desmond A. M. Carpenter Cargo Ship 456 1892 Foundered 1917
3 96230 H. E. Runnels Runnels SS Co Cargo Ship 862 1893 Wrecked 1919
4 141264 Lloyd S. Porter R. M. Jenks Cargo Ship 489 1893 Burnt 1917
5 126998 C. D. Thompson   Tug 92 1893 Abandoned 1940
6 127037 C. L. Boynton Thompson Towing Tug 103 1894 Ufasco 1919, scrapped 1940
7 121004 F. J. Haynes   Tug 27 1895  
8 3651 B. B. Inman   Tug 89 1895 Scrapped 1916
9 161767 Vigilant   Tug 372 1896 Burnt 1936
10 141370 Linden Sandusky Box Co Cargo Ship 894 1895 Burnt 1923
11 3721 Black Rock A. M. Carpenter Cargo Ship 1,646 1896 Deleted 1925
12 81617 W. G. Mason   Tug 99 1898 Abandoned 1926
13 111284 Ravenscraig Volunteer Transit Cargo Ship 2,280 Apr-00 Edward F. Cragin 1918, Eugenio Cantoni 1919, scrapped 1923
14 127469 Capt. Thomas Wilson Wilson Transit Co Bulk Carrier 4,719 Sep-00 Kickapoo 1943, scrapped 1947
15 161178 Kennebec F. B. Chesbrough Cargo Ship 2,183 May-01 Foundered 1921
16 127547 Charles S. Neff Mack S.S. Co Cargo Ship 1,069 Jun-01 Serpentine 1919, Gabino 1921, Weston M. Carroll 1925, San Pedro 1950, foundered 1955
17 96584 Henry Steinbrenner Kinsman Transit Co Bulk Carrier 4,719 Oct-01 Foundered 1953
18 161199 Kanawha F. B. Chesbrough Cargo Ship 2,182 Apr-02 Foundered 1916
19 77559 John B. Cowle Cowle Tptn Co Bulk Carrier 4,731 Nov-02 Scrapped 1979
20 59589 T. F. Newman Great Lakes Towing Barge 855 1902  
21 77566 James R. Elliott City of Detroit Fire Boat 210 1902 Normac 1930, restaurant in Toronto 1969, now in Port Dalhousie
22 na Hyacinth U.S. Light House Service Buoy Tender 738 Jun-03 Sold 1946
23     Chesbrough Bros Yacht 50 1902  
24 na   U.S. Lake Survey Pontoons   1902  
25 200031 Eastland Michigan S.S. Co Passenger Ship 1,961 Jul-03 Wilmette 1917, scrapped 1947
26 200560 F. B. Squire Mack S.S. Co Bulk Carrier 4,582 Dec-03 Harry Wm. Hosford 1936, scrapped 1961

Built by Port Huron Shipbuilding

    Alfred E. Hunt Port Huron Const. Dredge 510 Sep-07  
  163431 Cuilene Rhu Dunbar & Sullivan Barge 160 Feb-08