Other Pre-WWI New England Shipbuilders
Most recent update: May 20, 2016.
This table attempts to cover those other shipbuilders located in Connecticut or Massachusetts that were active in the years between the Civil War and World War One. If anyone has any data to add to this table, please send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shipbuilder Location Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Built Disposition Curtis, John J. Boston MA Rattlesnake Shoal U.S. Lighthouse Service Light Ship 232 1870 LV 38, sold 1892 Cushman, Rufus Boston MA C. W. Thomas McKay & Aldus Steamer 254 Gilbert, M. L. Mystic CT Marie Gilbert Gilbert Tptn Co Cargo 586 1906 Wrecked near Mayport FL 1907 Hawkes, R. P. Watertown MA Watertown J. E. Cassidy Cargo 300 1890 Burnt Shirley Gut 1892 Kelly, D. D. Boston MA 219095 Jack O'Lantern Passenger 1,018 1903 Scrapped 1921 Kelly, D. J. East Boston MA Swampscott Ferry 482 1882 Burnt at Peak's Island Slip 1934 Lawrence, J. L. East Boston MA City of Boston Winnisimmet Ferry Co Ferry 487 1880 Barge 1917 Lockwood Mfg East Boston MA Longfellow Psgr/Cargo 413 1883 Foundered off Highland Light 1904 Lockwood Mfg East Boston MA James Wooley Tug 1899 To USN 1918 as YT 45, struck 1936 New London Groton CT Fulton Sub Tender 1,190 1914 Sunk as target 1891 Pierce, G. Chelsea MA Nahant Nahant SB Co Cargo 398 1878 Later General Lincoln 1884, Mayflower 1930, abandoned 1935 Pook Fairhaven MA Hibiscus Cargo 406 1864 Pook Fairhaven MA Spirea Cargo 406 1864 Reed Bros Fall River MA Sagamore Cargo 173 1900 Reed, H. R. Marshfield MA Coos Bay Cargo 545 1884 Wrecked Ventura CA 1914 Roach & Sons, John New London CT John L. Lawrence Tug 150 1877 Smith & Townsend Boston MA Penobscot Passenger 1,414 1882 Later Mohawk 1912, missing 1918 Thames Marine New London CT Paul Jones Thames Tow Boat Co Tug 945 1903 Thames Tow Boat New London CT Nathan Hale Thames Tow Boat Co Cargo 300 1890 To USN 1917 as YT 38, sold 1921 Tufts Iron Works Boston MA Little Tom Tanker 10 1901 Tufts Iron Works Boston MA Eleanor 17 1903 Tufts Iron Works Boston MA Polo 41 1903 Unknown Chelsea MA Palos U.S. Navy Tug 420 1866 Later Admiral 1875, burnt 1904 Unknown Boston MA Saturn Tug 125 1911