Other Pre-WWI South Atlantic Shipbuilders

Most recent update: May 3, 2016.


Shipbuilder Location Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type LDT Built Disposition
American Dredging Camden NJ     L. Y. Schermerhorn   Tug 174 1903   
Bailey & Co., E. H. Camden, NJ     Hay De   Tug   1887  
Baird & Huston Philadelphia PA     Pansy   Cargo Ship 302 1878   
Baxter SY Jacksonville FL     George H.Barnes E. G. Potter Cargo Ship 1,611 1918 Aux. schooner, later Guildford D. Pendleton 1920, scrapped 1927
Brewster Bros. Baltimore MD     Pocomoke U.S. Navy Tug   1902 To USN 1917 as YT 43, returned to owner 1918
Brown, Thomas Philadelphia PA     Salmon P. Chase  US Revenue Service Cutter 142 1878 To USPHS 1907
Brunswick Marine Brunswick GA     Rassapeage East Coast Tptn Corp Cargo Ship 966 1917 Aux. schooner, burnt in Nipe Bay and scrapped
Brunswick Marine Brunswick GA     Nisseqogue East Coast Tptn Corp Cargo Ship 966 1917 Aux. schooner, Jean 1923, in collision Brigantine Shoals NJ, scrapped 1928
Bullock & Caldwell Milton FL     Irages   Cargo Ship 426 1919 Later Bastidas 1927, deleted 1931
Camden SB Camden NJ     Georgia   Tug   1895  
Cameron, A. New Jerusalem     Music   Cargo Ship 320 1874 Burnt Onekama MI 1899
Chester Iron Works Chester PA     Manhattan U.S. Coast Guard Tug 147 1873  
Chester Rolling Mills Chester PA     Pioneer     43 1885  
Chester Rolling Mills Chester PA     Nearia   Yacht 141 1887  
Chester Rolling Mills Chester PA     Restless   Yacht 88 1887  
Chester Rolling Mills Chester PA     Climax     46 1888  
Clark, J. Baltimore MD     Alsenborn NY & Baltimore Tptn Line Cargo Ship 508 1888 Scrapped 1910
Clark, J. Baltimore MD     Princess   Cargo Ship 151 1906  
Clinton Philadelphia PA     Motor Barge No. 30   Tanker 326 1919 Later Poling Bros. No. 6 1931, Michael V. McKay 1960, deleted 1968
Clinton Philadelphia PA     Motor Barge No. 31   Tanker 326 1919 Scrapped 1981
Colonna, C.J. Berkley VA     Chas. J. Colonna   Trawler (FV) 265 1904 Later A. Vernon McNeal
Davidson C.C. Milton DE     Martha E. McCabe Bowen & Williams Cargo Ship 357 1888 Deleted 1899
De Cottes Jacksonville FL     Admiral Dewey   Tug 125 1898  
Ellicott Machine Baltimore MD     Comstock U.S.Army Corps of Engineers Dredger 900 1915 Later Santa Rosa 1948, scrapped 1953
Gibbs & Co Galmpton     Chasna   Cargo Ship 202 1904   
Graham, H.S. San Juan, PR.     Cerrito   Cargo Ship 490 1918   
Hawkes, R.P. Watertown     Watertown J.E.Cassidy Cargo Ship 300 1890 Burnt Boston 1892
Hillman, B.G. Camden NJ     Fortuna   Cargo Ship 374 1880 Later Huracan 1900, deleted 1929
Hillman, B.G. Camden NJ     Ethel   Cargo Ship 570 1883 Later Dessalines 1883, deleted 1909
Hillman, B.G. Camden NJ     Nantucket   Passenger 629 1886 Later Point Comfort 1915, wrecked Esopus I 1919
Hillyer-Sperring-Dunn Jacksonville FL     Baxley   Cargo Ship 2,551 1918 Scrapped 1923
Housatonic Stratford     Ganeri   Cargo Ship 2,551 1919 Scrapped 1922
Housatonic Stratford     Fairfield   Cargo Ship 2,551 1919 Wrecked Martha's Vineyard and scrapped 1921
Houston & Woodbridge Linwood PA     Winter Quarter Shoal U.S. Lighthouse Service LV 45 401 1887 Sold 1927
Houston & Woodbridge Linwood PA     Cape Charles U.S. Lighthouse Service LV 46 401 1887 Sold 1923
Johnson, A. R. Fort Howard MD     Maggie Duncan J. Duncan Cargo Ship 535 1890 Later Mohawk 1906, wrecked Castle Hook NJ 1922
Liberty SB Wilmington NC     Cape Fear   Cargo Ship 2,795 1919 In collision and sank off Newport RI 1920
Liberty SB Brunswick GA     Atlantus   Cargo Ship 2,391 1919 Wrecked off Cape May 1926
Lynn, J. W. Philadelphia PA     Wissahickon US Navy Gunboat 607 1861 Sold 1865
Lynn, J. W. Philadelphia PA     Mahoning US Revenue Service Cutter 350 1863 Sold 1915
Lynn, J. W. Philadelphia PA     Active US Revenue Service Cutter 120 1867 Sold 1875
Lynn, J. W. Philadelphia PA     Resolute US Revenue Service Cutter 120 1867 Sold 1872
Lynn, J. W. Philadelphia PA     Five Fathom Bank U.S. Lighthouse Service LV 37 242 1869 Sunk on station 1893
McCosker, T. Baltimore MD     Choptank   Passenger 346 1883 Scrapped 1924
McCosker, T. Baltimore MD     Nansemond Suffolk SB Co Cargo Ship 309 1887 In collision off Aruba 1895
McCosker, T. Baltimore MD     Peerless   Tug 102 1900  
McCosker, T. Baltimore MD     Defiance F. A. Egerton Tug 154 1903 Later Alexander, Timothy, W. H. McAllister
McCosker, T. Baltimore MD     Imperial   Tug 160 1904  
McCosker, T. Baltimore MD     Margaret   Cargo Ship 203 1904  
McCosker, T. Baltimore MD     Leader   Tug 106 1904  
McCosker, T. Baltimore MD     Sea King   Cargo Ship 150 1907  
Moore Sons Wilmington DE     Albemarle Old Dominion S.S. Co Cargo Ship 509 1891 Later Nicholas 1920, foundered Cape Tuzla 1920
Penna RR Company PA     Jessie     118 1872  
Penna RR Company PA     Overbrook     179 1894  
Perth Amboy SB Perth Amboy NJ     Elm City Long Island Nav Co Cargo Ship 379 1910 Later Mohican 1917, burnt Alexandretta 1919
Petersburg Iron Works Petersburg VA     Cape Elizabeth U.S. Lighthouse Service LV 74 495 1902 Sold 1934
Pioneer Iron Works Marcus Hook PA     Frey-ja   Yacht 78 1881  
Pioneer Iron Works Marcus Hook PA     Joanna   Yacht 143 1881  
Port Inglis Terminal Co. Yankeetown FL     Ralph Barker     229 1900  
Port Inglis Terminal Co. Yankeetown FL     Withlacoochee   Barge 93 1906  
Quigley, Davis & Dorp Camden NJ     Bryn Mawr Peter Wright & Sons Tug   1903  
Ramsey, H. A. Baltimore MD     James Guthrie US Revenue Service Tug 110 1882 Sold 1942
Ramsey, H. A. Baltimore MD     Zizania U.S. Lighthouse Service Tender 439 1888 Later Adario 1943, sold 1947
Reed, A. Fort Bragg NC     Sequoia J. S. Kimball Co Cargo Ship 411 1898 Wrecked near Humboldt Bar 1907
Santa Rosa SB Milton FL     Ekstrand   Cargo Ship 459 1919 Wrecked near Larvik 1920
Santa Rosa SB Milton FL     Furustrand   Cargo Ship 454 1919 Aux. schooner, later Alatga 1923, deleted 1931
Savannah Engr Savannah GA     Sherewog East Coast Tptn Co Cargo Ship 1,353 1917 Aux. schooner, barge 1925 
Savannah Engr Savannah GA     Verdun Govt of France Cargo Ship 1,353 1918 Aux. schooner, burnt Rouen 1920
Smith & McCoy Norfolk VA     W. L. Messick Carters Creek Fish Guano Co Trawler 243 1911 Deleted 1962
Southern Tptn Norfolk VA     Liberty Southern Tptn Co Tug 324 1918 Scrapped 1955
Stevens, Francis B. Hoboken NJ     Blue Bonnet     169 1870  
Stevens, Francis B. Hoboken NJ     Red Jacket     149 1870  
Stevens, Francis B. Hoboken NJ     Raritan   Steamer 175 1871  
Stevens, Francis B. Hoboken NJ     Renova     194 1875  
Stuart, John Hoboken NJ     Morristown Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 682 1865 Abandoned 1898
Stuart, John Hoboken NJ     James Rumsey Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 671 1867 Scrapped 1907
Stuart, John Hoboken NJ     Hackensack Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 917 1871 Deleted 1912
Stuart, John Hoboken NJ     Moonachie Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 810 1877 To NY & College Point Ferry Co. 1907 as Queens, burnt 1918
Tredegar Iron Works Richmond VA     Polk U.S. Coast Guard Cutter 400 1844  
Tredegar Iron Works Richmond VA     Tredegar   Steamer 27 1867 Abandoned 1872
Tredegar Iron Works Richmond VA     Virginia   Steamer 27 1867 Abandoned 1938
Tredegar Iron Works Richmond VA     W. F. Taylor   Steamer 63 1867 Abandoned 1872
Tucker, B. Cramer Hill NJ     Blue Bell   Tug 179 1904  
Tucker, B. Cramer Hill NJ     Salutation McWilliams Blue Line Tug 184 1907  
Tucker, B. Cramer Hill     Blue Bell   Tug 179 1904   
Tull, E.J. Pocomoke City MD     W. R. Rowe   Fishing 218 1901  
Tull, E.J. Pocomoke City MD     Helen Euphane   Fishing 168 1902  
Tull, E.J. Pocomoke City MD     John B. Hinton Seaboard Oil & Guano Co Fishing 309 1912 Later Suzanne D 1920, Nicolazivc 1921, Agnar 1825, foundered off Lindesnes 1928
Waite Baltimore MD     Chesapeake   Passenger 316 1884 Scrapped 1916
Widener, Chas. Chester PA     Manhattan US Revenue Service Cutter 147 1873 Later Arundel, sold 1928
Wilkinson Machine Savannah GA     Richmond Augusta-Savannah Nav Co Passenger 568 1915 Abandoned 1924
Williams, H.T. Conway SC     Maggie B. G. Collins Passenger 321 1896 Burnt at Conway SC 1897
Unknown Baltimore MD     Blake U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey Research 349 1874 Later George Weems 1905, burnt off Frying Pan Shoals 1908
Unknown Baltimore MD     Bush Bluff U.S. Lighthouse Service LV 97 87 1876 Sold 1920
Unknown Baltimore MD     No Name   LV 73 538 1901  
Unknown Baltimore MD     William S. Brusstar   Fishing 202 1902  
Unknown Baltimore MD     Sea King   Cargo 124 1902  
Unknown Baltimore MD     Magnolia U.S. Coast Guard WAGL 231 880 1904 Rammed and sunk 1945
Unknown Baltimore MD     Ivy U.S. Coast Guard WAGL 880 1904 Sold 1941
Unknown Baltimore MD     Wissahickon   Tug 137 1904  
Unknown Baltimore MD     San Pablo   Dredger 700 1916  
Unknown Baltimore MD     Absecon U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge 603 1914 Later Macuro, wrecked Puerto Cabello 1970
Unknown Baltimore MD     Agassiz US Revenue Service Cutter 62   From Coast Survey 1861, returned 1865
Unknown Bulls Ferry NJ     Richard Borden Providence & Newport SS Co Cargo Ship 892 1874 Later George Weems 1905, burnt off Frying Pan Shoals 1908
Unknown Camden NJ     Uno (ex-Juniper) US Revenue Service Cutter 116   Acquired from USN 1865, sold 1906
Unknown Charleston SC     John M. Cole   Passenger 318 1886 Later Irvington 1928, scrapped 1936
Unknown Cramer Hill NJ     Salutation   Tug 184 1907  
Unknown East Rockaway     Anna E. Combes   Cargo Ship 138 1904   
Unknown Elizabethport NJ     Evelyn   Tug 173 1914 Later Macuro, wrecked Puerto Cabello 1970
Unknown Hoboken NJ     Hoboken Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 207 1822 Abandoned1856
Unknown Hoboken NJ     Pioneer Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 143 1824 Abandoned 1860
Unknown Hoboken NJ     John Fitch Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 125 1845 Abandoned 1878
Unknown Hoboken NJ     Bushwick Astoria Ferry Co. Ferry 151 1848 Barge 1872
Unknown Hoboken NJ     James Rumsey Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 341 1851 Burnt 1853
Unknown Hoboken NJ     James Watt Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 372 1851 Burnt 1870
Unknown Hoboken NJ     Paterson Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 360 1854 Abandoned 1874
Unknown Hoboken NJ     Hoboken Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 530 1861 Lost 1862
Unknown Hoboken NJ     Hoboken Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 551 1864 Abandoned 1880
Unknown Hoboken NJ     Secaucus Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 971 1868 To Carteret Ferry Co. 1926, burnt 1935
Unknown Hoboken NJ     Wiehaeken Hoboken Ferry Co. Ferry 724 1868 To NY & College Point Ferry Co. 1887 as College Point, scrapped 1907
Unknown Kensington PA     Victoria US Navy Gunboat 254 1866 Sold 1875
Unknown New Brunswick NJ     Whitehead US Navy Gunboat 136 1861 Burnt 1872
Unknown Norfolk VA     Rosedale   Passenger 938 1877 Discarded 1907
Unknown Washington DC     Beaufort   Cargo Ship 385 1883 Barge 1896, burnt at 152nd Street & East River, New York, 1932
Unknown Weems VA     John T. Donohue   Cargo Ship 179 1912   
Unknown Wilmington DE     Reliance Edwards Dredging Co Tug 784 1887 Later Gedney 1893, scrapped 1930
Unknown Wilmington NC     Governor Williams US Revenue Service Cutter     Acquired from USN 1802, lost 1806
Unknown       Lola Alegret & Co Cargo Ship 609 1877 Burnt at Perth Amboy 1906