Arthur D. Story, Essex MA

Most recent update: March 22, 2020.


Arthur D. Story started this shipyard in 1872: when it closed in 1932, it had built 425 vessels.  The yard was on Main Street, where the Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum is today: see it from the air on Google here.  If anyone can add to the table below, which currently lists 399 boats, please send your input to timcolton@aol.com

 

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT L Built Disposition
  105924 Aroostook Andrew Leighton Schooner 71 75 1880  
  110457 Richard Lester James G. Tarr Schooner 73 75 1880  
  25244 Undine   Sloop 10 32 1881  
  91326 Mertie and Delmar T. J. Rogers Schooner 78 79 1881  
  105970 Anne and Mary M. B. Murray Schooner 72 75 1881  
  106049 Alice John Pew Schooner 72 76 1881  
  130205 Nelson Y. McFarland Samuel Lane Schooner 69 71 1881  
  157057 Dido George Steel Schooner 82 80 1881  
    Mabel Dilloway   Schooner 82 79 1881  
  76351 Joe Call Montgomery & Son Steam Tug 31 47 1882 Later Beatrice
  91526 Maggie and Lily John Pew Schooner 82 79 1882  
  115862 Spencer F. Baird James G. Tarr Schooner 78 79 1882  
  120476 Frank Foster Frank Foster Schooner 60 72 1882 Lost 1897 off Provincetown MA
  126059 Cecil H. Low Benjamin Low Schooner 79 79 1882  
  150256 Porter S. Roberts Andrew Leighton Schooner 76 77 1882 Lost 1890 off Sherbrooke NS
    Anne D John Pew Schooner 65 75 1882  
    Fannie Belle William B. Coombs Schooner 84 80 1882  
    I. H. Higgins Montgomery & Son Schooner 85 78 1882  
    Knutsford John Pew Schooner 84 78 1882  
  91658 Minnesota Benjamin Low Schooner 95 81 1883  
  100327 Iolanthe Joseph Procter Schooner 74 75 1883 Lost 1885 off Seal Cove NL
  106155 Alice M. Strouple D. C. & H. Babson Schooner 94 87 1883 Lost 1890 on the Grand Banks
  120540 Flora Dilloway Walen & Son Schooner 82 80 1883  
  135662 Edward S. Eveleth William Parsons Schooner 89 83 1883 Stranded 1922 off Essex MA
  135663 Eleazer Boynton William Parsons Schooner 89 83 1883 In collision and lost 1911 off Rockland ME
  135689 Emma W. Brown Zenas Brown Schooner 78 80 1883  
  140611 Lizzie J. Greenleaf Nathanial Greenleaf Schooner 93 82 1883  
  157077 D. D. Winchester Joseph Procter Schooner 84 80 1883  
    Phil Sheridan   Schooner 99 82 1883 Abandoned 1887 off Boston MA
    Thomas L. Tarr Jammes G. Tarr Schooner 86 80 1883  
    William J. Maddocks R. Morrison Schooner 96 82 1883  
  3292 Belle A. Nauss L. B. Nauss Schooner 93 81 1884 Lost 1890 near Wellfleet MA
  81028 William H. Jordan William H. Jordan Schooner 91 80 1884  
  85832 Gov. Butler W. A. Gardiner & Co. Schooner 93 82 1884  
  95813 Harry G. French John Chisholm Schooner 100 87 1884  
  106242 Abbie F. Morris Edward Morris Schooner 81 79 1884  
  110626 Ralph F. Hodgdon Thomas F. Hodgdon Schooner 90 82 1884 Burnt 1906 off Bay of Isles NL
  115988 Samuel V. Colby David B. Smith Schooner 100 84 1884  
  1205582 Farmer R. Walker J. A. Langford Schooner 72 77 1884 Lost 1898 off Provincetown MA
  126187 Carrier Dove William H. Gardiner Schooner 86 81 1884  
  126265 Charles H. Boynton Michael Walen & Son Schooner 75 77 1884 Lost 1891 off Libby Island ME
  135751 Edith S. Walen Michael Walen & Son Schooner 83 79 1884  
  150317 Pilgrim John Pew & Son Schooner 73 74 1884  
  76572 John H. McManus   Schooner 112 88 1885 Lost 1887 off Cape Cod MA
  91761 Mary H. Thomas   Schooner 98 87 1885 Lost 1894 in the Bering Sea
  95838 Hattie I. Phillips P. H. Prior & Co. Schooner 102 87 1885 Lost 1890 off Cape Cod MA
  106345 A. M. Burnham David B. Smith & Co. Schooner 63 76 1885 Lost 1899 off Cape Cod MA
  106349 A. S. & R. Hammond   Schooner 70 79 1885 Lost 1890 off Chatham MA
  106395 Arthur D. Story Benjamin Low Schooner 104 85 1885 Lost 1935 off St. Pierre
  145411 Thomas F. Bayard Adolph Voss Schooner 101 85 1885 Lost 1891 off Yarmouth NS
  150355 Puritan T. A. Langsford & Co. Sloop 11 31 1885  
    Cleopatra   Schooner 105 86 1885  
    Lizzie H. Haskell   Schooner 95 81 1885  
    Sarah John Pew & Son Schooner 73 77 1885  
  3341 Bertha May Michael Walen & Son Schooner 79 77 1886  
  3343 Bertha M. Miller Robert N. Miller Schooner 45 63 1886  
  81104 W. Parnell O'Hara   Schooner 86 82 1886 Capsized 1916 off Malpeque PE
  85918 Gladstone D. C. & H. Babson Schooner 103 82 1886 Wrecked 1914 off Francois NL
  3373 Blue Jacket Andrew Leighton Schooner 116 87 1887  
  81142 William W. Rice Michael Walen & Son Schooner 95 84 1887 Lost 1890 on passage to Iceland
  116163 Senator Saulsbury Benjamin Low Schooner 108 87 1887 Lost 1908 off Cape Sable NS
  120668 Fernwood John Pew & Son Schooner 131 85 1887  
  120675 Florence John Pew & Son Schooner 67 73 1887  
  126460 Carrie E. Phillips P. H. Phillips Schooner 116 94 1887  
    Annie B. Cannon Augustus B. Hall Schooner     1887  
    Mary J. Ward William Ward Schooner Boat 12 39 1887  
  76738 John L. Nicholson D. C. & H. Babson Schooner 125 91 1888  
  92002 Mabel W. Woolford D. C. & H. Babson Schooner 110 85 1888  
  95961 Halcyon Arthur D. Story Schooner 28 52 1888  
  106534 A. E. Whyland John Pew & Son Schooner 130 90 1888  
  136000 Edwin B. Holmes Benjamin Low Schooner 71 79 1888  
  140990 Lizzie M. Stanwood Michael Walen & Son Schooner 106 87 1888 Stranded 1904 off Sable Island NS
  3437 Ben Harrison Edwin Canney Steam Tug 104 79 1889  
  76804 Joseph B. Maguire Michael Walen & Son Schooner 93 79 1889  
  81207 Winona Cunningham & Thompson Schooner 109 88 1889  
  86029 General Cogswell John Chisholm Schooner 137 92 1889  
  92069 Marsala John Pew & Son Schooner 80 76 1889 Stranded 1916 on Magdalen Island QC
  92092 Mary Emerson George Walbach Sch. Boat 13 41 1889 Lost 1898 off Boston MA
  100443 Isaac Collins Conwell Bros. Schooner 98 89 1889 Lost 1898 off Provincetown MA
  116285 Sea Fox James G. Tarr Schooner 111 89 1889  
  136097 Essex John Pew & Son Schooner 117 89 1889  
    Blanche Hodge & Pool Schooner 83 81 1889 Wrecked 1894 off Snooks Harbour NL
    Dora A. Lawson David B. Smith Schooner 126 90 1889 Stranded 1909 in Canso NS
  86077 Golden Hope George Dennis Schooner 107 89 1890 Lost 1904 off Wood Island NL
  141052 Lucille Sylvanus Smith & Co. Schooner 104 88 1890 Stranded 1898 in St. Margarets Bay NS
    Maggie E. Wells William N. Wells Schooner 85 85 1890  
    Parthia Sylvanus Smith & Co. Schooner 111 91 1890  
    Penobscot Benjamin Low Schooner 90 80 1890  
  27646 Yosemite John W. McFarland Schooner 122 98 1891 Lost 1887 on Ram Island NS
  76989 Jennie B. Hodgdon Hodgdon, Parkman Schooner 118 95 1891
Foundered 1915 off Cranberry Harbor NS
  81334 Warwick William F. Aldrich 3-Master 610 153 1891 Swamped 1901 off Trinidad
  92287 Minerva Frank Foster Schooner 65 78 1891  
  92384 Maggie and May George Dennis Schooner 122 94 1891 Run down 1908 off Cape Sable NS
  110954 Resolute Benjamin Low Ketch 95 85 1891 Wrecked 1895 off Little Lorraine NS
  116436 Samuel Butterfield   Steam Tug 13 57 1891  
  136175 Edward A. Perkins Augustus B. Hall Schooner 91 90 1891 Stranded 1905 off Louisburg NS
  136253 Edith M. Prior Michael Walen & Son Schooner 111 91 1891  
  141137 Lawrence A. Munroe T. A. Langsford & Co. Schooner 117 90 1891  
  141139 Laurel T. A. Langsford & Co. Schooner 125 95 1891  
  155194 Orpheus Michael Walen & Son Schooner 112 92 1891 Stranded 1906 near Cape Head PEI
    Alton S. Marshall John Marshall Schooner 141 109 1891  
    Maggie E. McKenzie Andrew McKenzie Schooner 170 110 1891  
  3553 Braganza George Steele Schooner 96 87 1892  
  92398 Mary E. Powers M. Powers Schooner 134 109 1892 Lost 1906
  96189 Harvester Michael Walen & Son Schooner 106 90 1892 Stranded 1912 on Cat Rock NS
  106957 Adrienne I. A. Kelsey Schooner Yacht 25 51 1892  
  106976 Arthur Binney John F. Fallon Schooner 118 99 1892 Stranded 1909 off Forchu NS
  111002 Ramona George Steele Schooner 88 86 1892  
  120892 Florence E. Stream B. Montgomery & Son Schooner 95 87 1892  
    Iceland George Parker Schooner 139 98 1892 Lost 1893
  3585 Bertha M. Bailey George Steele Schooner 59 72 1893 Stranded 1912 on Cat Rock NS
  77117 John E. McKenzie Benjamin Low Schooner 131 100 1893  
  81441 Winthrop Boston & Winthrop SB Passenger 103 77 1893  
  86276 Grampus   Schooner Yacht 48 73 1893  
  92505 Mertis H. Perry Frank W. Perry Schooner 62 74 1893  
  92512 Maggie Sullivan P. H. Prior & Co. Schooner 130 107 1893 Stranded 1904 off Lunenburg NS
  92530 Miranda Edward Morris Schooner 109 93 1893 Stranded 1912 off Bonne Bay NL
  92535 Margery Arthur D. Story Schooner 152 93 1893  
  96243 Helen Story Lowell J. Hodgdon Schooner 58 74 1893  
  126944 Cordova George Steele Schooner 104 90 1893  
  126953 Charles H. Taylor Davis Bros. Schooner 97 86 1893 Lost 1897 off Sable Island NS
  136411 Elmer E. Randall Randell, Edgar & Co. Schooner 57 73 1893  
  141261 Lettie G. Howard F. Howard Schooner 60 75 1893  
    Genesta Edward Morris Schooner 105 88 1893  
    Senator Lodge Davis Bros. Schooner 100 93 1893  
  3616 Bessie M. Divine Michael Walen & Son Schooner 126 96 1894 Stranded 1896 off Block Island RI
  3618 Benjamin M. Wallace Griswald I. Keeney Schooner 61 76 1894  
  3632 Boyd and Leeds Randell, Edgar & Co. Schooner 69 79 1894 Lost 1897 off Provincetown MA
  77131 John A. Ericsson George A. Keeney Schooner 60 76 1894  
  77141 James R. Clark Randell, Edgar & Co. Schooner 70 81 1894  
  77143 John M. Keene William B. Keen Schooner 65 79 1894  
  92560 Mizpah Michael Walen & Son Schooner 63 75 1894  
  100580 Ignatius Enos Joseph Enos Sloop 13 41 1894  
  120961 Flora L. Nickerson S. Nickerson & Son Schooner 104 93 1894 Stranded 1950 in Bonavista Bay NL
  136430 Edgar Randall Randell, Edgar & Co. Schooner 63 75 1894  
  141350 Latona George Steele Schooner 109 95 1894  
  150685 Pythian Loring B. Haskell Schooner 69 79 1894 Sank 1908
  155271 O. E. Lewis Boston & Winthrop SB Passenger 162 101 1894  
  77176 John Wise Arthur D. Story Steamer 275 124 1895  
  96292 Hattie L. Trask David B. Smith & Co. Schooner 75 82 1895  
  107179 Active Jesse F. Silva Sloop 15 41 1895  
  145690 Thomas Brundage Charles W. Brundage Schooner 73 79 1895 Stranded 1915 off Monomoy Island MA
  157417 D. L. Trafton Randell, Edgar & Co. Schooner 41 66 1895  
  161749 Virginia David B. Smith & Co. Schooner 114 96 1895 Wrecked 1902 off Little Hope Island Light NS
    Hattie A. Heckman Michael Walen & Son Schooner 105 90 1895 In collision and sank 1910 off Gloucester MA
    Mary A. Whalen Sylvester Whalen Schooner 135 108 1895  
    Mattie D. Brundage Charles W. Brundage Schooner 71 81 1895 Stranded 1910 off Beaver Harbour NS
    Pauline David B. Smith & Co. Schooner 75 82 1895  
    Ymir Cape Ann Granite Barge 153 86 1895  
  86376 Grace Darling Randell, Edgar & Co. Schooner 76 84 1896  
  107313 A. S. Caswell David B. Smith & Co. Schooner 72 81 1896  
  136552 E. C. Hussey Randell, Edgar & Co. Schooner 81 82 1896  
  81591 William H. Moody Sylvanus Smith & Co. Lighter 75 83 1897  
  136661 Edna Perry George Perry Schooner 41 65 1897  
  150772 Patriot John Pew & Son Schooner 82 82 1897  
  155300 Oliver F. Kilham Randell, Edgar & Co. Schooner 74 81 1897  
  157482 Dorothy Gulf Fisheries Co. Schooner 38 60 1897  
  157484 Dauntless J. W. Munn Schooner 39 60 1897  
    Max and Maurice   Schooner 65 75 1897  
  81628 William H. Moody Pigeon Hill Granite Schooner 260 115 1898  
  136663 Esther Anita P. H. Prior & Co. Schooner 105 92 1898  
  136689 Ellen F. Gleason John Gleason & Co. Schooner 72 81 1898 In collision and sank 1907 near Yarmouth NS
  145803 Titania   Schooner 107 94 1898 Lost 1912 off Cape Breton NS
  157503 Dawson City Dennis O'Neil Schooner 83 82 1898 Lost 1903 off Provincetown MA
    Lexington Mass. State Police Patrol Boat 225 122 1898  
  77374 John J. Flaherty David B. Smith & Co. Schooner 162 111 1899 Sunk by u-boat 1916 off St. Pierre
  92918 Mary A. Gleason John Gleason Jr. Schooner 65 78 1899  
  155346 Olympia Sylvanus Smith & Co. Schooner 78 82 1899  
    Agnes V. Gleason John Gleason Jr. Schooner 70 77 1899 Stranded 1907 off Boothbay ME
    Blanche Davis Bros. Schooner 110 93 1899 Abandoned 1918 in Bonne Bay NL
    Corsair Gardner & Parsons Schooner 112 96 1899  
    Lucinda I. Lowell David B. Smith & Co. Schooner 110 93 1899 Lost in pack ice 1966 off Reykjavik
    Vera   Schooner 110 92 1899 Stranded 1908 off Canso NS
  77439 Joseph W. Lufkin   Schooner 113 97 1900  
  86538 Gossip David B. Smith & Co. Schooner 122 97 1900  
  9303 Maxine Elliott David B. Smith & Co. Schooner 112 102 1900  
  107579 A. M. Nicholson   Schooner 136 95 1900  
  111300 Rob Roy George Steele Schooner 110 105 1900 Sunk by u-boat 1918 off Seal Island NS
  116942 Shoe City O. E. Lewis Ferry 547 133 1900 Later Sunbeam 1900, Morning Star 1905
  116945 Senator Gardner   Schooner 129 102 1900 Exploded and burnt 1916 off St. Pierre
  127452 Cape Cod Bost, Plym. & Prov. SB Steamer 557 151 1900 In collision and sank 1927 near Hell Gate NY
  136819 Empress   Ferry 31 57 1900 Later Gov. Douglas, blew up and sank 1953 in Portland ME
  150858 Priscilla Smith   Schooner 121 102 1900 Stranded 1915 off Jordan Bay NS
  152324 Margaret Fred. L. Davis Schooner 115 94 1900 To Canada as Retour (ON 93032), lost 1928 off Cape St. Mary NS
  155383 Olga   Schooner 113 95 1900  
  157594 Dictator   Schooner 126 102 1900 Sunk by u-boat 1918 off Cape Race NL
  161138 Kentucky   Schooner 125 103 1900  
May M Power Boat 33 69 1900
  3884 Benjamin F. Phillips Maurice Powers Schooner 138 111 1901  
  77479 Jennie and Agnes   Schooner 85 85 1901  
  86564 George Parker George Parker Schooner 136 97 1901 Lost 1912
  93108 Mary P. Mesquita David B. Smith & Co. Schooner 85 85 1901 Stranded 1936 off Montauk NY
  93208 Mary Edith E. A. Rich & Co. Schooner 73 80 1901  
  107695 Annie M. Parker George Parker Schooner 133 98 1901 Abandoned 1924 off Newfoundland
  111332 Rebecca   Schooner 79 84 1901  
  121188 Flirt David B. Smith & Co. Schooner 119 101 1901 Lost 1917 off Malaga
  130902 Nettie Franklin   Schooner 102 93 1901  
  136871 Ella M. Goodwin   Schooner 121 103 1901 Foundered 1911 off SW Newfoundland
  145879 Tattler David B. Smith & Co. Schooner 172 114 1901  
  150905 Priscilla   Tug 67 63 1901  
  157600 Dorcas Anthony Frontieras Schooner 29   1901 Burnt 1930 off Cape Cod MA
    Dorothy Charles H. Kimball Schooner 70 79 1901 Run down 1909 off Boston MA
    Etta Mildred Joshua G. Cash Schooner 72 82 1901  
  Federal Executive Corps of Engineers Steamer 236d 91 1901  
    Sceptre   Schooner 125 104 1901 Lost 1907 off Scutarie Island NS
  81824 Winifred   Schooner 94 90 1902  
  86613 Gertrude Francis J. O'Hara Schooner 84 88 1902 Stranded 1909 off Shelburne NS
  107746 Alice M. Jacobs Solomon Jacobs Steam Trawler 222 133 1902 Abandoned 1903 off Cape Ray NL
  107810 Appomatox Arthur D. Story Schooner 70 78 1902  
  107844 Arabia   Schooner 123 104 1902  
  111397 Rival   Schooner 123 103 1902  
  117118 Smuggler Gorton-Pew Vessel Co. Schooner 119 104 1902  
  127679 Catherine and Ellen Sylvester Whalen Schooner 145 114 1902 In collision and lost 1911 off Cape Cod MA
  130993 Nellie   Steam Tug 47 57 1902 Later Gorham H. Whitney
  136986 Eglantine   Schooner 99 91 1902 Stranded 1914 on Taylors Head Island
  155454 Oronoco   Schooner 121 103 1902 Foundered 1909 SW of Sambro NS
  86666 Gladys and Sabra Oliver F. Kilham Schooner 70 79 1902  
  86669 Griswold I. Keeney Peter O. Ericsson Schooner 100 90 1903  
  137068 Edith J. Peterson  Harry Peterson Schooner 107   1903 Sank 1903
  157687 Diana   Schooner 123 103 1903 Wrecked 1916 at Shag Harbour NS
  200122 Gleaner   Power Boat 44 58 1903  
  200209 Hatteras Gulf Fisheries Schooner 78 86 1903  
  200304 Virginia Lyons   Schooner 57 74 1903  
  201247 Rapidan   Schooner Yacht 26   1903  
  200613 Dorothy E. E. Saunders & Co. Schooner 71 79 1904 Lost 1916
  200700 Elva L. Spurling Warren A. Spurling Schooner 74 80 1904 In collision 1916 and lost off Nauset MA
  200795 Mina Swim Atlantic Maritime Schooner 93 82 1904 Sunk by u-boat 1917
  201009 Maryland   Schooner 121 103 1904  
  201188 Muriel Atlantic Maritime Schooner 120 105 1904 Sunk by u-boat 1918 off Seal Island NS
  201312 Selma Atlantic Maritime Schooner 122 103 1904 Wrecked 1914 near Halifax NS
  201409 Genevieve Loretta   Schooner 45 67 1904 Lost 1911
  201580 Fannie E. Prescott Atlantic Maritime Schooner 124 101 1904  
  201800 Patrician   Schooner 125 105 1904 Stranded 1912 in Jordan Bay NS
  203860 Helen M. Field John Arbuckle Steamer 321 134 1904 Later Limalite 1916, last trace 1916
  201799 Benjamin M. Wallace United Fisheries Schooner 77 82 1905 Burnt 1929 off Rockport MA
  201826 Catherine Howard Atlantic Maritime Schooner 122 104 1905 Stranded 1907 off Seguin ME
  201841 Thomas J. Carroll A. F. Cahoon Schooner 72 83 1905  
  201971 Susan and Mary Atlantic Maritime Schooner 124 102 1905 Stranded on Point Allerton MA
  202162 Georgiana Atlantic Maritime Schooner 122 103 1905 In collision and lost 1929 off Provincetown MA
  202519 James W. Parker Atlantic Maritime Schooner 132 117 1905 In collision and sank 1927 off Cape Ballard NL
  202370 Elizabeth Silsbee Atlantic Maritime Schooner 153 101 1905 Wrecked 1909 at Allen's Point NS
  202575 Hope   Schooner 73 84 1905  
  202752 Athlete David B. Smith Schooner 132 107 1905  
  202755 Estelle   Schooner 134 102 1905  
  202878 Romance David B. Smith Schooner 136 108 1906  
  202929 Norseman   Schooner 90 89 1906  
  202968 Effie M. Prior M. Walen & Co. Schooner 138 103 1906 Wrecked 1921 at savage Cove NL
  203086 Terranova   Schooner 138 107 1906 Wrecked 1914 at Pamet River MA
  203331 Morning Star O'Hara Brothers Schooner 121 99 1906  
  203764 Clara G. Silva   Schooner 82 85 1906 Scrapped 1931
  204724 Edith Silviera Warren Fish Schooner 86 83 1907  
  204818 Vanessa A. M. Watson, Jr. Schooner 130 102 1907 Abandoned 1918 off Cape Race NL
  204983 Mary B. Greer Matthew S. Greer Schooner 79 85 1907  
  205286 Julia Davis   Schooner 49 69 1907 In collision and sank 1908 off Fishers Island NY
    Mary Patterson   Schooner 59 75 1908  
  205005 Libbie   Power Boat 66 76 1908  
  205404 Victor and Ethan Dexter Malone Ketch 94 103 1908 In collision and sank 1916 off Nantucket MA
  205524 Leo J. F. Leonard Schooner 37 60 1908 Burnt 1912
  205752 Josie and Phebe Sylvester Whalen Schooner 137