William E. Woodall & Co., Baltimore MD

(formerly Fardy Bros. and Fardy & Woodall)

Most recent update: May 5, 2016.


In 1867, William E. Woodall joined with John D. Fardy, the owner of Fardy Bros., to form Fardy & Woodall, which became William E. Woodall & Co. in 1873: it closed in 1929.  The yard was located at Locust Point, at the foot of present-day Woodall Street, between General Ship Repair and Domino Sugar.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send your input to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type LDT Built Disposition
Built by Fardy Bros.
    Brisk USC&GS Schooner   1847  
    Joseph Henry USC&GS Schooner   1853  
    Agassiz USC&GS Schooner   1854  
    Arago USC&GS Schooner   1854  
    Varina USC&GS Schooner   1854  
    Torrey USC&GS Schooner   1857  
    Caswell USC&GS Schooner   1860  
    George M. Bache USC&GS Schooner   1861  
    Wayanda USRCS Schooner   1863  
    Antietam USRCS Schooner   1864  
    Lincoln USRCS Schooner 165 1865 To USC&GS 1867
    McCulloch USRCS Schooner   1865  
    Reliance USRCS Schooner   1867  
    Vigilant USRCS Schooner   1867  
Built by Fardy & Woodall
    Silliman USC&GS Schooner 83 1871 To USN 1888
    Hitchcock USC&GS Schooner 86 1871  
    Scoresby USC&GS Schooner 76 1871  
    Steadfast USC&GS Schooner 70 1871  
  105403 Sea Fox   Schooner 77 1872 Later Sarah C. Conway
    Speedwell USG     1872  
    Bibb USG     1872  
Built by Wm. E. Woodall & Co.
    Palinurus USC&GS Schooner 84 1873  
    Quick USC&GS Schooner 60 1873  
    Research USC&GS Schooner 75 1873  
    George S. Blake USC&GS Schooner 148 1874  
    Earnest USC&GS Schooner 89 1875  
    Ready USC&GS Schooner 80 1875  
    Drift USC&GS Schooner 76 1876  
    James Woodall   Fishing Vsl.      
    West Point     623 1881  
  157088 Danville B C & R S Co. Psgr/Cargo 1,297 1882 Later Brockton 1913, abandoned 1931
  126161 Choptank Choptank SB Psgr/Cargo 346 1883  
  145390 Tred Avon Choptank SB Psgr/Cargo 677 1884 Scrapped 1939
  3329 Baltimore B C & R S Co. Psgr/Cargo 1,414 1885 Later Beverly 1911, missing 1918
  135925 Emma Giles Tolchester SB Co Psgr/Cargo 549 1887 Barge 1939, abandoned at Curtis Bay, Baltimore, 1952
  126668 Cambridge Choptank SB Psgr/Cargo 834 1890 Scrapped 1940
    Columbia Washington SB Co Psgr/Cargo 588 1891 Burnt Washington DC 1903
  116539 Sassafras Sassafras River SB Co Psgr/Cargo 403 1892 Later Annapolis 1902, burnt Baltimore MD 1935
    Estelle Randall     211 1898  
    Brockway D. S. Brockway Cargo Ship 332 1899 Later Veguero 1900, San Juan Bautista 1913, deleted 1920
  201406 Charles A. Witler     219 1904  
  203445 Princess James Clark Co. Tug 151 1906  
  210252 Mary B. Garner Coast Fish Oil & Guano Fishing Vsl. 252 1912 To USN 1917 as SP-682, returned 1919
  212943 Georgia     1,318 1915  
  214479 Baltimore     1,307 1916