Globe Shipbuilding (WWI), Superior WI

Most recent update: August 28, 2019.


There were two Globe Shipbuilding Companies in Superior, one operational only during WWI, the other only during WWII.  This yard was founded by James McKellar, a shipyard joiner from Port Glasgow and was on the site that was used by Walter Butler Shipbuilders in WWII.  If anyone can add to the table below, please e-mail me at timcolton@aol.com.

Hull # O.N. Name

Owner

Type GT Delivered

Disposition

101 216437 Lake Washburn US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,300 Jun-18 Later C. H. Lawrence Jr. 1926, Toyo Maru No. 6 1928, Toyo Maru No. 8 1935, torpedoed and lost 1944
102 216751 Lake Borgne US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,300 Aug-18 Wrecked 1918
103 216924 Lake Medford US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,300 Sep-18 Later H. J. Lawrence 1926, Elwyn C. Hale 1929, Alcoa Transport 1940, torpedoed and lost 1942
104 217059 Lake Arline US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,300 Oct-18 Later J. Floyd Massey Jr. 1931, Monomoy 1941, J. Floyd Massey Jr. 1946, scrapped 1950
105 215820 Sea Gull Atlantic Coast Fisheries Trawler 300 Dec-17 To USN as Ibis (SP 3051)
106 215842 Petrel Atlantic Coast Fisheries Trawler 300 Dec-17 To USN as Starling (SP 2981)
107 216973 Ripple Bay State Fishing Trawler 300 Apr-18  
108 217704 Ocean Bay State Fishing Trawler 300 May-19 Scuttled 1938
109             Cancelled
110             Cancelled
111             Cancelled
112             Cancelled
113 217400 Conotton US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,300 Nov-18 Scrapped 1935
114 217267 Contoocook US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,300 Jan-19 Later Elda 1931, Southern Sword 1932, foundered 1946
115 217682 Coolspring US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,300 May-19 Later Proctor 1919, scrapped 1953
116 217819 Copalgrove US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,300 May-19 Later Attaca 1930, Badascony 1931, Vishera 1933, bombed and lost 1942
117 217913 Lake Glebe US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,600 Jun-19 Scrapped 1926
118 218073 Lake Glencoe US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,600 Jul-19 Scrapped 1926
119 218900 Lake Fiscus US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,600 Sep-19 Scrapped 1930
120 218962 Lake Fisher US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,600 Oct-19 To Mexico as Montezuma 1923, scrapped 1934
121 219112 Lake Fitch US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,600 Nov-19 Later Quantico 1933, Norlavore 1941, torpedoed and lost 1942
122 219177 Lake Fithian US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,600 Nov-19 Sank 1960
123 219847 Lake Flag US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,600 Apr-20 Later West Texas 1926, Hai Chuan 1946, Hsin Chu 1951, scrapped 1955
124 219846 Lake Glaucus US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,600 Apr-20 Later Volusia 1925, Norlindo 1941, torpedoed and lost 1942
125 219850 Lake Gunni US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,600 Apr-20 Later Commercial Pioneer 1926, scrapped 1938
126 219849 Lake Harminia US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,600 May-20 Later Ethyl 1925, hulked 1935
127 219848 Lake Hector US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,600 Jun-20 To Argentina as America 1923, wrecked off Punta Delgada 1937
128   Lake Justice US Shipping Board Cargo Ship 2,600   Cancelled