Supple-Bollin Shipbuilding, Portland OR

Most recent update: March 9, 2016.


Jos. Supple, was a contractor in Portland, with an engineering works where he also built small cargo ships.  The yard was at the foot of S.E. Belmont Street, which is where the ramps on and off the SE Morrison Bridge are now.  If you can add to the table below, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # USSB # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Built Disposition
Built by Jos. Supple
      Modoc   Cargo Ship 240 1890 To USN 1898 as Enterprise (YT 16), to MARAD 1947
    111728 Reliance   Cargo Ship 153 1900  
    116997 Sue H. Elmore   Cargo Ship 232 1900  
    203160 Kitsap   Cargo Ship 195 1906  
    203855 Chittyna   Cargo Ship 187 1907  
    203949 J. N. Teal   Cargo Ship 513 1907  
    204937 Mascot   Cargo Ship 299 1908  
    206094 Hyak   Cargo Ship 195 1909  
    207230 Gamecock   Cargo Ship 464 1910  
    208705 Bayocean   Cargo Ship 150 1911  
    210453 Grahamona   Cargo Ship 443 1912 Later Northwestern
    214056 Kitsap II   Cargo Ship 400 1916 Later City of Bellingham, Quilcene, to USN 1941 as YHB 5, sold 1947
Built by Supple-Bollin Shipbuilding
    216058 Mount Hood Gaston, Williams & Wigmore Cargo Ship 2,909 1918 Burnt and sank in Montevideo 1919
    216217 Mount Shasta Gaston, Williams & Wigmore Cargo Ship 2,904 1918 Later Mount Baker 1919, barge 1938, to USA 1942 as FS 132, sank 1944 Prince Rupert BC
  226 216748 Calala  U. S. S. B. Cargo Ship 2,799 1918 Scrapped 1924
  227 216833 Dalana  U. S. S. B. Cargo Ship 2,799 1918 Sold 1921, later barge Marie C. Beazley
  228 216918 Airlie  U. S. S. B. Cargo Ship 2,799 1918 Sold 1922 and hulked in Germany
  229 217131 Harney U. S. S. B. Cargo Ship 2,799 1918 Later Thala, sold 1922 and hulked in Germany
  230 216922 Wallawa U. S. S. B. Cargo Ship 2,799 1918 Sold 1922 and hulked in Germany
  231 217135 Ashburn U. S. S. B. Cargo Ship 2,799 1918 Scrapped 1924
  232 217403 Awensdaw  U. S. S. B. Cargo Ship 2,799 1919 Sold 1921 as Cubwood, burnt 1922
  233 217404 Birchleaf U. S. S. B. Cargo Ship 2,799 1919 Sold 1922 and hulked in Germany
  2194 218525 Dertona U. S. S. B. Cargo Ship 2,799 1919 Scrapped 1924
  2195 218723 Deva  U. S. S. B. Cargo Ship 2,799 1919 Scrapped 1924
  2196 218724 Diana U. S. S. B. Cargo Ship 2,799 1919 Sold 1921 as Cawood, later Charwood, Kir Chehir, Kir Zade, Hissar, Hisar, wrecked in the Bosphorus 1937
  2197     U. S. S. B. Cargo Ship 2,799   Cancelled
Built by Supple & Martin
    223498 Lewiston   Cargo Ship 581 1923  
    227124 Multnomah   Cargo Ship 314 1927 To USN as Manuwai (YFB 16), struck 1954