Barbee Marine Yards, Renton WA

Most recent update: January 12, 2015.


Barbee Marine Yards, Inc., was located at 4101 Lake Washington Boulevard North, in the May Creek section of Renton WA, and operated only between 1943 and 1945.  Thereafter it became the lumber mill of Barbee Mill Co., and has now been residential property since 2006.  See the site from the air on Google here.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com 

Hull # O.N. Original Name or # Original Owner Ship Type GT Feet  Delivery Disposition
1 249669 LT 140 US Army Tug 282 127 8/43-2/44 Sold 1946 as L. H. Coolidge, sank 1951
2 249367 LT 141 US Army Tug 284 127 8/43-2/44 Sold 1946 as Shinn, then Shawnee, abandoned in Vietnam 1976
3 250669 LT 142 US Army Tug 283 127 8/43-2/44 Sold 1946 as Portugbar, then Earnest, to Sea Scouts in Olympia WA 196x as Czar, abandoned on Nisqually Beach
4 250674 LT 143 US Army Tug 283 127 8/43-2/44 Sold 1946 as Teton, then Martin, Cayuse, abandoned in Vietnam 197x
5   LT 144 US Army Tug 270 127 8/43-2/44 Sold 1946 as Florence Filburg, houseboat from 2000, sank near Seattle 2005, destroyed by fire 2009
6 249560 LT 374 US Army Tug 275 127 4/44-10/44 Sold 1946 as Jack, then Mary A. Cornell, Elizabeth Olson, grounded and broke up in Port Bandon OR 1960
7   LT 375 US Army Tug 280 127 4/44-10/44 Grounded in Attu Harbor 1946, stripped and sunk.
8 249578 LT 376 US Army Tug 288 127 4/44-10/44 Sold 1946 as Barbara Foss, sunk as target 1976
9 253393 LT 377 US Army Tug 287 127 4/44-10/44 Sold 1946 as Donna Foss, Anna Foss 1969, Bruin 1970, CTL 1978
10 249579 LT 378 US Army Tug 295 127 4/44-10/44 Sold 1946 as Justine Foss, then f/v Odin, yacht Justine, active
  251740 Enid III   Yacht 27 48 1943 Deleted?
    Bel Canto   Fishing 26 48 1943 Now Song of Dixie
    Robert S   Yacht 37 49 1943 Active
  250594 BCL 1321 US Army Barge   204 10/43-12/43 Sold as Foss 151
  250776 BCL 1322 US Army Barge   204 10/43-12/43 Sold as A.F.L. 1322
  251589 BCL 1596 US Army Barge   204 4/44-10/44 Sold as P. T. & B. Co. 1596
  176790 BCL 1597 US Army Barge   204 4/44-10/44 Sold as A.F.L. 1597
  252085 BCL 1598 US Army Barge   204 4/44-10/44 Sold as P. T. & B. Co. 1598
  251590 BCL 1599 US Army Barge   204 4/44-10/44 Sold as A.F.L. 1599
  251382 BCL 1600 US Army Barge   204 4/44-10/44 Sold as A.F.L. 1600
  176791 BCL 1601 US Army Barge   204 4/44-10/44 Sold as A.F.L. 1601
  249134 Southern Cross   Fishiing 12 37 1945 Deleted?
    Icy Queen   Fishing 46 50 1945 Active
  242172 Lee Rose   Fishing 47 50 1945 Deleted?
  248003 Marhild   Fishing 106 65 1945 Later Totem, Four Sons. Existence in doubt 1991