Harris & Parsons, East Greenwich RI

(formerly Saunders Boatyard [1891-1906], F. S. Nock, Inc. [1906-1926], now Norton's Shipyard & Marina [since 1945])

Most recent update: November 22, 2016.


The Harris & Parsons shipyard was just north of Division Street and the East Greenwich Yacht Club, apparently one of many occupants of this site.  If anyone can add to the table below or provide any additional information concerning the yard's history, please e-mail me at timcolton@aol.com 

Hull # O.N. Original Number Original Owner Ship Type Feet Tons Delivery Disposition
    SC 1061 US Navy Sub Chaser 110 136 5-Jan-43 To Norway 1945 as Vigra
    SC 1062 US Navy Sub Chaser 110 136 27-Feb-43 To USCG 1945 as Air Shrike (WAVR 462), sold 1948
    SC 1321 US Navy Sub Chaser 110 136 4-May-43 To MARAD 1946
    SC 1322 US Navy Sub Chaser 110 136 2-Jun-43 Donated 1948 as Palace III, later The Lord's Mercy
    SC 1323 US Navy Sub Chaser 110 136 5-Aug-43 To MARAD 1946
    SC 1324 US Navy Sub Chaser 110 136 24-Sep-43 To the USSR 1945 as BO-315
    SC 1507 US Navy Sub Chaser 110 136 15-May-44 To the USSR 1945 as BO-224
    SC 1508 US Navy Sub Chaser 110 136 22-Jul-44 To the USSR 1945 as BO-240
    SC 1509 US Navy Sub Chaser 110 136   Cancelled
    Q 1450 Royal Navy HDML 72 54 4-Jan-45 Later FDB 11, returned 1945, to the Netherlands 1946 as Dingo
    Q 1451 Royal Navy HDML 72 54 26-Mar-45 Later FDB 22, returned 1945, to the Netherlands 1946 as Wolf
    Q 1452 Royal Navy HDML 72 54 19-Apr-45 Later FDB 23, returned 1945