Lancaster Iron Works, Perryville MD

Most recent update: December 30, 2014.


Lancaster Iron Works opened a small shipyard in Perryville for the war effort and closed it in 1950.  It was located in Frenchtown, about a mile above Perryville, just below the railroad bridge.  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

Original Owner

Type

Tons Ft. Delivered Disposition
120 620493 803   Tank Barge 460 144 1941 Active
121 620494 804   Tank Barge 460 144 1941 Active
122 620495 805   Tank Barge 460 144 1941 Active
123 620496 806   Tank Barge 460 144 1941 Active
  260407 BD 2000 US Army Derrick Barge   155 1941 Sold as Joe
    BD 2001 US Army Derrick Barge   155 1941  
  251566 BD 2002 US Army Derrick Barge   135 1941 Sold as Catskill
  296155 BD 2003 US Army Derrick Barge   155 1941 Sold as Josephine
    BD 2004 US Army Derrick Barge   135 1941  
  255755 BD 2005 US Army Derrick Barge   135 1941 Sold as Suffolk
    BD 2006 US Army Derrick Barge   135 1941  
    BD 2007 US Army Derrick Barge   155 1941  
    BD 2008 US Army Derrick Barge   155 1941  
    BD 2009 US Army Derrick Barge   155 1941  
    BD 2010 US Army Derrick Barge   155 1941  
  256004 BD 2011 US Army Derrick Barge   155 1941 Sold as Conqueror
  252051 one of the above   Derrick Barge   155 1943 Now Big Eagle
    YFN 296 US Navy Lighter 170 110 1942  
    YFN 297 US Navy Lighter 170 110 1942  
  175664 No. 5 Merritt Dredging Tank Barge 65 70 1942  
201 251442 Spindletop U.S.M.C. T1-M-A1 846d 221 Jul-43 To Britain 1943, sold 1946 as Lake Charles, Atlas Traveler 1962, Loc Bay 1976, Badger State 1980, scrapped 1988
202 na Cotton Valley U.S.M.C. T1-M-A1 846d 221 Sep-43 To Britain 1943, sold 1947 as Paraggi, N. S. di Montallegro 1964, Eleanor X 1995
203 na Rouseville U.S.M.C. T1-M-A1 846d 221 Nov-43 To Britain 1943, mined and lost off the River Seine 1944
204 na Golden Meadow U.S.M.C. T1-M-A1 846d 221 Dec-43 To Britain 1943, sold 1947 as Yung Tung, scrapped 1962
208   YO US Navy Tanker 650   1944  
  246288 Fray Merritt Dredging Dredge 14 34 1944  
  na Y 47 US Army Tanker 182d 294 Jul-44 To Panama 1946 as Y 47
    Y 48 US Army Tanker 182d 294 Aug-44  
  na Y 49 US Army Tanker 182d 294 Sep-44 To Norway 1946 as Kloverstrand
  na Y 50 US Army Tanker 182d 294 Oct-44 To China 1946 as Ming Sung No. 1
  na Y 51 US Army Tanker 182d 294 Nov-44 To Russia 1946 on loan
  na Y 55 US Army Tanker 182d 294 Dec-44 To Russia 1946 on loan
  na Y 57 US Army Tanker 182d 294 Jan-45 To Russia 1946 on loan
    Y 58 US Army Tanker 182d 294 Feb-45 Retired in the 1960s
  176390 Blue Line 105   Tank Barge 1,148 215 1945 Later Ala 1, B. No. 50
  176488 Blue Line 106   Tank Barge 1,148 215 1945  
224 654947 New West   Fish Factory 1,134 175 1945 Now Cape Greig
233 250603 Delaware Belle   Passenger 949 222 Sep-46 Later Hudson Belle 1955, George Washington 1963, now Kulamanu