Mojean & Ericson, Tacoma WA

Most recent update: January 20, 2015.


William Mojean and Olaf Ericson started this yard in 1925 and closed it at the end of the war.  It was located at the extreme inland end of the Thea Foss Waterway, on East D Street, between Dock Street and South 21st, where Berg Equipment is today: see the site from the air on Google here.  If anyone can add to the table below, please e-mail me at timcolton@aol.com 

Hull # O.N. Original Name or # Original Owner Ship Type Tons Ft. Delivery Disposition
  225782 Leota   Recreational 30 54 1926  
  220327 Flyer   Freight 42 57 1928  
  225301 Sindbad   Schooner 11 35 1928 Being restored in Tacoma
  228399 Second Penny   Recreational 22 43 1929  
  228676 Alava   Fishing 22 41 1929  
  229557 David N   Recreational 19 42 1930  
  230774 Nor'Wester George W. Clarke Recreational 26 47 1931 Active
  233012 Annette   Fishing 68 68 1934  
  234281 Carmelita   Passenger 61 64 1935  
  236515 Favorite   Tug 8 32 1937  
  236564 Varsity   Fishing 90 68 1937  
  246050 On Holiday   Recreational 8 29 1941 Active
    YMS 222 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 20-Apr-43 Struck 1946
    YMS 223 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 5-Apr-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2223
    YMS 224 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 19-Aug-43 Struck 1946
    YMS 225 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 10-Oct-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2225
  255934 PCS 1455 US Navy Sub Chaser 278d 136 Feb-44 Sold 1948 as Margaret Root, scrapped 1970
    PCS 1456 US Navy Sub Chaser 278d 136 20-Jul-44 Completed as YMS 479, Waxbill (AMS 39) 1947, struck 1959
    YMS 426 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 25-Sep-44 Struck 1946
    YMS 427 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 28-Nov-44 Struck 1946
    YMS 428 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 24-Jan-45 To the USSR 1945 as T-525
  258428 YMS 429 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 136 16-Mar-45 Sold 1947 as Princess Laverne, wrecked in Everett and scrapped