Niagara Shipbuilding, Buffalo NY

Most recent update: January 9, 2015.


Niagara Shipbuilding was started by G. T. Weisbeck and Robert Nelson at the extreme south end of the Buffalo waterfront.  It closed after the war.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send your info to me at timcolton@aol.com.

Hull # O.N. Name Customer Type Navy Type Pennant # Tons Feet Delivery Disposition
      US Navy Tug YTL 247 70   1943 Sank south of Oahu, in wartime
      US Navy Tug YTL 248 70   1943 Sold 1947
      US Navy Tug YTL 249 70   1943 Sold 1947
      US Navy Tug YTL 250 70   1943 Sold 1947, now Tycho Brahe
      US Navy Tug YTL 251 70   1943 Sold 1947
      US Navy Lighter YF 415 300 132 1943 Sunk by explosion 1944
      US Navy Lighter YF 416 300 132 1943 To USCG 1947 as White Sumac (WAGL/WLM 540); to Dominican Rep as Capotillo (BA 2), active
      US Navy Lighter YF 417 300 132 1943 To USCG 1947 as White Alder (WAGL/WLM 541), sank 1968
      US Navy Lighter YFR 443 300 132 1943 To Colombia 1964 as Quindo (BO 153), active