Puget Sound Boatbuilding, Tacoma WA

Most recent update: January 21, 2015.


The company was started by Charles and John Martinolich, of the well-known boat builders on the West Coast, together with William Healy in 1942: it closed in 1953.  The yard was located at 820 East D Street, where the Youth Marine Center is today: see it 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 Ft.  Delivery Disposition
  250954 MTL 1072 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43 Sold as Jerry 9
  258993 MTL 1073 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43 Sold as Lucky Day
    MTL 1074 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43  
    MTL 1075 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43  
    MTL 1076 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43  
    MTL 1077 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43  
    MTL 1078 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43  
    MTL 1079 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43  
    MTL 1080 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43  
  250809 MTL 1081 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43 Sold as A. B. C.
    MTL 1082 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43  
  286008 MTL 1083 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43 Sold as Sculpin
    MTL 1084 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43  
  276314 MTL 1085 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43 Sold as Jerry 8
    MTL 1086 US Army Tractor   47 9/43-12/43  
    LT 214 US Army Large Tug   127 Mar-44 To Italy 1946 as Colosso, scrapped
    LT 215 US Army Large Tug   127 Apr-44 To Taiwan 1946 as Ting Chang, deleted 195x
  275664 LT 387 (Pte Charles E Smoot) US Army Large Tug   127 May-44 Sold 1946 as Sea Cloud, scuttled off Cape Mendocino 1980
  252223 TP 229 US Army Harbor Tug   96 1944 To USACoE, sold 19xx as Kokua, active
    TP 230 US Army Harbor Tug   96 1944 To USACoE
  274378 BSP 3135 (Sgt Oscar M. Mullins) US Army Barge, SP   88 Dec-44 Sold as Lex
  250279 BSP 3136 US Army Barge, SP   88 Feb-45 Sold as Seldovia, active 
    BSP 3137 US Army Barge, SP   88 1945  
  249618 BSP 3221 US Army Barge, SP   88 1945 Sold as Redhead, later Sable
    Shangri-La of Astoria   Fishing Vsl.     1944  
  246518 Sea Boy Bill & Ted Healy Fishing Vsl. 126 85 1944 Later Frankie Boy II, now G. Nazzareno
    Endeavor   Fishing Vsl. 126 78 1944 Later Raymond A, lost 1982
    Vagabond   Fishing Vsl. 130 78 1945  
  248539 Evening Star Fred Peterson Fishing Vsl. 65 59 1945 Active
    Sun Glow   Fishing Vsl.     1946  
    St Christopher   Fishing Vsl. 132 79 1946 Later Merganser, Sea Wife
    Liberty Edward X. Madruga Fishing Vsl.   100 1948  
      French Sardine Co. Fishing Vsl.     1948  
    Mary C Canas Van Camp Sea Food Fishing Vsl.     1948  
      John Breskovich Fishing Vsl.   121 1948  
    Sun Traveler Sun Harbor Packing Fishing Vsl.   121 1948  
 

 

FWS 1002 (John R. Manning) US F&WS Research Vsl.   87 1950  
  262158 Crusader   Fishing Vsl. 217 94 1951  
    Columbia   Fishing Vsl. 258 107 1951 Later Irrintzina
  261869 AR 6   Fishing Vsl. 8 27 1951 Expired
      US Navy Personnel Boat   40 1951 5 boats
      US Navy Personnel Boat   40 1952 20 boats
C7241   Sunwest    Fishing Vsl. 16 38 1953 Active
C7250 610062 Schatz   Fishing Vsl. 19 38 1953 Expired
    Techa   Fishing Vsl. 14 38 1953 Existence in doubt