Stadium Boat Works, Cleveland OH

Most recent update: January 11, 2015.


Stadium Boat Works was started as Stadium Yacht Basin around 1935 and closed in 1957.  The yard was at the foot of West 3rd Street, by the Cleveland Browns Stadium.  If anyone can add to the table below, please e-mail it to me at timcolton@aol.com.

Hull # O.N. Original Name or # Customer Type Tons Delivery Disposition
YMS 76 US Navy Minesweeper 278 4-Jun-42 Struck 1946
YMS 77 US Navy Minesweeper 278 15-May-42 To France 1944 as D 202, mined off Marseilles and lost 1944
YMS 78 US Navy Minesweeper 278 17-Jun-42 To France 1944 as Belledone (D 318), to Vietnam 1954 as Bach Dang (HQ 113), discarded
YMS 79 US Navy Minesweeper 278 26-Jun-42 To Turkey 1947 as Kas, struck 1963
YMS 80 US Navy Minesweeper 278 15-Jul-42 Reclassified 1947 as Albatross (AMS 1), sold 1959 as Dorado
YMS 81 US Navy Minesweeper 278 28-Jul-42 Sold 1948
YMS 82 US Navy Minesweeper 278 10-Aug-42 To France 1944 as Dahlia (D 325), sold 1959, sunk off Martinique
YMS 83 US Navy Minesweeper 278 30-Aug-42 To France 1944 as Digitale (D 326), to Vietnam 1954 as Choung Dong (HQ 116), discarded
YMS 235 US Navy Minesweeper 278 20-Jul-43 To FLC 1947 for sale
YMS 236 US Navy Minesweeper 278 23-Jun-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2236
YMS 237 US Navy Minesweeper 278 20-Nov-42 To the USSR 1945 as T-589
YMS 238 US Navy Minesweeper 278 23-Nov-42 Reclassified 1947 as Flamingo (AMS 11), struck 1959
YMS 239 US Navy Minesweeper 278 16-Apr-43 To Turkey 1947 as Kerempe, struck 1966
YMS 240 US Navy Minesweeper 278 25-May-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2240, to Greece 1946 as Ithaki, struck 1966
YMS 389 US Navy Minesweeper 278 15-Aug-43 Sold 1949
YMS 390 US Navy Minesweeper 278 30-Aug-43 Sold 1947
YMS 391 US Navy Minesweeper 278 19-Sep-43 Sold 1947
YMS 392 US Navy Minesweeper 278 11-Oct-43 To South Korea 1947 as Kang Kae
PCS 1413 US Navy Sub Chaser 278 16-Nov-43 Named Elsmere 1956
PCS 1414 US Navy Sub Chaser 278 22-Nov-43  
PCS 1415 US Navy Sub Chaser 278   Completed as YMS 460
PCS 1416 US Navy Sub Chaser 278   Completed as YMS 461
YMS 460 US Navy Minesweeper 278 27-May-44 To the USSR 1945 as T 183, scrapped 1954
YMS 461 US Navy Minesweeper 278 21-Jun-44 Reclassified 1947 as Swallow (AMS 36), to Japan 1955 as Yugeshima (MSC 660), scrapped 1969
293270 YMS 414 US Navy Minesweeper 278 6-Sep-44 Sold 1946 as Charley B
YMS 415 US Navy Minesweeper 278 1-Oct-44 Reclassified 1947 as Chatterer (AMS 40), to Japan 1955 as Yurishima (MSC 661), scrapped 1969
256693 YMS 416 US Navy Minesweeper 278 21-Oct-44 Sold 1946 as Healys No. 1
YMS 417 US Navy Minesweeper 278 10-Nov-44 Reclassified 1947 as Merganser (AMS 26), sold 1960, later yacht Miss Juanita