Austal USA, Mobile AL

Most recent update: September 19, 2018.


Austal USA was established in 2000 as a joint venture of the Australian boatbuilder, Austal, and Tom Bender, owner of Bender Shipbuilding.  Austal bought Bender out in September 2006.  The shipyard is on Pinto Island in Mobile, close to the I-10 tunnel.  Visit the company at www.austal.com and see the yard from the air on Google here.

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Ship Type GT Ft. Price ($mm) Delivery Disposition
261 Mexico Anapaula Otto Candies Crewboat 365 145   21-Jan-02 Active
262 Mexico Veronica Otto Candies Crewboat 365 145   22-Jan-02 Active
607 1132690 Biscayne Lady Island Queen Cr. Cruise Boat 92 103   Jan-03 Active
609 1137834 Cloud Nine Cloud Nine, Inc. Cruise Boat 98 122   May-03 Active
610 1131648 Patriot Circle Line Cruise Boat 197 86 7 Nov-02 Christopher M. Colasanti 2003, inactive
611 1139023 Zephyr Circle Line Cruise Boat 600 86 7 Aug-03 Inactive
612 1156057 Seacoaster American Marine Patrol Craft 90 100   Dec-04 Now AMH Seacoaster (U.A.E.)
614 1151698 Lake Express Lake Express Ro-Pax Ferry 96 179 19 Jun-04 Active
615 1182234 Alakai Hawaii Superferry Ro-Pax Ferry 1,646d 349 75 Jun-07 To USN 2012 as Puerto Rico (HST 2), to Bay Ferries 2016 as The Cat
616 1215902 Huakai Hawaii Superferry Ro-Pax Ferry 1,646d 373 75 Feb-09 To USN 2012 as Guam (HST 1), active
618 872010 Independence (LCS 2) GD/U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420 450+ 18-Dec-09 Active
642 1224272 Coronado (LCS 4) GD/U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420   27-Sep-13 Active
700 1291391 Jackson (LCS 6) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420 432 11-Aug-15 Active
701 1316879 Montgomery (LCS 8) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420 368 23-Jun-16 Active
702 1325768 Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420 346 27-Dec-16 Active
703 1335477 Omaha (LCS 12) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420 346 15-Sep-17 Active
704 1370132 Manchester (LCS 14) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420 340 28-Feb-18 Active
705 1483905 Tulsa (LCS 16) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420 340 30-Apr-18 Active
706 1499522 Charleston (LCS 18) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420  342 31-Aug-18 Active
707 Cincinnati (LCS 20) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420  342 2019 Building
708   Kansas City (LCS 22) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420  345 2019 Building
709   Oakland (LCS 24) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420  345 2020 Building
710   Mobile (LCS 26) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420 564 2020 Building
711   Savannah  (LCS 28) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420 584 2021 Building
712   Canberra (LCS 30) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420 584 2021 Building
713    (LCS 32) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420   2022 Building
714    (LCS 34) U.S. Navy Litt. Combat Ship 975d 420   2022 Building
630 1164656 Spearhead (EPF 1)  U.S. Army Transport 1,515d 315 185 5-Dec-12 Active
631 1164659 Choctaw County (EPF 2)  U.S. Navy Transport 1,515d 315 152 6-Jun-13 Active
632 1239943 Millinocket (EPF 3)  U.S. Army Transport 1,515d 315 152 21-Mar-14 Active
633 1239944 Fall River (EPF 4)  U.S. Navy Transport 1,515d 315 152 14-Sep-14 Active
634 1241460 Trenton (EPF 5)  U.S. Army Transport 1,515d 315 152 13-Apr-15 Active
635 1241461 Brunswick (EPF 6)  U.S. Navy Transport 1,515d 315 156 14-Jan-16 Active
636 1241462 Carson City (EPF 7)  U.S. Army Transport 1,515d 315 156 24-Jun-16 Active
637 1317058 Yuma (EPF 8)  U.S. Navy Transport 1,515d 315 161 21-Apr-17 Active
638 1317059 City of Bismarck (EPF 9)  U.S. Army Transport 1,515d 315 161 21-Dec-17 Active
639 1317060 Burlington (EPF 10)  U.S. Navy Transport 1,515d 315 167   Building
640   Puerto Rico (EPF 11)  U.S. Navy Transport 1,515d 315 124   Building
641   Newport (EPF 12)  U.S. Navy Transport 1,515d 315 124   Building