Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia PA

Most recent update: May 21, 2011.


Philadelphia Naval Shipyard was established in 1801 and closed in 1996.  Part of the shipyard, including Docks 4 and 5, is now Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, and another part, including Docks 2 and 3 is leased to Atlantic Marine Philadelphia.  Visit the shipyard here and see it from the air on Google here.

Type Pennant # Original Name Type Ft. Tons Delivered Disposition
    Mississippi Cruiser   3,220 22-Dec-1841 Shelled at Port Hudson LA 14-Mar-1863
    Princeton Gunboat   954 16-Oct-1843 Scrapped 1849
    Susquehanna Cruiser   3,824 24-Dec-1850 Scrapped 1883
    Wabash Cruiser   4,774 18-Aug-1856 Scrapped 1912
LV 35 Martins Industry Light Vessel   nk 1855 Sold 1868
LV 9 Relief LS Light Vessel   181 1857 Sold 1925
LV 33 Relief LS Light Vessel   150 1857 Sold 1873
    Lancaster Cruiser   3,290 12-May-1859 Hulk 1913, scuttled 1933
    Wyoming Cruiser   1,457 Oct-1859 Scrapped 1892
    Pawnee Cruiser   1,533 11-Jun-1860 Hulk 1871, scrapped 1884
    Tuscarora Cruiser   1,457 5-Dec-1861 Scrapped 1883
    Miami Gunboat   730 29-Jan-1862  
    Juniata Cruiser   1,934 4-Dec-1862 Scrapped 1891
    Kansas Gunboat   836 21-Dec-1863  
    Monongahela Cruiser   2,078 15-Jan-1863 Burnt at Guantanamo Bay 1908
    Shenandoah Cruiser   2,030 20-Jun-1863 Scrapped 1887
    Tacony Gunboat   1,173 12-Feb-1864  
    Yantic Gunboat   836 12-Aug-1864  
    Swatara Gunboat   1,113 15-Nov-1865  
    Tonawanda Monitor   3,400 12-Oct-1865 Later Amphitrite 1869, scrapped 1874
    Neshaminy Cruiser   3,850 1868  
    Pushmataha/Congress Cruiser   3,003 4-Mar-1870 Scrapped 1883
    Astoria/Omaha Cruiser   2,394 12-Sep-1872 Scrapped 1915
    Quinnebaug Cruiser   1,900 2-Oct-1878 Scrapped 1891
YD 5   Derrick Barge 62   1900 Sold 1929
YF 9   Closed Lighter 40   1902  
YC 83   Open Lighter 86 100 1903  
YC 84   Open Lighter 86 100 1903  
YE 10   Ammo Barge 86   1904  
YPD 10   Pile Driver 55   1904  
YC 162   Open Lighter 110 170 1908  
YC 163   Open Lighter 110 170 1908  
YC 198   Open Lighter 110 170 1908  
YC 199   Open Lighter 110 170 1908  
YC 200   Open Lighter 110 170 1908 Disposed of 1947
YC 201   Open Lighter 110 170 1908  
YC 202   Open Lighter 110 170 1908  
YC 203   Open Lighter 110 170 1908 Later YFN 211
YC 204   Open Lighter 110 170 1908 Disposed of 1947
YC 205   Open Lighter 110 170 1908 Destroyed 1944
YC 206   Open Lighter 110 170 1908 Later YD 61
YC 207   Open Lighter 110 170 1908 Lost 1947
YA 40   Ash Lighter 36   1912  
YA 41   Ash Lighter 36   1912  
YC 290   Open Lighter 110 170 1914 Sold 1949
YC 291   Open Lighter 110 170 1914 Later YFN 225, to MARAD 1948
YC 292   Open Lighter 110 170 1914 Later YE 34
YC 293   Open Lighter 110 170 1914 Later YRB 11
AP 1 Henderson Transport   7,750 24-May-17 Later Bountiful (AH 9) 1944, scrapped 1948
AM 51 Sandpiper Minesweeper 188 950 9-Oct-19 Later AVP 9, scrapped 1946
AM 52 Vireo Minesweeper 188 950 16-Oct-19 Later ATO 144, scrapped 1946
AM 53 Warbler Minesweeper 188 950 22-Dec-19 Later ARS 11, scrapped 1947
AM 54 Willet Minesweeper 188 950 29-Jan-20 Later ARS 12, scrapped 1947
AH 1 Relief Hospital Ship   9,800 28-Dec-20 Scrapped 1948
YE 34   Ammo Lighter 110   1921 Ex YC 292
CC 5 Constitution Cruiser   43,500   Cancelled 1923
CC 6 United States Cruiser   43,500   Cancelled 1923
AD 3 Dobbin Destroyer Tender   12,500 22-Jul-24 Scrapped 1947
CA 36 Minneapolis Cruiser   9,950 20-Jun-34 Scrapped 1959
DD 355 Aylwin Destroyer   1,375 1-May-35 Scrapped 1948
WPG 32 George W. Campbell Gunboat   2,750 16-Jun-36 To USN 1982, sunk as target 1984
WPG 33 William J. Duane Gunboat   2,750 1-Aug-36 To USN 1944, never commissioned, scuttled 1987
WPG 35 Samuel D. Ingham Gunboat   2,750 17-Sep-36 To City of Charleston SC 1989 as memorial
WPG 37 Roger B. Taney Gunboat   2,750 24-Oct-36 To City of Baltimore MD 1986 as memorial
DD 372 Cassin Destroyer   1,500 6-Apr-37 Scrapped 1948
DD 373 Shaw Destroyer   1,500 20-Apr-37 Scrapped 1948
YC 695   Open Lighter 140 200 1939  
CL 41 Philadelphia Cruiser   9,700 27-Aug-38 To Brazil 1951 as Barroso (C 11), scrapped 1974
CA 45 Wichita Cruiser   10,000 16-Feb-39 Scrapped 1959
DD 404 Rhind Destroyer   1,500 16-Nov-39 Scuttled 1948
DD 420 Buck Destroyer   1,500 15-May-40 Sunk by u-boat off Salerno Oct-43
YP 110  

Patrol Craft

81 52

1940

Ex-PT 8, equipment 1945
YSR 7   Sludge Barge 104 157 1942 Sold 2003
BB 56 Washington Battleship   35,000 15-May-41 Scrapped 1961
CM 5 Terror Minelayer   5,875 7/15/42 Scrapped 1971
DD 636 Butler Destroyer   1,630 8/15/42 Later DMS 29: scrapped 1948
DD 637 Gherardi Destroyer   1,630 9/15/42 Later DMS 30: sunk as target 1973
BB 62 New Jersey Battleship   45,000 5/23/43 Struck 1995, memorial in Camden NJ
BB 64 Wisconsin Battleship   45,000 4/16/44 Struck 2006, memorial in Norfolk VA
BB 65 Illinois Battleship   45,000   Cancelled 1945, scrapped 1958
BB 67 Montana Battleship   45,000   Cancelled 1943
BB 68 Ohio Battleship   45,000   Cancelled 1943
LST 319 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 12/15/42 To Britain, sold 1948 to Shell Venezuela, converted to tanker Lucia, scrapped 1957
LST 320 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 12/31/42 To Britain, scrapped 1946
LST 321 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 12/31/42 To Britain, scrapped 1947
LST 322 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 1/9/43 To Britain, to Greece 1947
LST 323 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 1/18/43 To Britain, scrapped 1946
LST 324 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 1/23/43 To Britain, scrapped 1946
LST 325 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 2/1/43 To Greece 1964 as Syros (L 144), to Evansville IN 2001
LST 326 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 2/26/43 To Britain, to France 1946
LST 327 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 3/5/43 Later CTL 1944, scrapped 1946
LST 328 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 5/22/43 Later ARB 2 Oceanus, scrapped 1961
LST 329 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 5/18/43 Later ARB 1 Aristaeus, scrapped 1961
LST 330 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 6/12/43 Later AGP 4 Portunus, scrapped 1947
LST 331 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 3/11/43 To Britain, scrapped 1947
LST 332 No Name Landing Craft   1,625 2/6/43 Sold private 1946
DE 45 Capel/Andres Destroyer Escort   1,140 3/15/43 Scrapped 1946
DE 46 Cockburn/Drury Destroyer Escort   1,140 4/20/43 To Britain 1943 as HMS Cockburn (K 316), returned 1945, scrapped 1947
DE 47 Cooke/Decker Destroyer Escort   1,140 5/3/43 To China as Tai Ping, to Taiwan, sunk by Chinese sub 1954
DE 48 Dacres/Dobler Destroyer Escort   1,140 5/17/43 Scrapped 1946
DE 49 Domett/Doneff Destroyer Escort   1,140 6/10/43 Scrapped 1947
DE 50 Drury/Engstrom Destroyer Escort   1,140 6/21/43 Scrapped 1946
AV 7 Currituck Carrier     6/26/44 Scrapped 1972
CV 36 Antietam Carrier   27,100 1/28/45 Scrapped 1974
CV 37 Valley Forge/Princeton Carrier   27,100 11/18/45 Scrapped 1971
CA 135 Los Angeles Cruiser   13,600 7/22/45 Scrapped 1975
CA 136 Chicago Cruiser   13,600 1/10/45 Later CG 11, scrapped 1991
DE 214 Scott Destroyer Escort   1,400 7/20/43 Scrapped 1967
DE 215 Burke Destroyer Escort   1,400 7/20/43 To Colombia as Almirante Brion (DT 07) 1968; struck 1974
DE 216 Enright Destroyer Escort   1,400 9/21/43 To Ecuador as 25 de Julio (D 01) 1967; Maran Valverde 1975, struck 1989
DE 217 Coolbaugh Destroyer Escort   1,400 10/15/43 Scrapped 1974
DE 218 Darby Destroyer Escort   1,400 11/15/43 Sunk as target 1970
DE 219 J. Douglas Blackwood Destroyer Escort   1,400 12/15/43 Sunk as target 1970
DE 220 Francis M. Robinson Destroyer Escort   1,400 1/15/44 Scrapped 1974
DE 221 Solar Destroyer Escort   1,400 2/15/44 Exploded while loading ammo and scuttled 1946
DE 222 Fowler Destroyer Escort   1,400 3/15/44 Scrapped 1966
DE 223 Spangenberg Destroyer Escort   1,400 3/15/44 Scrapped 1966
DE 224 Rudderow Destroyer Escort   1,400 5/15/44 Scrapped 1967
DE 225 Day Destroyer Escort   1,400 6/10/44 Sunk as target 1969
DE 226 Crosley Destroyer Escort   1,400 10/22/44 To Ecuador as power barge 1961
DE 227 Cread Destroyer Escort   1,400 7/29/44 Scrapped 1962
DE 228 Ruchamkin Destroyer Escort   1,400 9/15/44 To Colombia as Cordoba (DT 15) 1977; museum 1980
DE 229 Kirwin Destroyer Escort   1,400 11/5/44 Scrapped 1976
YC 1150   Open Lighter 110 170 1945 Cancelled
YC 1151   Open Lighter 110 170 1945 Cancelled
LSD 25 San Marcos Assault Ship   4,500 4/15/45 To Spain 1974 as Galicia (L 31), scrapped 1988
CV 45 Valley Forge Carrier   27,100 11/3/46 Scrapped 1971
CV 46 Iwo Jima Carrier   27,100   Cancelled 1945
CV 53   Carrier   27,100   Cancelled 1945
CA 137 Norfolk Cruiser       Cancelled 1945
CA 138 Scranton Cruiser       Cancelled 1945
PT 812 No name Torpedo Boat 95 1-Feb-51 Later Retriever (DR 1) 1975
CL 93 Galveston Cruiser 15,150 28-May-58 Later CLG 3, scrapped 1975
DLG 12 Dahlgren Destroyer 5,648 31-Mar-61 Later DDG 43: scrapped 2006
DLG 13 William V. Pratt Destroyer 5,648 19-Oct-61 Later DDG 44: scrapped 1995
LPH 3 Okinawa Assault Ship 18,000 14-Apr-62 Sunk as target 2002
LPH 7 Guadalcanal Assault Ship 18,000 9-Jul-63 Struck 1994: to be museum
LPH 9 Guam Assault Ship 18,000 4-Jan-66 Sunk as target 2001
LPH 11 New Orleans Assault Ship 18,000 14-Feb-70 To be sunk as target 2006
YFN 1230   Closed Lighter 110 137 27-May-65 Later YC 1465, sold 2000
YFN 1231   Closed Lighter 110 137 27-May-65 Later YC 1466, sold 2002
YFN 1232   Closed Lighter 110 137 Jun-65 Later YC 1467, sold 1996
YFN 1233   Closed Lighter 110 137 Jun-65 Later YC 1468, struck 1988
YFN 1234   Closed Lighter 110 137 27-Dec-68 Later YC 1500, sold 2002
YFN 1235   Closed Lighter 110 137 23-Jan-69 Later YC 1501, active
YFN 1236   Closed Lighter 110 137 20-Feb-69 Later YC 1502, sold 2004
YFN 1237   Closed Lighter 110 137 1-Apr-69 Later YC 1503, sold 1997
YFN 1238   Closed Lighter 110 137 21-Apr-69 Later YC 1504, struck 1993
YFN 1239   Closed Lighter 110 137 11-Jul-69 Sold 2003
YFN 1240   Closed Lighter 110 137 1-Aug-69 Sold 2003
YFN 1241   Closed Lighter 110 137 1-Oct-69 Sold 2005
YFN 1242   Closed Lighter 110 137 1-Nov-69 Sold 2005
YFN 1243   Closed Lighter 110 137 1-Dec-69 Donated 1999
YRBM 19   Repair Barge 110 220 196?  
LST 1179 Newport Landing Ship 8,342 12-Sep-69 To Mexico 2001 as Sonora (A-04): active
LST 1180 Manitowoc Landing Ship 8,342 1-Apr-70 To Taiwan 1999 as Chung Ho (L 232): active
LST 1181 Sumter Landing Ship 8,342 1-Aug-70 To Taiwan 1999 as Chung Ping (L 233): active
LCC 19 Blue Ridge Command Ship 18,646 14-Nov-70 Active