Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery ME

Most recent update: May 21, 2011.


Portsmouth Naval Shipyard was established in 1800 and remains active today, maintaining the submarines of the Atlantic Fleet.  Visit the shipyard here and see it from the air on Google here.

Type # Original Name Type Feet Tons Delivered Disposition
    Congress Frigate   1,867 1842 Sold 1865
    Saranac Sloop   1,463 1850 Wrecked 1875
LV 1 Nantucket Light Vessel     1855 Wrecked 1936
    Mohican Cruiser   1,461 1859 Scrapped 1873
    Kearsarge Sloop   1,550 1862 Wrecked 1884
    Ossippee Sloop   1,240 1862 Sold 1891
    Sebago Gunboat   1,070 1862  
    Mahasca Gunboat   1,070 1862  
    Sonoma Gunboat   1,070 1862  
    Conemaugh Gunboat   1,070 1862  
    Nipsic Gunboat   1,070 1863  
    Sassacus Gunboat   1,070 1863  
    Shawmut Gunboat   1,070 1864  
    Patuxet Gunboat   1,070 1864  
    Port Fire Tug   103 1864 Sold 1878
    Sacramento Sloop   2,100 1864 Wrecked 1867
    Agamenticos Monitor   3,295 1865 Later Terror 1869, scrapped 1874
    Resaca Sloop   1,129 1866 Wrecked 1875
    Franklin Frigate   5,170 1867 Sold 1915
    Piscataqua Cruiser   3,954 1867 Later Delaware 1869, sold 1877
    Contoocook Sloop   2,348 1868 Sold 1872
    Benicia Sloop   2,400 1869 Sold 1884
    California Sloop   2,354 1870 Sold 1875
YFB 132   Ferry Boat 64   1891 To USC&GS 1928 as Echo, sold 1938
YFB 6 Hustle Ferry Boat 66   1902 Ex-Despatch
YC 79   Open Lighter 108   1903  
YC 80   Open Lighter 108   1903  
YC 88   Open Lighter 108   1903  
YC 89   Open Lighter 108   1903  
YW 17   Water Barge 154   1908  
AT 10 Patapsco Tug 148 755 28-Jul-09 Scrapped 1836
YC 249   Open Lighter 110 170 1910  
YC 250   Open Lighter 110 170 1910  
YC 286   Open Lighter 110 170 1914  
YC 287   Open Lighter 110 170 1914  
YF 49   Covered Lighter 115 225 1916 To MARAD 1947
YFB 663 Otter Ferry Boat       Ex-Kite
YFB 1048   Ferry Boat 77   1919 Ex-Launch No. 1048
SS 48 L-8 Submarine   456 30-Aug-17 Scrapped 1926
SS 62 O-1 Submarine   521 5-Nov-18 Scrapped 1938
SS 107 S-3 Submarine   876 30-Jan-19 Scrapped 1937
SS 109 S-4 Submarine   876 19-Nov-19 Scuttled 1936
SS 110 S-5 Submarine   876 6-Mar-20 Foundered off Delaware 1920
SS 111 S-6 Submarine   876 17-May-20 Scrapped 1937
SS 112 S-7 Submarine   876 1-Jul-20 Scrapped 1937
SS 113 S-8 Submarine   876 1-Oct-20 Scrapped 1937
SS 114 S-9 Submarine   876 21-Feb-21 Scrapped 1937
SS 115 S-10 Submarine   876 21-Sep-22 Scrapped 1937
SS 116 S-11 Submarine   876 11-Jan-23 Scrapped 1945
SS 117 S-12 Submarine   876 30-Apr-23 Scrapped 1945
SS 118 S-13 Submarine   876 14-Jul-23 Scrapped 1945
PC 190 CG 190 Patrol Craft 75 37 1924-25  
PC 191 CG 191 Patrol Craft 75 37 1924-25 To USN 1933 as YP 8, sold 1947
PC 192 CG 192 Patrol Craft 75 37 1924-25  
SS 163 Barracuda (V-1) Submarine   2,506 1-Oct-24 Scrapped 1945
SS 164 Bass (V-2) Submarine   2,506 26-Sep-25 Scuttled 1945
SS 165 Bonita (V-3) Submarine   2,506 22-May-26 Scrapped 1945
SS 166 Argonaut (V-4) Submarine   4,080 2-Apr-28 Later APS 1, sunk by Japanese Navy in New Britain 1943
SS 167 Narwhal Submarine   3,960 18-Dec-29 Scrapped 1948
YG 17   Garbage Scow 110 170 1932  
YSD 8   Seaplane Derrick 104 240 1932  
SS 169 Dolphin Submarine   2,215 14-Oct-32 Scrapped 1948
SS 170 Cachalot Submarine   1,650 1-Mar-34 Scrapped 1948
WYT 87 Hudson Tug   290 31-Oct-34 Donated to Northwestern U. 1970
SS 172 Porpoise Submarine   1,934 15-Jan-36 Scrapped 1958
SS 173 Pike Submarine   1,934 17-Apr-36 Scrapped 1958
SS 179 Plunger Submarine   1,997 31-Mar-37 Scrapped 1958
SS 180 Pollack Submarine   1,997 28-Apr-37 Scrapped 1948
SS 185 Snapper Submarine   2,198 1-Mar-38 Scrapped 1948
SS 186 Stingray Submarine   2,198 30-Jun-38 Scrapped 1948
SS 191 Sculpin Submarine   2,350 16-Jan-39 Damaged and scuttled off Truk 1943
SS 192 Squalus Submarine   2,350 1-Mar-39 Later Sailfish, scrapped 1948
SS 196 Searaven Submarine   2,350 2-Oct-39 Sunk as target 1948
SS 197 Seawolf Submarine   2,350 1-Dec-39 Sunk by friendly fire off Morotai 1944
YTT 5   Torpedo Tracker 165   1941  
YTT 6   Torpedo Tracker 165   1943  
YTT 7   Torpedo Tracker 165   1943  
SS 201 Triton Submarine     8/15/40 Sunk by Japanese destroyers 1943
SS 202 Trout Submarine     11/15/40 Presumed sunk 1944
SS 209 Grayling Submarine     3/1/41 Sunk in the Philippines 1943
SS 210 Grenadier Submarine     5/1/41 Bombed in the Indian Ocean and scuttled 1943
SS 205 Marlin Submarine     8/1/41 Scrapped 1946
SS 228 Drum Submarine     11/1/41 Struck 1968; memorial in Mobile AL
SS 229 Flying Fish Submarine     12/10/41 Scrapped 1959
SS 230 Finback Submarine     1/31/42 Scrapped 1959
SS 231 Haddock Submarine     3/14/42 Scrapped 1960
SS 232 Halibut Submarine     4/10/42 Scrapped 1947
SS 233 Herring Submarine     5/4/42 Sunk in the Kurile Islands 1944
SS 234 Kingfish Submarine     5/20/42 Scrapped 1960
SS 235 Shad Submarine     6/12/42 Scrapped 1960
SS 275 Runner Submarine     7/30/42 Sunk by mine in North Pacific 1943
SS 276 Sawfish Submarine     8/26/42 Scrapped 1960
SS 277 Scamp Submarine     9/18/42 Sunk by depth charge near Tokyo 1944
SS 278 Scorpion Submarine     10/1/42 Sunk by mine in the Yellow Sea 1944
SS 279 Snook Submarine     10/24/42 Sunk off Taiwan 1944
SS 280 Steelhead Submarine     12/7/42 Scrapped 1961
SS 285 Balao Submarine     2/4/43 Sunk as target 1963
SS 286 Billfish Submarine     4/20/43 Scrapped 1971
SS 287 Bowfin Submarine     5/1/43 Struck 1971; memorial at Pearl Harbor 1979
SS 288 Cabrilla Submarine     5/24/43 Struck 1968; memorial in Galveston TX
SS 289 Capelin Submarine     6/4/43 Sunk in the Celebes Sea 1943
SS 290 Cisco Submarine     5/10/43 Sunk by bombs and depth charges 1943
SS 291 Crevalle Submarine     6/24/43 Scrapped 1971
SS 308 Apogon Submarine     7/16/43 Sunk at Bikini 1946
SS 309 Aspro Submarine     7/31/43 Sunk as target 1962
SS 310 Batfish Submarine     8/21/43 Struck 1969, memorial in Muskogee OK 1972
SS 311 Archerfish Submarine     9/4/43 Sunk as target 1968
SS 312 Burrfish Submarine     9/14/43 To Canada as Grilse (SS 71) 1969, returned 1969
SS 381 Sand Lance Submarine     10/9/43 To Brazil as Rio Grande do Sul (S 11) 1972; scrapped 1981
SS 382 Picuda Submarine     10/16/43 To Spain as Narciso Monturiol (S 33) 1974, struck 1977
SS 383 Pampanito Submarine     11/6/43 Struck 1971, memorial in San Francisco CA 1975
SS 384 Parche Submarine     11/20/43 Scrapped 1970
SS 385 Bang Submarine     12/4/43 To Spain as Cosme Garcia (S 34) 1974, struck 1984
SS 386 Pilotfish Submarine     12/16/43 Sunk at Eniwetok 1948
SS 387 Pintado Submarine     1/1/44 Scrapped 1969
SS 388 Pipefish Submarine     1/22/44 Scrapped 1969
SS 389 Piranha Submarine     2/5/44 Scrapped 1970
SS 390 Plaice Submarine     2/12/44 To Brazil as Bahia (S 12) 1973, museum 1972
SS 391 Pomfret Submarine     2/19/44 To Turkey as Oruc Reis (S 337) 1973, struck 1987
SS 392 Sterlet Submarine     3/4/44 Sunk as target 1969
SS 393 Queenfish Submarine     3/11/44 Featured in movie "Operation Petticoat", sunk as target 1963
SS 394 Razorback Submarine     4/3/44 To Turkey as Murat Reis (S 336) 1970, to Little Rock AR 2004, to be a museum
SS 395 Redfish Submarine     4/12/44 Sunk as target 1969
SS 396 Ronquil Submarine     4/22/44 To Spain as Isaac Peral (S 32) 1971, struck 1982
SS 397 Scabbardfish Submarine     4/29/44 To Greece as Triaina (S 86) 1965, training ship 1982
SS 398 Segundo Submarine     5/9/44 Sunk as target 1970
SS 399 Sea Cat Submarine     5/16/44 Scrapped 1973
SS 400 Sea Devil Submarine     5/24/44 Sunk as target 1964
SS 401 Sea Dog Submarine     6/3/44 Scrapped 1973
SS 402 Sea Fox Submarine     6/13/44 To Turkey as Burak Reis (S 335) 1970, active
SS 403 Atule Submarine     6/21/44 To Peru as Pacocha (S 48) 1974, sunk 1988
SS 404 Spikefish Submarine     6/30/44 Sunk as target 1964
SS 405 Sea Owl Submarine     7/17/44 Scrapped 1971
SS 406 Sea Poacher Submarine     7/31/44 To Peru as La Pedrera (S 49) 1974, struck 1995
SS 407 Sea Robin Submarine     7/7/44 Scrapped 1971
SS 408 Sennet Submarine     8/22/44 Scrapped 1973
SS 409 Piper Submarine     8/23/44 Scrapped 1971
SS 410 Threadfin Submarine     8/30/44 To Turkey as Birinci Inonu (S 346) 1973, active
SS 417 Tench Submarine     10/6/44 To Peru for parts, 1976
SS 418 Thornback Submarine     10/13/44 To Turkey as Uluc Ali Reis (S 338) 1973, active
SS 419 Tigrone Submarine     10/25/44 Sunk as target 1976
SS 420 Tirante Submarine     11/6/44 Scrapped 1974
SS 421 Trutta Submarine     11/16/44 To Turkey as Cerbe (S 340) 1972, active
SS 422 Toro Submarine     12/8/44 Scrapped 1965
SS 423 Torsk Submarine     12/16/44 Struck 1971, memorial in Baltimore MD 1972
SS 424 Quillback Submarine     12/29/44 Scrapped 1974
SS 475 Argonaut Submarine     1/15/45 To Canada as Rainbow (SS 75) 1968, returned 1974
SS 476 Runner Submarine     2/6/45 Scrapped 1973
SS 477 Conger Submarine     2/14/45 Scrapped 1964
SS 478 Cutlass Submarine     3/17/45 To Taiwan as Hai Shih (S 736) 1973, active
SS 479 Diablo Submarine     3/31/45 To Pakistan as Ghazi (S 130) 1971, lost 1971
SS 480 Medregal Submarine     4/14/45 Scrapped 1972
SS 481 Requin Submarine     4/28/45 Struck 1971, memorial in Tampa FL 1972
SS 482 Irex Submarine     5/14/45 Scrapped 1971
SS 483 Sea Leopard Submarine     6/11/45 To Brazil as Bahia (S 12) 1973, struck 1993
SS 484 Odax Submarine     7/11/45 To Brazil as Rio de Janeiro (S 13) 1972, scrapped 1981
SS 485 Sirago Submarine     8/13/45 Scrapped 1973
SS 486 Pomodon Submarine     9/11/45 Scrapped 1971
SS 487 Remora Submarine     1/3/46 To Greece as Katsonis (S 115) 1973, struck 1993
SS 488 Sarda Submarine     4/19/46 Scrapped 1965
SS 489 Spinax Submarine     9/20/46 Scrapped 1972
SS 490 Volador Submarine     10/1/48 To Italy as Priaroggia (S 502) 1977, struck 1981
SS 491 Pompano Submarine       Cancelled 1945
SS 492 Grayling Submarine       Cancelled 1945
SS 493 Needlefish Submarine       Cancelled 1945
SS 494 Sculpin Submarine       Cancelled 1945
YC 1152   Open Lighter 110 170 1945 Cancelled
YC 1153   Open Lighter 110 170 1945 Cancelled
YC 1154   Open Lighter 110 170 1945 Cancelled
YC 1155   Open Lighter 110 170 1945 Cancelled
SS 563 Tang Submarine 2,260 25-Oct-52 To Turkey 1980 as Piri Reis (S343): active
SS 565 Wahoo Submarine 2,260 30-May-52 Scrapped 1984
SS 567 Gudgeon Submarine 2,260 21-Nov-52 To Turkey 1983 as Hizir Reis (S 342): active
SST 2 Marlin Submarine 347 20-Nov-53 Struck 1973
SS 569 Albacore Submarine 1,850 5-Dec-53 Struck 1980: in reserve
SS 572 Sailfish Submarine 3,180 14-Apr-56 Struck 1978: NISMF Bremerton
SS 573 Salmon Submarine 3,180 25-Aug-56 Sunk 1993 for experimental purposes
SSG 574 Grayback Submarine 3,638 7-Mar-58 SS 574: struck 1984: to be disposed of
SSG 577 Growler Submarine 3,387 15-Dec-58 To New York City 1990 as museum
SS 579 Swordfish Submarine 2,848 15-Sep-58 Scrapped 1995
SS 580 Barbel Submarine 2,639 17-Jan-59 Sunk as target 2001
SS 584 Seadragon Submarine 2,848 5-Dec-59 Scrapped 1995
SSBN 602 Abraham Lincoln Strategic Sub 6,709 11-Mar-61 Scrapped 1994
SSN 593 Thresher Attack Sub 4,311 3-Aug-61 Lost 1963
SSN 605 Jack Attack Sub 4,311 31-Mar-64 Scrapped 1992
SSN 606 Tinosa Attack Sub 4,311 17-Oct-64 Scrapped 1992
SSBN 620 John Adams Strategic Sub 8,251 12-May-64 Scrapped 1996
SSBN 636 Nathanael Greene Strategic Sub 8,251 19-Dec-64 Scrapped 2000
AGSS 555 Dolphin Attack Sub 950 17-Aug-68 Struck 2007, museum in San Diego
SSN 646 Grayling Attack Sub 4,777 11-Oct-69 Scrapped 1998
SSN 660 Sandlance Attack Sub 4,777 25-Sep-71 Struck 1998: to be scrapped
YFN 1225   Covered Lighter 126 679 1973 Later YFNX 26, scrapped 1997
YFN 1238   Covered Lighter 110 144 1973 Later YFNX 44, sold 2000