Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Somerset MA

Most recent update: July 23, 2018.


Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding was established in 1955 as a builder of tugs and fishing vessels but has now become one of the industry's leaders in the construction of fast ferries and pilot boats.  Visit the company at www.gladding-hearn.com.  The shipyard is at the southwest end of Riverside Avenue, across from Fall River's Bicentennial Park: 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

Original Owner

Ship Type

GT

Ft.

Delivery

Disposition

1

270699

North Star

John C. Sisson

Fishing

23

42

1955

Active

2

270957

Paam

Saunders Oil Co.

Tanker

44

56

1955

Later Co-Op No. 2, NLD

3

 

 

 

Seiner

 

 

1955

 

4

271784

Dave White

Perini Corporation

Tug

21

41

1956

Later Eastern Point II, now Brian

5

272157

Mike

Spangle Sand & Gravel

Dredge

55

60

1956

NLD

6

 

Onoribo

 

Tug

 

 

1956

To Surinam

7

272597

Noelle

Gahagan Dredging 

Tug

22

46

1956

NLD

8

 

 

Gahagan Dredging

Punts

 

 

1956

 

9

 

Mikes Helper

 

Tug

 

 

1956

 

10

 

 

Caltex

Lighters

 

 

1956

 

11

274231

Dick Perini

Perini Corporation

Tug

21

40

1957

Now Heidi

12

274230

Chas. E. Tirrell

Perini Corporation

Tug

21

40

1957

NLD

13

273997

Ike

Colonial Sand & Stone

Tug

15

33

1957

NLD

14

274379

Karen L.

Periale Corp.

Tug

21

41

1957

NLD

15

274760

Captain Leffie

Periale Corp.

Tug

21

41

1957

NLD

16

 

 

Essex

Scow

 

 

1957

 

17

 

 

Spangle

Work Skiff

 

 

1957

 

18

274964

Hawk

Edward M. Conlon

Passenger

13

35

1957

Active

19

275192

Morania No. 4

Morania Oil

Tug

28

48

1957

Later Capt. Lewis, Kaye C. Green, NLD

20

 

 

Perkins

Float

 

 

1957

 

21

274921

W-5

Perini Corporation 

Water Barge

31

36

1957

NLD

22

 

 

Perini Corporation

Rowboats

 

 

1957

 

23

 

 

Spangle

Pontoons

 

 

1957

 

24

583414

Brandywine

Delaware Bay Pilots

Pilot Boat

14

45

1957

Registered as Brandywine in 1977, later Interport II, now Miss Samantha: previous name/owner?

25

 

 

Caltex

Lighters

 

 

1958

 

26

 

 

Perini Corporation

Rowboats

 

 

1958

 

27

275905

Floyd Reid

N. Atlantic Dredging

Tug

23

43

1958

NLD

28

 

Mary W.

 

Tug

 

 

1958

 

29

276205

Duchess

Rabbit Run Towing

Tug

23

41

1958

Active

30

 

 

N. Atlantic Dredging

Sounding Boat

 

 

1958

 

31

276367

Helen II

Montauk Pilots

Pilot Boat

30

45

1959

Later City of Douglas

32

 

Joe M

New England Dredge

Dredge Tender

 

 

1958

 

33

583379

Cape Henlopen

Delaware Bay Pilots

Pilot Boat

36

44

1958

Registered as Cape Henlopen in 1977, active: previous name/owner?

34

277540

Pilgrim

John Austin

Yacht

22

39

1958

Now Redoubt

35

278567

City of Portland

City of Portland ME

Fire Boat

87

63

1959

Sold 2010 as Alice Jane, active

36

 

Chester K.

New England Dredge

Dredge Tender

 

 

1958

 

37

 

Capt. Dick

Ercon Construction

Dredge Tender

 

 

1959

 

38

 

Poochie

 

Tug

 

 

1959

 

39

 

Susan E

New England Dredge

Dredge Tender

 

 

1958

 

40

 

Hammonton

 

Barge

 

 

1959

Conversion

41

279313

Jebco No. 3

J. E. Brenneman Co.

Passenger

17

37

1959

Now Colleen

42

 

Tide

 

Tug

 

 

1959

 

43

279825

Duke

Rabbit Run Towing

Tug

21

42

1959

Active

44

279380

Narrows

Sandy Hook Pilots

Pilot Boat

28

46

1959

Now Sea Bear

45

285638

Lynn

J. Russell Spangle

Dredge Tender

108

70

1959

NLD

46

285632

Edwin R. Akers

Frederick Snare Corp.

Tug

19

42

1961

 

47

280366

Amboy

Amboy Boat Co.

Passenger

20

36

1960

Later Jerry C, Brian C, now C Fox

48

 

 

National Bulk

Crew Boat

 

 

1960

 

49

281193

G. W. Ward

N. Atlantic Dredging

Tug

17

40

1960

Later Theodore, NLD

50

282904

Charleston Pilot II

Charleston Pilots

Pilot Boat

51

56

1959

Later Grays Harbor, Kolea

51

963281

Hilton

John C Palfrey

Yacht

33

45

1960

Now Meander

52

 

Tucu Tucu

 

Tug

 

 

1960

 

53

282517

Packer Fuel

Packer Marine

Tank Barge

15

36

1960

Later Regal, now Regal 100

54

 

Globe II

 

Barge

 

 

1960

House only

55

283659

El-Jean

Troy Town Dock

Tug

27

47

1960

Now Benjamin Elliot

56

 

 

Beebe

Quahog Skiff

 

 

1960

 

57

 

 

Malloy

Dredge

 

 

1960

Rebuild

58

284894

Shelter Island

Shelter Island Ferry Co

Ferry

90

81

1960

NLD

59

 

Carolyn

Marinucci Bros.

Dredge Tender

 

 

1961

 

60

285796

No. 153

Frederick Snare Co.

Dredge Tender

27

47

1961

Later Bridgebuilder XVI, Capt. Lawrence, now Admiral Tommy

61

285633

No. 154

Frederick Snare Co.

Dredge Tender

27

47

1961

Later Bridgebuilder XV

62

289150

Starr

Packer Marine

Tug

5

24

1961

Later Marj's Barge

63

286799

Mattituck

New York State

Tug

17

38

1961

 

64

 

 

Thomas Dredging

Dredge

 

 

1962

 

65

286796

Amelia

Charles Perkins

Yacht

33

46

1962

NLD

66

296470

MLBC No. 1

M.L.B.C.

Tug

25

48

26-Aug-64

NLD

67

 

Cimare II

 

Tug

 

 

1961

 

68

288251

Lark

Gerald McCarthy

Fishing Vessel

31

46

1962

NLD

69

288368

Reggie B

Rabbit Run Towing

Tug

26

47

1962

Now Baron

70

289013

Annapolis Pilot

Maryland Pilots

Pilot Boat

35

44

1962

Later Jaxpilot, NLD

71

289622

Maria Amelia

Tellman & Mack

Fishing Vessel

37

57

1962

NLD

72

 

 

Leone

Work Boat

 

 

1962

 

73

583377

Cape May

Delaware Bay Pilots

Pilot Boat

36

44

1963

Registered as Cape May in 1977, active: previous name/owner?

74

291064

Eagle

T. & E. Conlon

Fishing Vessel

27

45

15-Apr-63

Active

75

289974

Thomas J. Brown

T. J. Brown Towing

Tug

61

60

11-Dec-62

Active

76

 

SK-1

 

Rescue Boat

 

 

1963

 

77

 

 

Perini Corporation

Rowboats

 

 

1963

 

78

291926

Ursa

Packer Marine

Tug

7

28

17-Jun-63

Later Big Whizzer

79

 

 

Cape Cod Canal

Floats

 

 

17-Jun-63

 

80

292746

West Bank

Sandy Hook Pilots

Pilot Boat

29

45

1963

NLD

81

 

 

 

Tender

 

 

28-Jun-63

for Atlantis II

82

 

Chesapeake

 

Research Vsl

 

 

21-Nov-63

 

83

294247

Nancy & Gary

Peter E. Sprague

Fishing Vessel

30

48

1964

NLD

84

 

 

Dravo

Punts

 

 

3-Mar-65

 

85

 

 

 

Seine Boat

 

 

1964

 

86

 

John F. Kennedy

Newark F.D.

Fire Boat

 

 46

2-Jun-64

NLD 

87

297224

Joseph & Lucia II

Gallant Fisheries Inc.

Fishing Vessel

179

88

21-Nov-64

Now Christine & Julie

88

298302

Charleston Pilot

Charleston Pilots

Pilot Boat

69

60

1-May-65

 

89

298298

H. N. Wilcox

H. N. Wilcox Fishing

Fishing Vessel

19

43

22-Mar-65

Active

90

 

 

 

Seine Boat

 

 

1-Apr-65

 

91

500321

Hall Brothers

Hall Bros. Marine

Tug

 19

 38

12-Aug-65

Later Wrestler II

92

299540

Griswold Queen

Milton O. Slossberg

Tour Boat

7

28

16-Jun-65

Now Mystic Belle

93

 

 

Ellicott Machine

Dredge Tender

 

 

28-Jun-65

 

94

 

 

Ellicott Machine

Dredge Tender

 

 

14-Jul-65

 

95

 

ND-5

 

Dredge Tender

 

 

1966

 

96

 

 

Dravo

Punts

 

 

1965

 

97

 

 

Perini Corporation

Rowboats

 

 

16-Aug-65

 

98

 

 

Ellicott Machine

Dredge Tender

 

 

7-Oct-65

 

99

501782

Chris

Wilmington Tug

Tug

11

33

22-Nov-65

Active

100

502054

Amelia Bucolo

Black Point Fish Trap Co

Fishing Vessel

45

67

10-Feb-66

Active

101

 

Ellicott 30

Ellicott Machine

Tug

 

 

22-Nov-65

 

102

 

Mt. Sunapee II

Mt. Sunapee Cruises

Ferry

 

 

20-Apr-66

Active

103

503188

Ichabod

Mulholland Const.

Barge

135

80

5-Apr-66

NLD

104

506876

Capt. Scotty

Babylon Open Boats

Charter Boat

46

51

9-Sep-66

Later Sinbad

105

 

Prospect

 

Fishing Vessel

 

 

18-Nov-66

Conversion

106

504035

Co-Op No. 3

New Bedford Seafood

Tank Barge

36

45

6-Jun-66

NLD

107

504354

City of Fall River

Fall River Line

Ferry

14

36

30-Jun-66

Later Steamboat Willy, now Viking Princess

108

509169

Caroline

Peter Black

Yacht

41

53

29-Dec-66

 

109

508709

Gloucester Police

City of Gloucester

Police Boat

14

36

17-Apr-67

 

110

512521

P-1

American Dredge

Dredge Tender

8

28

15-Feb-67

 NLD

110

512522

P-2

American Dredge

Dredge Tender

8

28

15-Feb-67

 NLD

110

512248

P-3

American Dredge

Dredge Tender

8

28

15-Feb-67

 NLD

111

512455

Sailor

T. & E. Conlon

Fishing Vessel

47

57

18-Sep-67

Later Karen Louise, Cassiar

112

509155

Pete

Atlantic Gulf & Pacific

Ferry

35

47

31-May-67

 

113

511573

Miss Ginny

Peter Sprague

Fishing Vessel

44

57

21-Nov-67

Later Susan & Lori, Patricia Lee, now Kelsi & Morgan

114

512460

Vigilant

City of Boston

Police Boat

16

34

26-Oct-67

Now Cove Island

115

512727

Newark Bay

Sandy Hook Pilots

Pilot Boat

30

44

6-Feb-68

NLD 

116

 

 

Ellicott Machine

Punts

 

 

1968

 

117

517964

Islander

North Ferry Co.

Ferry

90

81

11-Jan-69

Active

118

513167

Sherry Dale

Alexander Smith

Fishing Vessel

16

40

22-Mar-68

 

119

 

Egmont

Tampa Bay Pilots

Pilot Boat

38

53

7-Oct-68

NLD

120

515587

Potpourri II

Charles Sneling 

Yacht

17

42

22-Jul-68

Later Traveler

121

 

CW 11

 

Tug

 

 

24-Feb-69

 

122

520701

Portland Pilot

Portland Pilots

Pilot Boat

71

60

19-Jun-69

Active

123

535795

Pinki Aurora

John B. May

Yacht

20

48

23-Sep-71

Later Tusitala

124

526833

Vega

Packer Marine

Tug

16

34

9-Sep-69

Later Guido, Jaclyn, now Wrestler

125

 

Renier

Cape Cod Canal

Patrol Boat

 

 

10-Nov-69

 

126

666444

Resolute

Hodges and Hodges

Tour Boat

7

30

25-Sep-69

Active

127

 

Jeannie

 

Barge

 

 

25-Nov-69

 

128

517409

Tampa

Tampa Bay Pilots

Pilot Boat

38

53

18-Feb-70

NLD

129

 

 

 

Seine Boat

 

 

26-Feb-70

 

130

527020

Susan Y

Lobsters Inc.

Fishing Vessel

47

55

6-Jun-70

Later North Riding

131

 

Davisville

 

Tug

 

 

27-May-70

 

132

528564

Jellice Swan

Virgin Islands P.A.

Pilot Boat

26

43

6-Jul-70

NLD

133

528459

Success II

Concavage Marine

Tug

17

34

1-Sep-70

Active

134

531198

John E. Flynn

Hudson River Pilots

Pilot Boat

21

38

13-Feb-71

Active

135

530091

Boston Pilot

Boston Pilots

Pilot Boat

91

66

14-Dec-70

Active

136

 

 

 

Dredge Tender

 

30

11-Aug-70

 

137

 

 

 

Dredge Tender

 

30

14-Sep-70

 

138

 

Dravo

 

Ferry

 

 

30-Sep-70

 

139

583378

Overfalls

Delaware Bay Pilots

Pilot Boat

33

49

8-Mar-71

Registered as Overfalls in 1977, active: previous name/owner?

140

 

 

Corps of Engineers

Barges

 

 

1-Apr-71

 

141

 

 

Barngate

Dredge Tender

 

 

20-Apr-71

 

142

 

Harvaes Y.C.

 

Barge

 

 

15-Jul-71

 

143

535802

Marinus T. Slager

Marine Leasing

Fishing Vessel

51

51

21-Jul-71

NLD

144

 

 

 

Dredge Tender

 

 

20-Mar-72

For stock

145

546928

Hero

Bradford Marine

Tug

9

29

28-Sep-71

NLD

146

536092

Carey

Wilmington Tug Inc

Ferry

29

44

11-Aug-71

Active

147

536808

Director

Portland Pilots

Pilot Boat

31

46

6-Jan-72

Active

148

539196

Chabro

Chabro Inc.

Fishing Vessel

26

52

22-Apr-72

NLD

149

544425

Wal-Rus

Associated Dock Builders

Freight Barge

38

56

29-Mar-72

Active

150

543004

Thomas Knox

Boston Pilots

Pilot Boat

41

50

27-Sep-72

Now Ranger

151

551571

Bosun

Edward M. Carson

Yacht

 7

29

27-Sep-72

Later Lady Jane, Manny M, Caroline Nadia

152

540981

Jennie & Jackie

Lob Sorb Inc.

Fishing Vessel

27

52

10-Nov-72

NLD

153

 

Debris Collector

 

Tug

 

 

7-Dec-72

 

154

 

National Lead

 

Tug

 

 

6-Nov-72

 

 

 

 

Perini Corporation

Work Skiffs

 

 

Oct-72

 

155

 

Protector

 

Police Boat

 

 

1-Mar-73

 

156

 

J. A. Laporte 

 

Tug

 

 

7-Mar-73

 

157

546663

Fair Wind

Fair Wind Inc.

Fishing Vessel

27

52

7-Apr-73

NLD

158

548127

Kristin & Michael

Great Ledge Fisheries

Fishing Vessel

60

59

19-May-73

Active

159

553383

Dragon

Melrose Marine Service

Tug

23

42

9-Oct-73

Active

160

550308

Pilot No. 2

Canaveral Pilots

Pilot Boat

16

35

26-Jun-73

NLD

161

 

 

 

Dredge Tender

9

30

31-Aug-73

Now Maggie

162

 

Tysor

Corps of Engineers

Tug

 

34

24-Sep-73

Active

163

553660

Cape Fear Pilot III

Cape Fear Pilots

Pilot Boat

34

48

2-Jan-74

Later Ann Rose, NLD

164

556198

Taurus

Tisbury Towing

Tug

26

43

17-Feb-74

Now Kodi

165

579283

Bobcat

Mitchell Towing

Tug

8

24

30-Nov-76

Later Peterson Fuel, Easy, now Uncle Ben

166

 

Orca

 

Ferry

 

 

4-Apr-74

 

167

 

Sunapee Belle

 

Ferry

 

 

2-May-74

 

168

561092

Greenport

North Ferry Co.

Ferry

95

84

16-Oct-74

Active

169

 

 

New England Power

Tug

 

 

1974

 

170

559884

Sherry Ann Dale

Alexander Smith

Fishing Vessel

29

52

5-Sep-74

Sank 1987

171

 

Pasascondola

 

Work Boat

 

 

1974

 

172

 

 

 

Seine Boat

 

 

1974

 

173

 

Dorado

 

Pilot Boat

 

 

13-Jan-75

 

174

 

 

Corps of Engineers

Barges

 

 

25-Mar-75

 

175

567315

Northeast Pilot

Providence Pilots

Pilot Boat

19

35

29-Jul-75

Later Frogman Divers

176

 

Seacom 1, 2 & 3

 

Barges

 

 

 

 

177

 

Butler

Corps of Engineers

Tug

 

 

27-Apr-76

Active

178

 

 

Dixie Dredge

Dredge Tender

 

 

26-Apr-76

 

179

576243

Ted W. Jones

Ashland Oil

Tug

11

32

1976

Active

180

580169

Tina

Wilmington Tug

Tug

109

65

24-Feb-77

Active

181

 

 

Ellicott Machine

Dredge Tender

 

 

1976

 

182

 

 

Ellicott Machine

Dredge Tender

 

 

1976

 

183

 

 

Ellicott Machine

Dredge Tender

 

 

1976

 

184