Kane Boiler Works, Galveston TX

Kane Shipbuilding, Galveston TX

Most recent update: August 7, 2014.


Kane Boiler Works was established by Joseph J. Kane in 1892 at 27th and Mechanic Street.  For WWII, they added a yard for new construction, called Kane Shipbuilding, at the foot of 37th Street.  It closed in the 1970s.  If anyone can add to the table below, please e-mail timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Name Owner Vessel Type Tons Built Disposition
Built by Kane Boiler Works
    DPC 494 US Army Tank Barge   1944  
    DPC 495 US Army Tank Barge   1944  
    DPC 496 US Army Tank Barge   1944  
    DPC 497 US Army Tank Barge   1944  
    DPC 498 US Army Tank Barge   1944  
    DPC 499 US Army Tank Barge   1944  
    DPC 500 US Army Tank Barge   1944  
    DPC 501 US Army Tank Barge   1944  
    DPC 502 US Army Tank Barge   1944  
    DPC 503 US Army Deck Barge   1944  
    DPC 504 US Army Deck Barge   1944  
    DPC 505 US Army Deck Barge   1944  
    DPC 506 US Army Deck Barge   1944  
    DPC 507 US Army Deck Barge   1944  
    DPC 508 US Army Deck Barge   1944  
    DPC 509 US Army Deck Barge   1944  
Built by Kane Shipbuilding
1   Y 104 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 1944 To Uruguay 1946 as Ancap Quinto, training ship 1982
2   Y 105 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 1944 To Brazil 1946 as Maria Luiza
3   Y 106 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 1944 To Brazil 1946 as Maria Celeste
4   Y 107 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 1944 Later LT Paul Marck, to Italy 1946 as Ortigia, scrapped 1985
5   Y 108 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 1944 To Panama 1946 as Seatown, scrapped 1979
6   Y 109 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 1944 Retired in the 1960s
7   Y 110 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 1944 To Argentina 1946 as Don Pablo, later 0384-B, Adelina 1978, active
8   Y 111 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 1944 To the USSR 1946
9   Y 112 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 1944 To the USSR 1946
10   Y 113 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 1944 To the USSR 1946
11   Y 114 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 1944 To the USSR 1946
12   Y 115 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 1944 To Paraguay 1946 as Lago Ypacarai, containership 1992, active