Marine Builders, Mobile AL

Most recent update: August 8, 2014.


Marine Builders, Inc., was started by Norman Horton, whose brother Elmo was involved in both Master Marine and Horton Boats.  It was later owned and managed by Norman's sons, Edward, Ray and Carlton Horton  The yard was on Hall Mills Creek, near Cypress Shores, but the exact location is not clear.  If anyone can add to the table below, please e-mail timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Built Disposition
3 507474 Sister Francis   Fishing Vessel 124 1967 Now Juan Marcos
4 510246 Dengay Old Seaman Fishing Vessel 129 1967 Active (Mexico)
  511303 Bay King   Fishing Vessel 130 1967 Now Praia da Torreira
  512640 Great Pretender Elwin/Phillips Fishing Vessel 130 1968 NLD
  513232 Marie D Gulf Clipper Fishing Vessel 130 1968 Lost
  514627 Brothers in Law   Fishing Vessel 135 1968 Later Ms. Ridgely, Bay Star VII, now Ocean Cat
  515110 Ciapesc I Brasea Fishing Vessel 131 1968 NLD
  515153 Jean B Dauphin I Fishing Vessel 110 1968 Now Rosana II (Honduras)
  515719 Big Valley Ray Horton Fishing Vessel 169 1968 Lost 2002
12 516059 Wahnella Ann   Fishing Vessel 130 1968 Now Lucky Angel
  516505 Iron Horse   Fishing Vessel 131 1968 Now Sea Huntress
  517487 Debbie D   Fishing Vessel 131 1969 Now Ken & Al
  517957 Gulf Gypsy   Fishing Vessel 132 1968 Now Western Pacific
  518317 Fugitive Dudley P Fishing Vessel 132 1969 Scrapped
19 518864 Lady Ingeborg   Fishing Vessel 131 1969 Later Gulf Challenger, now Captain Richie Rich
  520470 Bold Venture Vandecoevering DL Fishing Vessel 135 1969 Active
  521305 Green Acres Patterson Jrs Fishing Vessel 135 1969 Active
  522643 Miss Leona Miss Leona Fishing Vessel 129 1969 Active
  Master Norwood   Fishing Vessel 155 1969 Now Cristina II
  Lady Grace   Fishing Vessel 135 1969 Now Shantelle & Nancy
  524293 High Chaparral High Chaparral Fishing Vessel 134 1970 Active
30 525814 John Edward Pham BV Fishing Vessel 134 1970 Now St. Anthony
  526278 Mr. Bud Sparhawk Fishing Vessel 130 1968 Active
  527109 Master Tom   Fishing Vessel 134 1970 Now Ms. Cecile
35 528844 Mr. Wayne   Fishing Vessel 139 1970 Now Queen Anitra
  529277 Foz do Mondago   Fishing Vessel 135 1970 Later Deepa, now Terminator 1
  Leo Seal DFD Fishing Vessel 126 1970 Active (Panama)
  530641 Douglas J   Fishing Vessel 134 1971 Now Lucky Prince (Honduras)
40 532144 Lady Michelle C & E Trawlers Fishing Vessel 136 1971 Active
  533063 S Sue   Fishing Vessel 135 1971 Now Two Sons
  534917 Chuck Lloyd   Fishing Vessel 120 1971 Now Larisa
  535793 St. Elmo   Fishing Vessel 67 1971 Now Janaya & Joseph
47 536238 Lady Sybil   Fishing Vessel 135 1971 Now Lady Cynthia (Honduras)
  544623 Super Horse   Fishing Vessel 136 1972 Now Anne Rowe
  541413 Midnight Lady   Fishing Vessel 134 1972  
55 542120 Iron Maiden Guidry J Fishing Vessel 134 1972  
  Iron Lady   Fishing Vessel 134 1972 Now Lucky Lady
  Lady Dorothy   Fishing Vessel 135 1972 Now Britta I
  Mr. Champ Big Star Seafood Fishing Vessel 135 1972 Active
  Lady Celia   Fishing Vessel 135 1972 Now Viet Duc XI
61 545581 Ella Lee   Fishing Vessel 134 1973 Later King Diamond III, now Lady Pauline
63 546777 Lisa Lee   Fishing Vessel 135 1973 Now Capt. A. T.
64 547729 White Dove   Fishing Vessel 85 1973 NLD
  550325 Brothers Pride   Fishing Vessel 136 1973 Now Leona Faith
  550917 Rita Faye   Fishing Vessel 94 1973 Now Capt. Pepes
  Gay Marie Afro Arabe Fishing Vessel 135 1973 Now Gunnar
  552076 Iron Man   Fishing Vessel 135 1973 NLD
70 552647 Iron Cloud Iron Cloud Fishing Vessel 135 1973 NLD
71 553143 Cathy Ree Lee E Fishing Vessel 135 1973 Active
72 553582 Helen E Helen E Fishing Vessel 135 1973 Active
  554530 Champ Yeoman SL Fishing Vessel 137 1974 Active
74 555127 Miss Lois Miss Lois Fishing Vessel 135 1974 Active
  555787 Miss Margaret   Fishing Vessel 136 1974 Now Almahrosa
  556423 Crazy Horse Jackson LA Fishing Vessel 135 1974 Active
77 557420 Lady Luck   Fishing Vessel 136 1974 Now Lady Trini
78 558594 Stephanie Kim John Zar, Jr. Fishing Vessel 141 1974 Now Miss Lana
  557950 Seesaw Ty Sackshewsky Fishing Vessel 27 1974 Active
  560434 Mi Boss Lady Pham PLV Fishing Vessel 136 1974 Now Peter John
  561112 Champ II   Fishing Vessel 141 1974 Now God's Mercy
  561989 Starbrite Sedroc Fishing Vessel 134 1974 Active
84 562545 Golden Nuggett Golden Nuggett Fishing Vessel 134 1975 Active
85 563878 Tina   Fishing Vessel 135 1975 Active
87 566230 Jody Marie John Zar, Sr. Fishing Vessel 142 1975 Now Amvina II
89 569680 Terry B Superior Marine Fishing Vessel 97 1975 Now Gulf Diver II
90 572230 Christopher Snow II Borden Fishing Vessel 152 1976 Now Mary Vee
91 573728 Arline Smith II   Fishing Vessel 151 1976 Later Stacy Lee, Beth and Lisa, Bulldog, now Lori Ann
92 574045 Jo Bar   Fishing Vessel 143 1976 Now Capt. Garland
93 574820 Lady Carolyn Dale Belsome Fishing Vessel 142 1976 Now Lady Lillian
94 576037 Lucky VII Price D Fishing Vessel 171 1976 Active
  577836 Elise G. Lund/Halbruner Fishing Vessel 170 1976 Active
  578678 B. J. Thomas Whaley L Fishing Vessel 143 1976 Now B. J. Thomas
  Island Trader   Landing Craft 143 1976 Active
97 579221 Misty Blue   Fishing Vessel 143 1977 Now Becky L. Smith
99 581176 Lady Rosemary Daniels PA Fishing Vessel 142 1977 Active
101 583780 Midnight Rider Pham TD Fishing Vessel 142 1977 Active
103 586446 Jo Lynn Cao CV Fishing Vessel 141 1977 Later Ocean Dream, now Capt. Andre
104 587462 Forty Love   Fishing Vessel 142 1977 Now Capt Seth
105 588304 Little Brothers Trawler Little Brothers Fishing Vessel 142 1977 Now Little Brothers
  588768 Tiffany H   Fishing Vessel 142 1977 Now The Seeker II
  Lady Champ Hyde Rivera H J Fishing Vessel 142 1977 Active
  Super Star Pacific Emerald Seafoods Fishing Vessel 142 1977 Active
107 590367 Captain Pete   Fishing Vessel 142 1978 Later Miss Naomi, now Nanami
108 591833 Stacey Ray John Zar, Sr. Fishing Vessel 142 1978 Active
109 593930 Capt. Peter Blount MC Fishing Vessel 142 1978 Now Lady Diane
110 596520 Capt. Cool Power   Fishing Vessel 177 1978 Now Christy Tran
111 598156 Master Aaron   Fishing Vessel 143 1978 Now Golden Eagle
112 599072 Little Ronald John Zar and Ronald Rojas Fishing Vessel 142 1978 Now Katherine
113 600117 Ragin Cajun Robert Boudreaux Fishing Vessel 142 1978 Later Karli Ann, total loss
114 601446 Lil Thomas Thomas Matherne Fishing Vessel 142 1978 Now Terry Lynn
115 603297 Jessie Lynn   Fishing Vessel 143 1979 Later Walter James, now Morning Star
116 604553 Santrina Miss Santrina Fishing Vessel 143 1979 Active
117 606428 Lady Catherine Trawler Lady Catherine Fishing Vessel 142 1979 Active
118 609951 Golden Fleece Simonson Enterprises Fishing Vessel 301 1979 Active
119 612075 Carrie Lynn   Fishing Vessel 142 1979 Now Master Chase
120 612602 Lady Faye Pham ASH Fishing Vessel 178 1979 Active
121 615618 Dr. Philip   Fishing Vessel 141 1979 Now Mantoudi
122 618384 Cajun Love Super Horse Fishing Vessel 196 1980 Later Sandra Lee, now Vila Nova do Corvo II
124 622833 Mean Machine Robert Boudreaux Fishing Vessel 142 1980 Now Huy Hoang
125 624904 Rodney and Candy Zar AO Fishing Vessel 142 1980 Active
136 649566 Kay Minor   F. & F. Towing Towboat 

83

1982 Active
  669492 Flicka H. & L. Axelsson Fishing Vessel

190

1984 Active
139 670877 Seatractor   Kenneth M. Rose Fishing Vessel

30

1984 Active