Harry G. Marr, Damariscotta ME

(formerly the Jonah P. Morse Shipyard)

Most recent update: July 25, 2017.


Jonah P. Morse started this shipyard in 1919 and tuned it over to Harry G. Marr in 1939.   The yard was in the downtown district, where the municipal parking lot is today.  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
Built by Jonah P. Morse
  224803 Charles M. Fauci Peter Marino Trawler 34 58 1925  
  225070 Roma Charles Graffeo   37 59 1925  
    Sunbeam II Maine Sea Coast Mission Mission Ship     1926  
  225476 Helen M Helen M Co. Trawler 75 81 1926  
  225494 Elinor and Jean Otis L. Thomson Trawler 36 62 1926  
  226697 Grayling M. L. Gray Fishing Vessel 21 50 1927  
  226911 Francis J. Manta Joseph A. Manta Fishing Vessel 46 71 1927  
  227040 Antonina Benny Randazza Trawler 45 67 1927  
  227685 Olive M. Williams Gustaf Gustafsson Freighter 50 70 1928  
  228262 Antonio Liborio Curcuru Trawler 54 77 1929  
  228280 Emma Marie Emma Marie Co. Fishing Vessel 43 67 1929  
    Columbo   Fishing Vessel 88 65 1929 To USN 1942 as YP 432, returned to owner 1944
  230056 Mary and Julia Mary and Julia Co. Trawler 98 88 1930  
  230307 Venture II Venture II Inc. Fishing Vessel 118 100 1930 To USN 1942 as YP 447, returned to owner 1944
  230358 Salvatore Salvatore Curcuru Trawler 70 82 1930  
  230617 Ivanhoe   Fishing Vessel 52 72 1931  
Built by Harry G. Marr
  231116 Dart   Fishing Vessel 44 19 1939  
  239193 Sunbeam III Maine Sea Coast Mission Mission Ship 72 66 1939 Active
  254613 Security (AMc 103) US Navy Minesweeper 205d 97 11-Mar-42 Sold 1946 as Security, Evelyn M. Holmes 1966, abandoned 1974
    Skipper (AMc 104) US Navy Minesweeper 205d 97 29-May-42 Sold 1946
    AMc 174/APc 13 US Navy Coastal Transport 147d 103 9-Dec-42 Sold 1947
  252987 AMc 175/APc 14 US Navy Coastal Transport 147d 103 28-Jan-43 Sold 1947 as Northland
  253100 APc 55 US Navy Coastal Transport 147d 103 20-May-43 To Britain as Tenderfoot (FT-6), returned, sold 1947 as Eagle
  na APc 56 US Navy Coastal Transport 147d 103 1943 To Britain, not returned
  na APc 57 US Navy Coastal Transport 147d 103 1943 To Britain, not returned
  513459 Star of the Sea   Fishing Vessel 8 31 1946 Active