Reid & Son, Winthrop MA

Most recent update: May 29, 2014.


It is clear that Willis J. Reid was a well known boatbuilder and repairer in Winthrop MA from 1905 through 1947.  The yard was on Pleasant Street, at the foot of Tilestone Road, where the Atlantis Marina is now: 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 Feet Delivery Disposition
  237115 Graffeo Graffeo Oil Tanker 10 34 1915  
  217361 Automatic Paul R. Sturgeon Fishing 29 52 1918  
  231774 By-Cracky James Cavanaugh Fishing 17 52 1921  
  223691 Telemar Eugene R. Farny Yacht 22 48 1924  
  224182 Bessie George A. Colby Fishing 19 46 1924  
  224324 Mary & Jennie Anna Maniscalco Fishing 26 52 1924  
  224450 Charles M. Fauci II Clifton L. DeGrasse Fishing 23 50 1925  
  225102 Josie II Mike Orlando Fishing 22 50 1925  
  225134 San Jose Antonio Lacava Freighter 13 38 1925  
  226388 Eddie and Lulu M Carlo Marino Fishing 22 51 1927  
  226926 Miss Winthrop George W. Stafford Passenger 10 43 1927  
  228043 Maria del Soccorsa Arguzio Scafarno Fishing 31 52 1928  
  228139 Providenza Evelyn J. Skeen Fishing 19 42 1928  
    Joloma II Alfred Olds Yacht 11 46 1928 Later Stout Fella, Billy Boy, Anna, Melody II, Golden Vanitee, now Chautauqua
  229167 Mariana Leonard Iredale Fishing 14 37 1929  
  230981 Jacinta Albert H. Veeder Yacht 47 67 1931  
    Two Brothers Stephen Wheatland Yacht   32 1931 Later Pursuit
    Alouette J William Duggan Yacht   38 1931 Later Mandalay II, Lynger, Nora
  231500 Chiro   Yacht 67 71 1932 To USN 1941 as YP 165, later Norwester, active
    Indian Summer   Yacht   17 1934  
  234013 Ace John McKeon Passenger 8 34 1935  
    Tamora John M Butler Yacht   33 1935 Later Time Over, Heartís Desire, Hearts Desire
    Blue Peter S Eliot Guild Yacht   33 1935 Later Wahneta
    Pompano Gifford K Simonds Yacht   33 1935 Later Madeline
  286548 Entre Nous   Passenger 8 33 1937  
    Arual David Harrigan Yacht   33 1939 Later North Star
  237396 Gosling III Geoffrey G Whitney Yacht 24 47 1938 Later Emma Dean, Curlew II, Windetecktor
  241196 Sea Hawk Anthony Castro Fishing 64 70 1941  
  251555 Little Sam   Yacht 85 70 1941 To USA 1941 as Q 68, to Woods Hole Inst. 1946 as Balanus, sold 1950
    Limpet  Lyman Hoyt Yacht   23 1941 Later Sweet Love, Sweetlove
    Sulin II C E Murray Yacht    23 1941 Later Grayling II, Posie
    T 15 US Army Psgr-Cargo   65 Dec-42  
    T 16 US Army Psgr-Cargo   65 Jan-43  
    T 17 US Army Psgr-Cargo   65 Feb-43  
    T 18 US Army Psgr-Cargo   65 Mar-43  
    TP 51 US Army Psgr-Cargo 270d 97 1942/3  
    T 63 US Army Psgr-Cargo   65 Apr-43  
    T 64 US Army Psgr-Cargo   65 Apr-43  
    T 65 US Army Psgr-Cargo   65 Apr-43  
  255007 Chinky Gordon B. Hyde Psgr-Cargo 45 61 1942 Ex-T
  251831 Four Isle Superior Oil Psgr-Cargo 47 62 1943 Ex-T
    ST 189 US Army Tug   47 May-43  
    ST 190 US Army Tug   47 May-43  
    ST 191 US Army Tug   47 May-43  
    ST 192 US Army Tug   47 May-43  
    ST 193 US Army Tug   47 May-43  
    ST 194 US Army Tug   47 May-43  
    ST 195 US Army Tug   47 Jun-43  
    ST 196 US Army Tug   47 Jun-43  
    ST 197 US Army Tug   47 Jun-43  
    ST 198 US Army Tug   47 Jun-43  
    ST 199 US Army Tug   47 Jun-43  
    ST 200 US Army Tug   47 Jun-43  
    ST 201 US Army Tug   47 Jun-43  
    ST 202 US Army Tug   47 Jun-43  
    ST 203 US Army Tug   47 Jun-43  
  250653 Vermilion G. M. Eldredge Tug 12 45 1943 Ex-ST
  251305 Paul Charles J. O'Donnell Tug 14 44 1943 Ex-ST
  252064 Triton Robert T. Lober Tug 14 44 1943 Ex-ST
    BSP 1753 US Army SP Barge   105 Sep-43  
    BSP 1754 US Army SP Barge   105 Oct-43  
    BSP 1755 US Army SP Barge   105 Oct-43  
    BSP 1756 US Army SP Barge   105 Nov-43  
    BSP 1757 US Army SP Barge   105 Nov-43  
    BSP 1758 US Army SP Barge   105 Dec-43  
    BSP 1759 US Army SP Barge   105 Dec-43  
    BSP 1760 US Army SP Barge 299 105 Jan-44 Sold as fishing vessel Irene C, later Glacier Castle, existence in doubt 1991
    BSP 1761 US Army SP Barge   105 Jan-44  
    BSP 1762 US Army SP Barge   105 Feb-44  
  252348 George F. Loesch Pontin Boats Freighter 240 97 1943 Ex-BSP
  254033 Harry Stull Pontin Boats Freighter 239 98 1944 Ex-BSP
  258617 Ruth I. Pontin Pontin Boats Freighter 245 98 1944 Ex-BSP
    T 144 US Army Fire Boat   65 Mar-44  
    T 145 US Army Fire Boat   65 Mar-44  
  246554 Carmela Maria Carmelo Bertolino Fishing 46 60 1944 Ex-T
  248724 Hazel B Walter C. Benson Fishing 119 80 1945 Later Jenny C, existence in doubt 2005
  249043 Charlotte M Walter C. Benson Fishing 119 80 1945  
  250523 Virginia B Belcher Towing Tug 11 44 1946  
    Escape Leopold Manns Yacht    23 1947 Later Whisker II, Barcarol