Frank L. Sample, Boothbay Harbor ME

Most recent update: July 28, 2014.


Sample's shipyard was originally established in 1840, by Cyrus McKown.  It later became the Townsend Marine Railway and, in 1917, the Atlantic Coast Company.  Sample acquired it in 1939.  It was sold in 2004 and is now the Boothbay Harbor Shipyard. 

 Hull # O.N. Original Name  Original Owner Vessel Type GT Delivery Disposition
    YMS 104 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 29-May-42 Struck 1946
    YMS 105 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 17-Jul-42 Struck 1946
    YMS 106 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 18-Aug-42 Struck 1946
    YMS 226 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 16-Jan-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2226, to France 1944 as Asphodele (D 314), struck 1969
    YMS 227 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 20-Mar-43 To France 1944 as Zinnia (D 273), later D 356, D 12, M 652, struck 1961
    YMS 228 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 5-May-43 To Turkey 1947 as Kemer, struck 1966
    YMS 229 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 5-Jun-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2229, to Greece 1946 as Patmos, struck 1966
    YMS 230 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 6-Jul-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2230, to the Netherlands 1946 as Oosterschelde (M 835), struck 1957
    YMS 231 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 6-Aug-43 Reclassified 1947 as Firecrest (AMS 10), to Japan 1955 as Etajima (MSCO 10), sunk as target 1968
    YMS 232 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 7-Sep-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2232
    YMS 233 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 8-Oct-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2233
    YMS 234 US Navy Minesweeper 278d 1-Nov-43 To Britain 1943 as BYMS 2234
    ATR 7 US Navy Tug 850d 1944 To Greece/France 1946 as Gloria, scrapped 1981
    ATR 8 US Navy Tug 850d 1944 Disposed of 1946
    ATR 9 US Navy Tug 850d 1944 Disposed of 1946
    ATR 10 US Navy Tug 850d 1944 Disposed of 1946
    ATR 11 US Navy Tug 850d 1944 Disposed of 1946
    ATR 12 US Navy Tug 850d 1944 Disposed of 1946
    Junojaes   Fishing Vessel 144 1945  
    Acadie   Ketch   1946 Later Windward Star
    Acacia (MSC 69) French Navy Minesweeper 390d 11-Mar-53 M 638, scrapped 1984
    Acanthe (MSC 70) French Navy Minesweeper 390d 19-May-53 M 639, scrapped 1984
    Ajonc (MSC 71) French Navy Minesweeper 390d 13-Aug-53 M 667, later A 701, sold 1989
 

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Fairfield   Yacht 19 1954 NLD
    Acme (MSO 508) U.S. Navy Minesweeper 780d 27-Sep-56 Scrapped 1976
    Adroit (MSO 509) U.S. Navy Minesweeper 780d 4-Mar-57 Scrapped 1994
    Advance (MSO 510) U.S. Navy Minesweeper 780d 16-Jun-58 Sold for scrap 1976 but still laid up in Stockton CA
    Affray (MSO 511) U.S. Navy Minesweeper 780d 8-Dec-58 Scrapped 2002
      U.S. Navy Rescue Boat   1950s 12 boats
  297557 St. Nicholas   Fishing Vessel 137 1965 NLD
 

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Tuesday Afternoon   Yacht 6 1979 Active