St. Johns Shipbuilding, Palatka FL

(formerly Putnam Shipbuilding Corp. [1971-80] and Offshore Shipbuilding, Inc. [1980-92])

Most recent update: October 3, 2018.


St. Johns Shipbuilding, Inc., was established in 2006, by Steve Ganoe and Michael Grandonico, in the facility previously operated by Offshore Shipbuilding, which had been closed for about 15 years, and before that by Putnam Shipbuilding.  Visit them at www.stjohnsshipbuilding.com.  The yard is at the end of Stokes Landing Road, on an inlet from the St. Johns River: see it from the air on Google here.  If anyone can add to the table below, please e-mail me at timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Ship Type GT Ft. Delivery Disposition
Built by Putnam Shipbuilding
1       Fishing Vessel     1972  
2       Fishing Vessel     1972  
3 554579 William W. Sprague Florida Towing Tug 134  90 1973 Later Mary Kay, now Mary Loy Turecamo
  566997  Mary M. Coppedge Florida Towing Tug 159  95 1975 NLD
  566998 Lauren S. Coppedge Florida Towing Tug 162  90 1975 Later Helen D. Coppedge, now Sarah D
5 572179 Catherine Jewel Biblia Inc. Tug 76 53 1976 Later Sun Gypsy
8 582994 Bulldog Dell Marine Tug 44 43 1977 Active
10 592015 Amberjack V Amberjack Cruises Passenger 95 120 1978 Active
11 590129 River Queen River Queen LLC Passenger 85 80 1978 Active
18 617568 Cheryl Anne Admiral Inc. Fishing Vessel 175 84 1979 Now Legacy
20 623562 Angelique Yankee Packet Co. Passenger 99 88 1980 Active
Built by Offshore Shipbuilding
6 646296 Emerald Coast Tug 118 72 1982 Now Crosby Lightning
9 649338 Capt. Steve Hebert Tug 198 89 Jan-82 Later Delta Force, now Ms Janet
21 640493 Vermilion Express Offshore Express, Inc. OSV 211 98 Jan-81 Now Lamnalco Kite
22                
23 643649 Timbalier Express Offshore Express, Inc. OSV 211 98 1981 Later Timbalier, Lamtide 201, Lamnalco Kestrel
24 650228 Delta Express Offshore Express, Inc. OSV 285 164 Aug-82 Later HOS Gallant Knight, Gallant Knight, Douglas MacArthur, now Calakmul
25 652318 Brazos Express Offshore Express, Inc. OSV 285 164 Nov-82 Active
26 653269 Heather Express Offshore Express, Inc. OSV 292 164 Feb-83 Later HOS Alysheba, Alysheba, scrapped
27 655696 Helm Express Offshore Express, Inc. OSV 288 164 Sep-83 Active
28                
29                
30 658637 Grand Republic Bridgeport and Port Jeff Ferry 1,237 261 Jul-83 Now Mary Ellen
31 665747 Gov James B. Hunt North Carolina DoT Ferry 219 154 Dec-84 Active
32 667936 Tadrib Express Offshore Express, Inc. OSV 299 164 Jul-84 Later  Tadrib, Lamtide 301, now Sylvia Tide
33 670357 Cherry Blossom Polak Steamboat Ferry 99 91 Nov-84 Active
34 671873 Heritage Heritage Harbor Tours Passenger 30 45 1984 Now The Plant Boat
35 Aquadoza     Pollution Control 150   Sep-84 Inactive
36 686316 Andrew Fletcher Seaport Line Passenger 99 184 1985 Later Diamond Jo, now Diamond Royale
37 695611 Brooks K. McAllister McAllister Towing Tug 192 104 Mar-86 Now Brooklyn McAllister
38 901180 Park City Bridgeport and Port Jeff Ferry 1,129 261 Oct-86 Active
39 900600 DeWitt Clinton Seaport Line Passenger 95 149 Jan-86 Now Southern Elegance
40 949110 Florida Bay Martin W. Bell Florida Bay Coaster 37 50 1987 Active
41 Maryrose Mimi Fisheries Fishing Vessel 100   1988 Active
42 Lindsey Mimi Fisheries Fishing Vessel 100   1988 Active
43 Mary Claire Mimi Fisheries Fishing Vessel 100   1989 Active
44 Miss Jeanette Mimi Fisheries Fishing Vessel 100   1989 Active
45                
46                
47 941590 Kathy Marie Arnie's Fisheries Fishing Vessel 196 87 Oct-88 Active
48 945601 Matthew J Loper-Bright Ent. Fishing Vessel 196 126 Oct-89 Now Retriever
  953109 Key Largo Jeffrey Seagal Florida Bay Coaster 60 64 1989 Now Red Head
  953481 Stealth 40   Florida Bay Coaster 10 40 1989 Active
  957024 Sails William C. Welch Florida Bay Coaster 37 45 1989 Active
  959571 Steelaway Robert J. Carolan Florida Bay Coaster 37 45 1990 Active
  971247 Seaclusion Lucy H. Greiner Florida Bay Coaster 48 50 1990 Now Venture On
  978240 Irish Rover William G. Murphy, Jr. Florida Bay Coaster 72 55 1991 Now El Toro
  985610 Steel Magnolia Curt Van Loon Florida Bay Coaster 49 50 1992 Active
  988609 Mary H Louise Hughes Florida Bay Coaster 54 55 1992 Active
  1030553 Bainbridge   Boyer Towing Barge 2,855 286 1995 Active
Built by St. Johns Shipbuilding
1 1205526 Port Eads Port Eads, LLC OSV 99 143 2007 Active
2 9521045 Cape Express G. & G. Marine Landing Craft 487 175 2008 Active (Panama)
3 1208953 B 201 Chatham Towing Tank Barge 1,611 274 2008 Active
4 1218689 Dry Tortugas RP/PHL Marine OSV 99 143 2009 Active
5 1217718 B 32 Chatham Towing Tank Barge 2,278 274 2009 Active
6 1217717 B 33 Chatham Towing Tank Barge 2,278 274 2010 Active
7-15  
16 9587489 Bahamas Express Caribbean Tug, Inc. Landing Craft 487 175 2010 Active (Bahamas)
17  
18 1230981 Gulfmaster I Sun Towing Freight Barge 861 173 2010 Active
19  
20 9652105 Sea Strength Singh Contractors OSV 494   2012 Active (Trinidad)
21  
22 1243087 Michael Lawrence Cheramie Holdings OSV 91 124 2012 Active
23 1244872 Ella Claire Gulf Resource Mgmt. OSV 91 124 2013 Active
24 9661194 Delta Viceroy Delta Logistics OSV 157   2012 Active (Trinidad)
25  
26 na Skanska 46007 Skanska Deck Barge 350   2011 Active
27 na Lady Shayne Smithbridge Group Pushboat 13   2012 Active (Australia)
28 na Lady Dashelle Smithbridge Group Pushboat 13   2012 Active (Australia)
29 1243524 M.E.R.C. Shevlin Sterling Eqpmt. Freight Barge 2,944 256 2012 Active
30 1246342 Iron Stan Sunshine Tug & Barge Pushboat 10 25 2013 Now Riverview
31 1248233 Iron Mac Sunshine Tug & Barge Pushboat 11 26 2012 Active
32 9706358 Atlantic Spirit Inland & Offshore Cont. OSV 492   2013 Active (Saint Vincent)
33 9715593 Sea Service Singh Contractors OSV 480   2014 Active (Trinidad)
34-54  
55 1253396 Kurt Schulte Sterling Eqpmt. Freight Barge 2,983 256 5-Sep-14 Active
56 1262755 Iron Spike Sunshine Tug & Barge Pushboat 11 26 10-Aug-14 Active
57 1253156 New York 30 Boston Marine Towing Tank Barge 2,156 263 10-Jun-15 Active
58 1262419 Elizabeth Anne Vane Brothers Tug 103 96 4-Dec-15 Active
59 1264941 Hudson Vane Brothers Tug 103 96 7-Apr-16 Active
60 1267647 Baltimore Vane Brothers Tug 104 96 9-Aug-16 Active
61 1270444 Delaware Vane Brothers Tug 115 96 22-Nov-16 Active
62 1274387 Philadelphia Vane Brothers Tug 115 96 6-Apr-17 Active
63 1277223 New York Vane Brothers Tug 115 96   Building
64 Vane Brothers Tug 115 96   Building
65 Vane Brothers Tug 115 96   Building
66 1268251 Grand Master Sunshine Equipment Freight Barge 604 150 13-Mar-17 Active
67  
68  
69 1262755 Iron Jack Sunshine Tug & Barge Pushboat 11 25 25-Mar-16 Active
70  
71  
72  
73 1270684 Homes H2O Sunshine Equipment Freighter 25 38 20-Jul-16 Active
74 1271943 Iron Buck Sunshine Tug & Barge Pushboat 11 25 16-Aug-16 Active
75 1276753 Grand Builder G & S Maritime Freight Barge 524 130 1-May-17 Active
76 1280613 Iron Matt Sunshine Tug & Barge Pushboat 11 25 7-Sep-17 Active
  Panama Grand Master II Bahamas Ferries Landing Craft 496 190 4-Dec-17 Active (Bahamas)
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