U.S. Army Mine Craft (MP, JMP, L, M) Built During WWII

Most recent update: December 1, 2016.


The records of mine craft being built for the Army are a bit murky.  If anyone can fill any of the gaps in this table, please e-mail it to timcolton@aol.com.  

Shipbuilder Location Hull # Original Name Type Tons Built Disposition
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 474 GEN Henry Knox MP 1 1942 To USN 1944 as Picket (ACM 8), to USCG 1946 as Willow (WLB 332), struck 1969, later crab processing plant Royal Alaskan
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 475 COL Henry J. Hunt MP 2 1942 To USN 1944 as Bastion (ACM 6), to USCG 1946 as Jonquil (WLB 330), struck 1969
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 476 COL George Armistead MP 3 1942 To USN 1944 as Barbican (ACM 5), to USCG 1946 as Ivy (WLB 329), sold 1948 to  Foss, later Agnes Foss
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 477 GEN Samuel L. Mills MP 4 1942 Sold 1960
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 478 1LT William G. Sylvester MP 5 1942 To USN 1944 as Obstructor (ACM 7), to USCG 1946 as Heather (WLB 331), struck 1967
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 479 BG Henry L. Abbott MP 6 1942 Later cargo ship 1951, Neptune 1969, sank 1975
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 480 MG Wallace F. Randolph MP 7 1942 To USN 1944 as Nausett (ACM 15), sold 1961 as Sea Searcher, later Thunderbolt, reefed 1986 off Marathon FL
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 481 COL John Story MP 8 1942 To USN 1944 as Barricade (ACM 3), to USCG 1946 as Magnolia (WLB 328), sold 1971 as Galaxy, burnt and sank 2002
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 482 MG Arthur Murray MP 9 1942 To USN 1944 as Trapper (ACM 9), to USCG 1946 as Yamacraw (WLB 333), to USN 1959 as ARC 5, scrapped 1967
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 483 MG Erasmus Weaver MP 10 1942 To USN 1944 as Canonicus (ACM 12), sold 1948, later New Jersey 1963
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 484 MAJ Samuel Ringgold MP 11 1942 To USN 1944 as Monadnock (ACM 14), sold 1960 as Tahiti, later Amazonia 1983, Dear 1984, Maxim's Des Mers 1986
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 485 BG Royal T. Frank MP 12 1943 To USN 1944 as Camanche (ACM 11), sold 1948, later Pilgrim 1961, Cape Cod
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 486 COL Alfred A. Maybach MP 13 1943 To USN 1944 as Puritan (ACM 16), sold 1961
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 487 COL Horace F. Spurgin MP 14 1943 To USN 1944 as Miantonomoh (ACM 13), sold 1960 as Nautilus, later Aleutian Mist, New Star 1991, scrapped 2013
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 488 COL Charles W. Bundy MP 15 1943 To USN 1944 as Chimo (ACM 1), sold 1948, later tuna seiner Day Island 1963
Marietta Manufacturing Point Pleasant WV 489 COL George Ricker MP 16 1943 To USN 1944 as Planter (ACM 2), sold 1948 to Foss, later San Juan 1963, Purple Aster, Tiger Fish 2
Stonington Yacht Basin Stonington ME     JMP 63 1943 Later research vessel Ranger II, then Inland Seas
Stonington Yacht Basin Stonington ME     JMP 64 1943 Later research vessel Yellowfin
Stowman Shipyard Dorchester NJ     JMP 70 1943 To USN as YMP 1
Luders Marine Stamford CT     L 64-67 9/40-12/40  
Spedden Shipbuilding Baltimore MD     L 68-72 1/42-3/42  
Dubuque Boiler Works Dubuque IA     L 73-77 11/41-1/42  
Luders Marine Stamford CT     L 78-83 10/41-12/41  
Allen Boat Harvey LA     L 84-87 11/41-12/41  
Calumet Shipyard Chicago IL     L 88-91 11/41-12/41  
Sturgeon Bay Shipbuilding Sturgeon Bay WI L 92-95 11/41
Sturgeon Bay Shipbuilding Sturgeon Bay WI     L 96-99 3/42-4/42  
Dubuque Boiler Works Dubuque IA     L 100-101 4/42  
Calumet Shipyard Chicago IL     L 105-112 3/43-5/43  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME     M 178-193 1/43-3/43  
Palmer Scott New Bedford MA     M 296-299 1940  
Southwest Boat Southwest Harbor ME     M 300-303 1940  
Palmer Scott New Bedford MA     M 304-306 1941  
Southwest Boat Southwest Harbor ME     M 307-314 1/41-2/41  
Palmer Scott New Bedford MA     M 315-322 1/41  
Wheeler Shipbuilding Brooklyn NY     M 323-346 11/40-3/41  
Southwest Boat Southwest Harbor ME     M 347-351 3/41  
Palmer Scott New Bedford MA     M 352-356 3/41  
Richardson Boat Tonawanda NY M 357-373 10/41-11/41
Richardson Boat Tonawanda NY     M 374-392 3/42-4/42  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME     M 397-415 11/42-12/42  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME     M 456-467 8/42  
Motor Boat Marina Seattle WA     M 480-489 3/43-4/43