U.S. Army Marine Tractors (MT, MTL) Built During WWII

Most recent update: December 1, 2016.


A total of 1,251 marine tractors (MTs) and marine tow launches (MTLs) were built for the U.S. Army during WWII by 41 boatbuilders.  All were of wood.  Most of the MTs were either 26 feet or 36 feet in length, while the MTLs were 46 feet.

Shipbuilder Location Type # Design Ft. Del'y Disposition
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MT 1-30 207-A 26 3/42-5/42  
Dodge Boat & Plane Newport News VA MT 31-55 207-A 26 4/42-6/42  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MT 56-96 207-A 26 9/42-2/43  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MT 97-106 207-A 26 8/42-12/42  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MT 107-136 207-A 26 2/43-4/43  
Richardson Boat Tonawanda NY MT 137-177 207-A 26 1/43-4/43  
      178-193       Cancelled
Motor Boat Marina Seattle WA MT 194-203 207-A 26 2/43  
Northeast Shipbuilding Quincy MA MTL 204-208 324 46 4/43-5/43  
John & Associates Rye NY MTL 209-213 324 46 3/43-6/43  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MT 214-215 207-A 26 4/43  
Muzzio Bros. Stamford CT MTL 216-225 324 46 4/43-5/43  
Stowman Shipyard Dorchester NJ MTL 226-230 324 46 3/43-4/43  
Johnson Bros. Point Pleasant NJ MTL 231-235 324 46 3/43-5/43  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MTL 236-241 324 46 4/43-6/43  
Moyer & Son Ocean City NJ MTL 242-246 324 46 3/43-4/43  
Johnson, Morton Bay Head NJ MTL 247-251 324 46 3/43-5/43  
Kretzer Boat Works City Island NY MTL 252-255 324 46 4/43-7/43  
Cape Cod Shipbuilding Wareham MA MTL 256-260 324 46 4/43-5/43  
Graves, J. E. Marblehead MA MTL 261-265 324 46 4/43-5/43  
Dawn Cruisers Classon Point NY MTL 266-270 324 46 4/43-5/43  
John & Associates Rye NY MTL 271-275 324 46 3/43-6/43  
Grandy Boat N. Seattle WA MT 276-285 329 36 5/43-7/43  
    286-288        
Adams Boat Works Seattle WA MT 289-291 329 36 7/43  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MT 292-311 207-A 26 4/43  
Gray's Harbor Shipbuilding Aberdeen WA MT 312-321 329 36 4/43-5/43  
Jensen & Sons Friday Harbor WA MT 322-324 329 36 5/43-7/43  
Jensen Motor Boat Seattle WA MT 325-334 329 36 6/43-9/43  
Grandy Boat N. Seattle WA MT 335-344 329 36 5/43-7/43  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MT 345-382 207-A 26 4/43-7/43  
Hunt Marine Service Richmond CA MT 383-389 329 36 6/43-9/43  
Graves, J. E. Marblehead MA MTL 390-397 324-A 47 9/43-12/43  
Graves, J. E. Marblehead MA MTL 398-408 410 46 12/43-4/44  
      409       Cancelled
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MTL 410-424 410 46 12/43-3/44  
      425-437       Cancelled
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MT 438-489 207-A 26 8/43-4/44  
Northeast Shipbuilding Quincy MA MTL 490-498 324-A 47 10/43-12/43  
Northeast Shipbuilding Quincy MA MTL 499-507 410 46 12/43-3/44  
      508-509       Cancelled
Moyer & Son Ocean City NJ MTL 510-515 324-A 47 9/43-10/43  
Moyer & Son Ocean City NJ MTL 516-533 410 46 11/43-3/44  
      534-536       Cancelled
Wareham Shipyard Wareham MA MTL 537-554 324-A 47 9/43-1/44  
Wareham Shipyard Wareham MA MTL 555-564 410 46 1/44-3/44  
John & Associates Rye NY MTL 565 324-A 47 11/43  
John & Associates Rye NY MTL 566-583 410 46 12/43-3/44  
      584-593       Cancelled
Muzzio Bros. Stamford CT MTL 594-613 324-A 47 9/43-12/43  
Muzzio Bros. Stamford CT MTL 614-619 410 46 12/43-1/44  
Dawn Cruisers Classon Point NY MTL 620-629 324-A 47 9/43-12/43  
Dawn Cruisers Classon Point NY MTL 630-642 410 46 12/43-3/44  
      643-646       Cancelled
Johnson Bros. Point Pleasant NJ MTL 647-652 324-A 47 9/43-11/43  
Morton Johnson Bay Head NJ MTL 653-658 324-A 47 10/43-12/43  
Kretzer Boat Works City Island NY MTL 659-663 324-A 47 9/43-1/44  
Kretzer Boat Works City Island NY MTL 664 410 46 3/44  
      665-670       Cancelled
Motor Boat Marina Seattle WA MT 671-730 207-A 26 3/43-6/44  
Elscot Boat City Island NY MTL 731-738 324-A 47 9/43-11/43  
Elscot Boat City Island NY MTL 739-748 410 46 11/43-3/44  
Stowman Shipyard Dorchester NJ MTL 749-762 324-A 47 9/43-11/43  
Stowman Shipyard Dorchester NJ MTL 763-768 410 46 11/43-1/44  
Eddy Shipbuilding Bay City MI MTL 769-776 324-A 47 9/43-11/43  
Eddy Shipbuilding Bay City MI MTL 777-788 410 46 11/43-2/44  
Palmer Scott New Bedford MA MTL 789-794 324-A 47 9/43-11/43  
Palmer Scott New Bedford MA MTL 795 324-A 47 12/43  
Palmer Scott New Bedford MA MTL 796-799 324-A 47 9/43-11/43  
Palmer Scott New Bedford MA MTL 800-808 410 46 12/43-2/44  
Northeast Shipbuilding Quincy MA MTL 809-818 324-A 47 9/43-10/43  
      819-823       Cancelled
John & Associates Rye NY MTL 824-838 324-A 47 9/43-11/43  
Brownsville Shipbuilding Brownsville TX MTL 839-858 324-A 47 9/43-11/43  
Muzzio Bros. Stamford CT MTL 859-870 410 46 1/44-3/44  
      871-876       Cancelled
Gar Wood Industries Marysville MI MTL 877-886 324-A 47 11/43-12/43  
Gar Wood Industries Marysville MI MTL 887-900 410 46 1/44-3/44  
      901       Cancelled
Moyer & Son Ocean City NJ MTL 902-913 324-A 47 9/43-10/43  
Stonington Yacht Basin Stonington ME MTL 914-920 324-A 47 9/43-11/43  
Stonington Yacht Basin Stonington ME MTL 921-923 410 46 11/43-12/43  
Robinson Marine Benton Harbor MI MTL 924-931 324-A 47 10/11-11/43  
Robinson Marine Benton Harbor MI MTL 932-948 410 46 11/43-2/44  
Gulf Marine Ways Galveston TX MTL 949-963 410 46 12/43-1/44  
      964-983       Cancelled
Stonington Yacht Basin Stonington ME MTL 984-992 410 46 12/43-2/44  
Eddy Shipbuilding Bay City MI MTL 993-1000 410 46 11/43-2/44  
      1001       Cancelled
Brewster Shipyard Long Island NY MTL 1002-1007 324-A 47 9/43-11/43  
Brewster Shipyard Long Island NY MTL 1008-1011 410 46 12/43-1/44  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MTL 1012-1032 324-A 47 9/44-12/44  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MTL 1033 410 46 1/44  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MTL 1034-1036 324-A 47 9/44-12/44  
      1037-1056       Cancelled
Astoria Marine Astoria OR MTL 1057-1060 324-A 47 10/43  
Astoria Marine Astoria OR MTL 1061-1071 410 46 11/43-12/43  
Puget Sound Boatbuilding Tacoma WA MTL 1072-1079 324-A 47 9/43-11/43  
Puget Sound Boatbuilding Tacoma WA MTL 1080-1086 410 46 11/43-12/43  
N. Pacific Shipbuilding Anacortes WA MTL 1087-1101 324-A 47 10/43-1/44  
Gray's Harbor Shipbuilding Aberdeen WA MTL 1102-1113 324-A 47 9/43-11/43  
Gray's Harbor Shipbuilding Aberdeen WA MTL 1114-1121 410 46 11/43-12/43  
Johnson Lumber Toledo OR MTL 1122-1141 324-A 47 10/43-12/43  
Hoquiam Shipyard Hoquiam WA MTL 1142-1153 324-A 47 9/43-12/43  
Hoquiam Shipyard Hoquiam WA MTL 1154-1161 410 46 12/43  
Hodgson-Greene-Haldeman Long Beach CA MTL 1162-1191 324-A 47 10/43-11/43  
Hodgson-Greene-Haldeman Long Beach CA MTL 1192-1201 410 46 12/43  
Wilson Wilmington CA MTL 1202-1213 324-A 47 10/43-11/43  
Wilson Wilmington CA MTL 1214-1221 410 46 11/43-1/44  
Victory Shipbuilding Newport Beach CA MTL 1222-1227 324-A 47 10/43-11/43  
Victory Shipbuilding Newport Beach CA MTL 1228-1231 410 46 11/43-12/43  
Ackerman Boat Newport Beach CA MTL 1232-1237 324-A 47 10/43  
Hodgson-Greene-Haldeman Long Beach CA MTL 1238-1256 410 46 1/44-3/44  
Hoquiam Shipyard Hoquiam WA MT 1257-1281 207-A 26 2/44-6/44  
Lester & Franck Seattle WA MT 1282-1296 207-A 26 2/44-5/44  
      1297       Cancelled
Gray's Harbor Shipbuilding Aberdeen WA MT 1298-1317 207-A 26 2/44-5/44  
Chilman Shipyard Hoquiam WA MT 1318-1337 207-A 26 2/44-6/44  
Victory Shipbuilding Newport Beach CA MT 1338-1357 207-A 26 3/44-7/44  
Hinckley & Co. Southwest Harbor ME MT 1358-1387 207-A 26 4/44-8/44  
      1388-1412       Cancelled
Eddy Shipbuilding Bay City MI MT 1413-1420 207-A 26 3/44-7/44  
    MT 1421-1429       Acquired