Miscellaneous Yard Craft (YAG)

Most recent update: January 9, 2012.


No YAGs were purpose-built: all were conversions, for a variety of missions.  If anyone can add to this table, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Type # Shipbuilder Location Previous Names Ft. Tons Built Acq'd. Disposition
YAG 1 Pacific American Bellingham WA Catherine D 243 2,224 1919 1941 Named Tatoosh, scuttled 1945
YAG 2 South China SB Hong Kong Hoi Kong/Robert O 128 288 1931 1941 Lost at Cavite 10-Dec-41
YAG 3 HK & Whampoa DD Hong Kong Paz II 120 221 1926 1941 Lost at Cavite 10-Dec-41
YAG 4 HK & Whampoa DD Hong Kong Manapla 125 248 1931 1941 Lost at Cavite 10-Dec-41
YAG 5 J. F. James & Son Essex MA Radio 97 132 1924 1941 Ex-AGb 1, sold 1946, foundered 1950
YAG 6 Geo. S. Lawley Neponset MA Enchantress 136 191 1911 1941 Ex-AGb 2, sold 1946
YAG 7 Burmeister & Wain Copenhagen DK Vedette/Baltimore 158 458 1924 1941 Sold 1946 as Susan J. Hamilton, Insco Trader 1948, foundered off Barranquilla 1954
YAG 8 Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Point MD Wilton 245 3,000 1923 1941 Reclassified Manhasset (AG 47) 1942, WIX 276 1943, sold 1946
YAG 9 Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Point MD Cornish 233 3,000 1923 1941 Reclassified Muskeget (AG 48) 1942, WAG 48 1942, torpedoed and lost in the North Atlantic 9-Sep-42
YAG 10               Cancelled
YAG 11 Long Beach SB Long Beach CA Casco/Kailua/Western Trader 120 328 1920 1942 Named Baranof, sold 1948 as Western Trader, scrapped 1970
YAG 12 Portland SB Portland ME Electronic/North Haven 109 210 1913 1942 Returned to owner 1945 as North Haven, Manhattan 1947, scrapped 1968
YAG 13 Delaware River IW Chester PA Idalia/Malay II/Palace 163 195 1899 1942 Ex-PYc 33, sunk as target 1944
YAG 14 Geo. S. Lawley South Boston MA Calumet/Ketoh/Dixie/Tourist 123 168 1903 1942 Ex-PYc 32, sold 1945 as Tourist, scrapped 1952
YAG 15 Germania Werft Kiel, Germany Kallista/Fisherman II 156 445 1921 1942 Named Mindoro, to MARAD 1946
YAG 16 Germania Werft Kiel, Germany Icaros 80 87 1887 1942 Acquired 1942, sold 1944
YAG 17 International SB Pascagoula MS City of Vicksburg/Marsala 284 2,422 1919 1942 Acquired 1942, wrecked in the James River 1944
YAG 18 Neafie & Levy Philadelphia PA Relief 128 242 1891 1942 Sold 1947
YAG 19 Mathis Yachts Camden NJ Lanakilai/Ellenar 94 40 1930 1942 Sold 1946
YAG 20 Mathis Yachts Camden NJ Minoco/Idyl 98 165 1930 1941 Ex-YHB 15, sold 1945
YAG 21 Mathis Yachts Camden NJ Memory/West Wind/Lela 92 90 1929 1941 Ex-YHB 17, wrecked off Key West 1945
YAG 22   Oakland CA Oakland 99 225 1923 1942 Later YF 568 1943, returned 1946
YAG 23 GHH Walsum, Germany Ensenada 132 417 1936 1942 Sold 1946 as Philippine Trader, Agno 1950, Magallames 1954, scrapped 1987
YAG 24 Fullerton & Co. Paisley, Scotland Awahou 146 410 1912 1942 Returned 1944
YAG 25 Seebeck Werft Geestemunde, Germany Favorita Dona Catalina/Marie Kothe/Mars/Marion Sleigh/Port Whangarei 158 500 1906 1942 Sold 1944 as Holmburn, later Jacques del Mar, wrecked 1954
YAG 26 G. T. Nicol Auckland, New Zealand Taupata 118 268 1930 1942 Returned 1944, sold 1949
YAG 27 G. T. Nicol Auckland, New Zealand Kohi 110 93   1942 Returned 1944
YAG 28     Samana 96 100 1940 1942 Sold 1946
YAG 29 Globe IW Cleveland OH Algonquin 204 1,181 1898 1943 To USCG as CG 4, sold 1931, reacquired 1943, scrapped 1946
YAG 30 John Wilson SB Seattle WA V. P. Handy 83 105 1915 1943 Sold 1946
YAG 31 Nilson & Velez Seattle WA Comet/Dorothea 94 116 1910 1943 Returned 1943
YAG 32 Johnson Foundry New York NY Azalea/Christiana 145 516 1892 1943 Ex-IX 82, sold 1946
YAG 33 Duthie & Co. Seattle WA Unimak 100 146 1912 1944 Ex-USAFS Major J. R. Wessely (FS 80), sold 1946
YAG 34 Gunderson SY Portland OR Hiyu 150 498 1924 1943 Sold 1947
YAG 35 Seattle SB & DD Seattle WA Col. William A. Glassford 154 602 1944 1947 Ex-Nashawena (AG 142), sold 1960 as Omega, 
YAG 36 Delta SB New Orleans LA Floyd W. Spencer 441 4,023 1944 1953 Scrapped 1960
YAG 37 Permanente No. 2 Richmond CA John L. Sullivan 441 4,023 1943 1953 Scrapped 1958
YAG 38 New England SB Portland ME Edward Kavanaugh 441 4,023 1943 1953 Scrapped 1960
YAG 39 Permanente No. 2 Richmond CA George Eastman 441 4,023 1942 1953 Scrapped 1977
YAG 40 Jones Construction Panama City FL Granville S. Hall 441 4,023 1943 1953 Scrapped 1972
YAG 41 Jones Construction Panama City FL James Squires 441 4,023 1945 1954 Later Guardian (YAGR 1) 1958, scrapped 1971
YAG 42 Jones Construction Panama City FL Claude B. Kitchen 441 4,023 1945 1955 Later Lookout (YAGR 2) 1958, scrapped 1970
YAG 43 Jones Construction Panama City FL Raphael R. Rivera 441 4,023 1943 1955 Later Skywatcher (YAGR 3) 1958, scrapped 1971
YAG 44 Jones Construction Panama City FL James W. Wheeler 441 4,023 1943 1955 Later Searcher (YAGR 4) 1958, scrapped 1970
YAG 45     John Marshall 441 4,023 1942   Cancelled
YAG 46     Eli Whitney 441 4,023 1942   Cancelled
YAG 47     George Chamberlain 441 4,023 1942   Cancelled
YAG 48     George Chaffey 441 4,023 1942   Cancelled
YAG 49     Clifford D. Mallory 441 4,023 1942   Cancelled
YAG 50     John Stevenson 441 4,023 1942   Cancelled
YAG 51     R. Ney McNeely 441 4,023 1942   Cancelled
YAG 52     Richard Richardson 441 4,023 1942   Cancelled
YAG 53     William H. Ashley 441 4,023 1942   Cancelled
YAG 54     Andrew J. Newbury 441 4,023 1942   Cancelled
YAG 55     Arthur M. Huddell 441 4,023 1942   Cancelled
YAG 56 New York SB Camden NJ Garden State Mariner 563 18,000 1953 1956 Later Compass Island (EAG 153), scrapped 2003
YAG 57 New York SB Camden NJ Empire State Mariner 563 18,000 1953 1957 Later Observation Island (EAG 154), T-AGM 23, active
YAG 58               Not used
YAG 59               Not used
YAG 60 Lake Washington SY Seattle WA Butternut 162 560 1941 1969 Ex-YN 4, AN 9, ANL 9, sunk as target 1977
YAG 61     Monob One       1970 Ex-YW 87, IX 309, to Mexico 1996
YAG 62 Halter Marine New Orleans LA Deer Island 120 172 1966 1983 To Mexico 1996 as Rio Hondo (A 26), now Hondo (BI 06_
YAG 87 Henry B. Nevibs City Island NY Odyssey 89 92 1938 1968 Ex-Saluda (IX 87), to Tacoma Sea Scouts 1974