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National Shipbuilding, Orange TX

Most recent update: March 10, 2016.


I can find not information about this yard, although one source suggests that it was owned by Henry Piaggio, of International Shipbuilding.  If anyone can enlighten me or add to the table below, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com 

Hull # USSB # O.N.

Name

Owner Type GT Delivery

Disposition

1     War Mystery U.K. Admiralty Cargo Ship 3,500 Feb-18 Later Taffari 1919, burnt 1919
2     War Marvel U.K. Admiralty Cargo Ship 3,500 Jan-18 Foundered 1919
3 234 216964 Bonham U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,349 Oct-18 Foundered 1920
4 235 217311 Boreta U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,361 Dec-18 Burnt 1920
5 236 217559 Zavalla U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,351 Feb-19 Scrapped 1923
6 237 217552 Cowardin U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,351 Apr-19 Scrapped 1923
7 238 217646 Neabsco U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,343 Apr-19 Scrapped 1922
8 239 217443 Beechland U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,355 Apr-19 Burnt 1919
9 240 217665 Nawitka U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,349 May-19 Later Admiral Brommy 1938, bombed and lost 1943
10 241 217677 Itompa U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,349 Jun-19 Scrapped 1923
11 242 218034 Alderman U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,343 Jul-19 Scrapped 1925
12 243 217955 Natenna U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,343 Jul-19 Wrecked 1920
13 244 217609 Horado U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,353 Sep-19 Scrapped 1924
14 245 218263 Argenta U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,343 Aug-19 To Britain 1922 as prison ship HMS Argenta, scrapped 1925
  2529-2544     U.S. Shipping Board Cargo Ship 3,500   Cancelled
    219455 W. A. Ebsen   Tanker 3,326 1919  
15   219932 J. F. Penrose   Tanker 3,379 1920 Hulked 1928
16   220969 P. J. Reilly   Tanker 3,376 1920 Scrapped 1930
17   220746 A. A. Daugherty   Tanker 3,518 1920 Scrapped 1930