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Odenbach Shipbuilding, Rochester NY

Most recent update: January 10, 2015.


Odenbach Shipbuilding was developed for the war effort.  It was located on the west side of the northern end of Dewey Avenue, in the town of Greece, near Rochester.  Ships were launched into Round Pond and maneuvered out to Lake Ontario.  The shipyard was taken over by the government in 1951 and turned over to the Air Force, which  used part of it to fabricate sub-frames for B-29 bombers, the balance being sold in 1961 to the local water authority.  The plant is now leased out piecemeal.  See it from the air on Google here.  If anyone can add to the table below, please e-mail it to me at timcolton@aol.com.

Hull # O.N.

Name or #

Customer Type Tons Delivery Disposition
1 na Y 1 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Apr-43 To Dominican Republic 1946 as 24 de Octobre
2 254220 Y 2 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Apr-43 Sold 1946 as Lucy Reinauer
3 na Y 3 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Apr-43 Disposition unknown
4 na Y 4 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Apr-43 To the Philippines 1946 as Y 4
5 292791 Y 5 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 May-43 Sold 1946 as Sourdough Queen, later Arctic King
6 280109 Y 6 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Jun-43 Sold 1946 as Islander
7 na Y 7 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Jun-43 To Korea 1946 as Yuchon
8 na Y 8 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Jul-43 Disposition unknown
9 na Y 9 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Aug-43 Retired in the 1950s
10 na Y 10 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Aug-43 Disposition unknown
11 na Y 11 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Sep-43 Retired in the 1950s
12 na Y 12 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Oct-43 To Greece 1946 as Marilena
13 254221 Y 38 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Oct-43 To USN 1946 as YO 237, later sold as Franklin Reinauer II
14 na Y 39 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Oct-43 To USN 1946 as YO 238, later sold as Iriella 1948, to Morocco as Taroudant, to Brazil as Saici, Mario Dias 1957
15 na Y 40 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Nov-43 To Panama 1946 as Y 40
16 254107 Y 41 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Nov-43 Sold 1946 as Sarah Pinser II
17 na Y 42 US Army Coastal Tanker 630 Nov-43 To Panama 1946 as Unoba
18 na Y 68 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Apr-44 To Panama 1946 as Teresa, Eugenia 1993, active in Greece
19 na Y 69 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Apr-44 To Honduras 1946 as Rose Mary
20 na Y 70 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Apr-44 To Brazil 1946 as Esso Rio de Janeiro
21 255121 Y 71 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 May-44 Sold 1946 as Morania Dolphin, later Commander L
22 na Y 72 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 May-44 To Honduras 1946 as Cynthia
23 na Y 73 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 May-44 Retired in the 1960s
24 na Y 74 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 May-44 To Morocco 1946 as Fedala
25 na Y 75 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 May-44 To Poland 1946 as Turnia
26 na Y 76 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 May-44 To Italy 1946 as Clara G.
27 na Y 77 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Jun-44 To Italy 1948 as Isonzo, struck 1974
28 na Y 78 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Jun-44 To Brazil 1946 as Helias
29 na Y 79 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Jun-44 To Italy 1948 as Ticino, struck 1984
30 na Y 80 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Jun-44 To Honduras 1946 as Claudia
31 na Y 81 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Jul-44 To the Netherlands 1946 as Nassau
32 na Y 82 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Jul-44 To the Netherlands 1946 as Betoeran
33 na Y 83 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Jul-44 To Honduras 1946 as Tina
34 na Y 84 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Jul-44 To Brazil 1946 as Propria
35 na Y 85 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Aug-44 To Panama 1946 as Y 85
36 na Y 86 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Jul-44 To Panama 1946 as Y 86
37 na Y 87 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Aug-44 To USN 1946 as YO 242
38 na Y 88 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Aug-44 To USN 1946 as YO 243
39 na Y 89 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Aug-44 To the Netherlands 1946 as Boedoek
40 na Y 90 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Aug-44 To USN 1946 as YO 244, later YOG 107, later LT Thomas W. Fowler, sunk as target 1976
41 na Y 91 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Sep-44 To China 1946 as Ming Sung No. 2
42 na Y 92 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Sep-44 Retired in the 1960s
43 na Y 93 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Oct-44 To the Phillipines 1946 as Stanvac Visayas
44 na Y 94 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Oct-44 To Russia 1946 on loan
45 na Y 95 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Oct-44 Retired in the 1960s
46 na Y 96 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Oct-44 To France 1946 as Y 96
47 na Y 97 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Oct-44 To Panama 1946 as Caltex 93
48 na Y 98 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Nov-44 To Greece 1946 as Zeus
49 na Y  99 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Nov-44 To France 1946 as Y 99
50 na Y 100 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Nov-44 Retired in the 1960s
51 na Y 101 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Nov-44 To the Phillipines 1946 as LSCO Lakandula
52 na Y 102 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Nov-44 To Norway 1946 as Odness
53 na Y 103 US Army Coastal Tanker 632 Dec-44 Retired in the 1960s
54 BD 6069 US Army Derrick Barge 650  1944 Later YD 172, struck 1995
55 BD XXXX US Army Derrick Barge  650 1944 Later YD 189, active
BD XXXX US Army Derrick Barge  679  1944 Later YD 188, now Weeks 553
BD XXXX US Army Derrick Barge  604  1944 Later YD 192, now Southman
        Later YD 205
        Later YD 206
56 Ben Ticknor Connors-Std. Tank Barge 1,056 Sep-45  
57-176 na R 101-R 220 Neth. East Ind. 120 steel barges 32 Sep-45 - Jan-46  
177-236 na R 1 - R 60 Neth. East Ind. 60 steel tugs 25 Nov-45 - Jul-46  
 237 Linda Odenbach SB Tug 26 1945 Built on spec.
 238 176742 D-1 Cargo Carriers Barge 656 1946  
 239 176679 D-2 Cargo Carriers Barge 656 1946  
 240 176737 D-3 Cargo Carriers Barge 656 1946  
 241 176680 D-4 Cargo Carriers Barge 656 1946  
 242 250401 Carutica Cargo Carriers Towboat 134 1946  
 243 250402 Caryuga Cargo Carriers Towboat 134 1946  
244-250            
251 na Bir Hacheim French  Cameroons Passenger Launch   Nov-46  
252   Odenbach SB Motor Launch 35 1947 Built on spec.
253 na Superior U. S. Treasury Purse Seiner 135 Jun-47 To Greece
254 na Ontario U. S. Treasury Purse Seiner 135 Jun-47 To Greece
255 na Erie U. S. Treasury Purse Seiner 135 Jun-47 To Greece, now Nekton
256 na Huron U. S. Treasury Purse Seiner 135 Jun-47 To Greece
257 na Ruby N U. S. Treasury Purse Seiner 135 Jun-47 To Greece
  na Orjen Croatian owners Fishing Vessel 169 1947 Later Milocer 1952, Nemirna 1968