Racine Boat, Racine WI and Muskegon MI

Most recent update: May 15, 2016.


The Racine Hardware Manufacturing Company was incorporated in 1874 and was located at Racine Junction.  They relocated to Muskegon in 1904, to a facility on E. Western Avenue.  The company was merged into the National Boat & Engine Company in 1911 and closed in 1915.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Ship Type GT Delivery Disposition
Built in Racine
  150698 Puritana   Passenger 23 1895  
  150730 Pathfinder F. W. Morgan Yacht 159 1896 To Canada 1917 (ON 138220), Conestoga 1929, Pathfinder 1934, scrapped 1959
  116747 Schlitz Globe   Yacht 20 1896  
  161773 Vencedor   Yacht 18 1896  
  161774 Vanenna   Sloop 19 1896  
    Tula Edward Ayer Yacht   1897 Scrapped 1980
    Time Samuel Allerton Yacht 40 1897 Scrapped 1945
    Olivett Otto Young Yacht   1898 Now Polaris
    Hathor Martin A. Ryerson Yacht 32 1898 Active: click here to see her
    Passaic Richard T. Crane Yacht   1899 Now Matriark
    Kaiulani Tracy Drake Yacht 20 1900 Burned 1906
    Louise John J. Mitchell Yacht   1900 Active
  161163 Kid   Passenger 7 1900  
    Doozie Isaac L. Ellwood Yacht 47 1901  
  157653 Diamond   Fish Boat 16 1902  
  206477 Moqul   Passenger 14 1902  
  na Dearborn Corps of Engineers Launch 9d 1902  
  206126 Dolphin   Freighter 8 1903  
    Roxana John W. Gates Yacht 99 1903  
    Loramoor James A. Moore Yacht   1903 Scrapped 1980
Built in Muskegon
  209140 Cynthia   Yacht 11 1905  
  203182 D. B. C. III   Passenger 30 1906  
  206455 Mamie M   Fish Boat 15 1906  
  209165 Virginia   Yacht 12 1906  
  218495 Welcome   Yacht 19 1906  
  na Calumet Corps of Engineers Launch 2d 1905 Acquired 1906
  na Geo. A. Trumbull Corps of Engineers Launch 2d 1906  
  na Morris Sheppard Corps of Engineers Launch 5d 1907  
  na Salvador Corps of Engineers Launch 14d 1906 Acquired 1914
  na Messenger Corps of Engineers Launch 1d 1907  
  204022 Lucille Burt   Passenger 71 1907  
  204463 Juliet   Yacht 37 1907 Later Scout
  204747 Neptune   Fish Boat 16 1907  
    Lucille Burt   Yacht 71 1907  
  206617 Hannah T   Fish Boat 10 1907  
  210531 Anna V   Fish Boat 8 1908  
  205357 Florence Maul   Yacht 16 1908  
  206510 Lyle D   Passenger 10 1908 Later Wood Island
  WAL 89   Lighthouse Service Lightship 205 1908  

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258278 Essayons Corps of Engineers Tug 172d 1908 Sold 1950

 

na LT Edgar F. Koehler Quartermaster Corps Tug 38 1909  

 

na LT Wm. H. Smith Quartermaster Corps Tug 38 1909  

 

na LT Wm. T. Schenck Quartermaster Corps Tug 38 1909  
  206399 Florence   Passenger 10 1909  
  206612 Verone   Yacht 14 1909  
  207409 Kathleen   Tug 23 1909  
  207910 Frederick   Passenger 6 1909  
  208497 Me Too III   Tug 23 1910  
  209926 Fleur de Lis   Yacht 8 1910  
  210180 Ida H   Yacht 8 1910  
  210376 Gloria   Yacht 8 1910  
  209037 Oneida   Tug 97 1911  
  209077 Shokokon   Passenger 30 1911  
  209161 Falcon   Yacht 7 1911  
  210911 Montana   Misc. 36 1911  
  WAL 94 Savannah  Lighthouse Service Lightship 660 13-Jun-11 Sold 1955
  WAGL 206 Camellia Lighthouse Service Tender 276 13-Jul-11 Sold 1947
  WAL 82 Relief LS  Lighthouse Service Lightship 578 12-Jul-12 Foundered 1913
  WAL 95 Relief LS  Lighthouse Service Lightship 345 30-Nov-12 Donated 1966
  na Nemadji Corps of Engineers Survey Tug 20d 1912 Scrapped 1927
  210347 Izaak Walton   Fish Boat 60 1912  
  210293 Ruth   Passenger 10 1912  
  211353 Raboco   Yacht 39 1913  
  217031 Papyrus   Tug 6 1913  
  na Monomoy Corps of Engineers Launch 62d 1914  
  na Paquippa Corps of Engineers Launch 65d 1914  
  na Scajaquada Corps of Engineers Survey Tug 65d 1914 Abandoned 1940
  213182 Frolic   Freighter 11 1915  
   266657 Gen. C. B. Sears Corps of Engineers Tug 265d 1915 Warrengas 1953, Terri B 1975, Signet Ranger 1998, active
  WAL 96 Cross Rip Lighthouse Service Lightship 260 24-Apr-15 Sold 1955
  WAL 98 Handkerchief  Lighthouse Service Lightship 260 12-Jun-15 Sold 1955
  213950 W. H. Pugh   Fish Boat 31 1916