Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Somerset MA

Most recent update: October 16, 2017.


Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding was established in 1955 as a builder of tugs and fishing vessels but has now become one of the industry's leaders in the construction of fast ferries and pilot boats.  Visit the company at www.gladding-hearn.com.  The shipyard is at the southwest end of Riverside Avenue, across from Fall River's Bicentennial Park: see it from the air on Google here

Hull #

O.N.

Original Name

Original Owner

Ship Type

GT

Ft.

Delivery

Disposition

1

270699

North Star

Richard A Balzano

Fishing

23

42

1955

Active

2

270957

Paam

New Bedford Seafood

Tanker

44

56

1955

NLD

3

 

 

 

Seiner

 

 

1955

 

4

271784

Dave White

Perini Corporation

Tug

27

40

1956

Later Eastern Point II, now Brian

5

272157

Mike

Tower Investment

Dredge

74

78

1956

NLD

6

 

Onoribo

 

Tug

 

 

1956

To Surinam

7

272597

Noelle

Gahagan Dredging 

Tug

22

46

1956

NLD

8

 

 

Gahagan Dredging

Punts

 

 

1956

 

9

 

Mikes Helper

 

Tug

 

 

1956

 

10

 

 

Caltex

Lighters

 

 

1956

 

11

274231

Dick Perini

Perini Corporation

Tug

21

40

1957

Now Heidi

12

274230

Chas. E. Tirrell

Perini Corporation

Tug

21

40

1957

NLD

13

273997

Ike

Tilcon New York

Tug

15

33

1957

NLD

14

274379

Karen L.

Jersey Boat Service

Tug

21

40

1957

NLD

15

274760

Captain Leffie

Hydro-Dredge Corp.

Tug

21

40

1957

NLD

16

 

 

Essex

Scow

 

 

1957

 

17

 

 

Spangle

Work Skiff

 

 

1957

 

18

274964

Hawk

T. & E. Conlon

Tug

13

34

1957

Active

19

275192

Morania No. 4

Morania Oil

Tug

32

47

1957

Later Capt. Lewis, Kaye C. Green

20

 

 

Perkins

Float

 

 

1957

 

21

274921

W-5

Perini Corporation 

Water Barge

31

36

1957

NLD

22

 

 

Perini Corporation

Rowboats

 

 

1957

 

23

 

 

Spangle

Pontoons

 

 

1957

 

24

583414

Brandywine

Stratus Fisheries

Fishing

14

45

1957

Later Interport II, now Miss Samantha

25

 

 

Caltex

Lighters

 

 

1958

 

26

 

 

Perini Corporation

Rowboats

 

 

1958

 

27

275905

Floyd Reid

N. Atlantic Dredging

Tug

23

43

1958

NLD

28

 

Mary W.

 

Tug

 

 

1958

 

29

276205

Duchess

Rabbit Run Towing

Tug

23

41

1958

Active

30

 

 

N. Atlantic Dredging

Sounding Boat

 

 

1958

 

31

276367

Helen II

Montauk Pilots

Pilot Boat

30

45

1959

NLD

32

 

Joe M

New England Dredge

Dredge Tender

 

 

1958

 

33

583379

Cape Henlopen

Delaware Bay Pilots

Pilot Boat

36

44

1958

Active

34

277540

Pilgrim

John Austin

Yacht

22

39

1958

Now Redoubt

35

 

City of Portland

City of Portland ME

Fire Boat

87

63

1959

Sold 2010

36

 

Chester K.

New England Dredge

Dredge Tender

 

 

1958

 

37

 

Capt. Dick

Ercon Construction

Dredge Tender

 

 

1959

 

38

 

Poochie

 

Tug

 

 

1959

 

39

 

Susan E

New England Dredge

Dredge Tender

 

 

1958

 

40

 

Hammonton

 

Barge

 

 

1959

Conversion

41

279313

Jebco No. 3

J. E. Brenneman Co.

Passenger

17

37

1959

Now Colleen

42

 

Tide

 

Tug

 

 

1959

 

43

279825

Duke

Rabbit Run Towing

Tug

21

42

1959

Active

44

279380

Narrows

Sandy Hook Pilots

Pilot Boat

28

46

1959

Now Sea Bear

45

285638

Lynn

J. Russell Spangle

Dredge Tender

108

70

1959

NLD

46

 

 

Akers, Edwin R.

Tug

 

 

1960

 

47

280366

Amboy

Amboy Boat Co.

Passenger

20

36

1960

Later Jerry C, Brian C, now C Fox

48

 

 

National Bulk

Crew Boat

 

 

1960

 

49

281193

G. W. Ward

N. Atlantic Dredging

Tug

17

40

1960

Later Theodore, NLD

50

 

Charleston Pilot II

Charleston Pilots

Pilot Boat

 

 

1959

 

51

963281

Hilton

John C Palfrey

Yacht

33

45

1960

Now Meander

52

 

Tucu Tucu

 

Tug

 

 

1960

 

53

282517

Packer Fuel

Packer Marine

Tank Barge

15

36

1960

Now Regal 100

54

 

Globe II

 

Barge

 

 

1960

House only

55

283659

El-Jean

Troy Town Dock

Tug

27

47

1960

Now Benjamin Elliot

56

 

 

Beebe

Quahog Skiff

 

 

1960

 

57

 

 

Malloy

Dredge

 

 

1960

Rebuild

58

284894

Shelter Island

Shelter Island Ferry Co

Ferry

90

81

1960

NLD

59

 

Carolyn

Marinucci Bros.

Dredge Tender

 

 

1961

 

60

285796

No. 153

Frederick Snare Co.

Dredge Tender

27

47

1961

Later Bridgebuilder XVI, Capt. Lawrence, now Admiral Tommy

61

285633

No. 154

Frederick Snare Co.

Dredge Tender

27

47

1961

Later Bridgebuilder XV

62

285632

Edwin R. Akers

Frederick Snare Co.

Tug

19

42

1961

Later Starr

63

286799

Mattituck

New York State

Tug

17

38

1961

 

64

 

 

Thomas Dredging

Dredge

 

 

1962

 

65

286796

Amelia

Charles Perkins

Yacht

33

46

1962

NLD

66

296470

MLBC No. 1

M.L.B.C.

Tug

25

48

26-Aug-64

NLD

67

 

Cimare II

 

Tug

 

 

1961

 

 

289150

Marj's Barge

Scott-Paine Marine

Tug

5

24

1961

NLD

68

288251

Lark

Gerald McCarthy

Fishing Vessel

31

46

1962

NLD

69

288368

Reggie B

Rabbit Run Towing

Tug

26

47

1962

Now Baron

70

289013

Annapolis Pilot

Maryland Pilots

Pilot Boat

35

44

1962

Later Jaxpilot, NLD

71

289622

Maria Amelia

Tellman & Mack

Fishing Vessel

37

57

1962

NLD

72

 

 

Leone

Work Boat

 

 

1962

 

73

583377

Cape May

Delaware Bay Pilots

Pilot Boat

36

44

1963

Active

74

291064

Eagle

T. & E. Conlon

Fishing Vessel

27

45

15-Apr-63

Active

75

289974

Thomas J. Brown

T. J. Brown Towing

Tug

61

60

11-Dec-62

Active

76

 

SK-1

 

Rescue Boat

 

 

1963

 

77

 

 

Perini Corporation

Rowboats

 

 

1963

 

78

 

Ursa

Cape Cod Canal 

Tug

 

 

17-Jun-63

 

79

 

 

Cape Cod Canal

Floats

 

 

17-Jun-63

 

80

292746

West Bank

Sandy Hook Pilots

Pilot Boat

29

45

1963

NLD

81

 

Atlantis II

 

Tender

 

 

28-Jun-63

 

82

 

Chesapeake

 

Research Vessel

 

 

21-Nov-63

 

 

291926

Big Whizzer

Sterling Equipment Inc

Tug

7

28

1963

Active

83

294247

Nancy & Gary

Peter E. Sprague

Fishing Vessel

30

48

1964

NLD

84

 

 

Dravo

Punts

 

 

3-Mar-65

 

85

 

 

 

Seine Boat

 

 

1964

 

86

 

John F. Kennedy

Newark F.D.

Fire Boat

 

 46

2-Jun-64

NLD 

87

297224

Joseph & Lucia II

Gallant Fisheries Inc.

Fishing Vessel

179

88

21-Nov-64

Now Christine & Julie

88

 

Charleston Pilot

Charleston Pilots

Pilot Boat

 

 

1-May-65

 

89

298298

H. N. Wilcox

H. N. Wilcox Fishing

Fishing Vessel

19

43

22-Mar-65

Active

90

 

 

 

Seine Boat

 

 

1-Apr-65

 

91

 

Hall Brothers

 

Tug

 

 

12-Aug-65

 

 

 

CW-11

Suffolk County

Tug

 

40

1965

 

92

299540

Griswold Queen

 

Tour Boat

7

28

16-Jun-65

Now Mystic Belle

93

 

 

Ellicott Machine

Dredge Tender

 

 

28-Jun-65

 

94

 

 

Ellicott Machine

Dredge Tender

 

 

14-Jul-65

 

95

 

ND-5

 

Dredge Tender

 

 

1966

 

96

 

 

Dravo

Punts

 

 

1965

 

97

 

 

Perini Corporation

Rowboats

 

 

16-Aug-65

 

98

 

 

Ellicott Machine

Dredge Tender

 

 

7-Oct-65

 

99

501782

Chris

Wilmington Tug

Tug

11

33

22-Nov-65

Active

100

502054

Amelia Bucolo

Black Point Fish Trap Co

Fishing Vessel

45

67

10-Feb-66

Active

101

 

Ellicott 30

Ellicott Machine

Tug

 

 

22-Nov-65

 

102

 

Mt. Sunapee II

Mt. Sunapee Cruises

Ferry

 

 

20-Apr-66

Active

103

503188

Ichabod

Mulholland Const.

Barge

135

80

5-Apr-66

NLD

104

 

Capt. Scotty

 

Charter Boat

 

 

9-Sep-66

NLD

105

 

Prospect

 

Fishing Vessel

 

 

18-Nov-66

Conversion

106

 

NB No. 3

 

Barge

 

 

6-Jun-66

 

107

 

City of Fall River

 

Ferry

 

 

30-Jun-66

 

108

 

Caroline

 

Yacht

 

 

29-Dec-66

 

 

504354

Steamboat Willy

Viking Princess Cruises

Fishing Vessel

14

36

1966

Now Viking Princess

 

 

Pioneer

 

Sailing Vessel

 

 

1966

Rebuild

 

 

Woods Hole House

 

Research

 

 

11-Jan-66

 

 

 

 

Harbor Construction

Barge

 

 

12-Jan-66

 

109

 

Gloucester Police

 

Police Boat

 

 

17-Apr-67

 

110

 

P-1

American Dredge

Dredge Tender

 

 

15-Feb-67

 

111

 

Sailor

T. & E. Conlon

Fishing Vessel

 

 60

18-Sep-67

 

112

 

Pete

 

Ferry

 

 

31-May-67

 

113

 

Miss Ginny

 

Fishing Vessel

 

 

21-Nov-67

 

 

512455

Karen Louise

Donald L Myers

Fishing Vessel

50

56

1967

Now Cassiar

114

512460

Vigilant

Dale C. Lynch

Fishing Vessel

16

34

26-Oct-67

Now Cove Island

115

512727

Newark Bay

Sandy Hook Pilots

Pilot Boat

30

44

6-Feb-68

NLD 

116

 

 

Ellicott Machine

Punts

 

 

1968

 

117

517964

Islander

North Ferry Co.

Ferry

90

81

11-Jan-69

Active

118

 

Sherry Dale

 

Fishing Vessel

 

 

22-Mar-68

 

119

 

Egmont

Tampa Bay Pilots

Pilot Boat

38

53

7-Oct-68

NLD

120

 

Potpourri II

 

Barge

 

 

22-Jul-68

 

121

 

CW 11

 

Tug

 

 

24-Feb-69

 

122

520701

Portland Pilot

Portland Pilots

Pilot Boat

71

60

19-Jun-69

Active

122?

535795

Tusitala

 

Recreational

20

49

1971

NLD

123

 

Pinki Aurora

 

Sailing Vessel

 

 

23-Sep-71

 

124

 

Vega

 

Tug

 

 

9-Sep-69

 

125

 

Renier

Cape Cod Canal

Patrol Boat

 

 

10-Nov-69

 

126

666444

Resolute

Hodges and Hodges

Tour Boat

7

30

25-Sep-69

Active

127

 

Jeannie

 

Barge

 

 

25-Nov-69

 

128

517409

Tampa

Tampa Bay Pilots

Pilot Boat

38

53

18-Feb-70

NLD

129

 

 

 

Seine Boat

 

 

26-Feb-70

 

130

 

Susan Y

 

Fishing Vessel

 

 

6-Jun-70

 

131

 

Davisville

 

Tug

 

 

27-May-70

 

132

528564

Jellice Swan

Virgin Islands P.A.

Pilot Boat

26

43

6-Jul-70

NLD

133

528459

Success II

Concavage Marine

Tug

17

34

1-Sep-70

Active

134

531198

John E. Flynn

Hudson River Pilots

Pilot Boat

21

38

13-Feb-71

Active

135

530091

Boston Pilot

Boston Pilots

Pilot Boat

91

66

14-Dec-70

Active

136

 

 

 

Dredge Tender

 

30

11-Aug-70

 

137

 

 

 

Dredge Tender

 

30

14-Sep-70

 

138

 

Dravo

 

Ferry

 

 

30-Sep-70

 

 

526833

Guido

Fleet Sound Corp.

Tug

16

34

1970

Later Jaclyn, now Wrestler

139

583378

Overfalls

Overfalls Leasing

Pilot Boat

33

49

8-Mar-71

Active

140

 

 

Corps of Engineers

Barges

 

 

1-Apr-71

 

141

 

 

Barngate

Dredge Tender

 

 

20-Apr-71

 

142

 

Harvaes Y.C.

 

Barge

 

 

15-Jul-71

 

143

535802

Marinus T. Slager

 

Fishing Vessel

51

51

21-Jul-71

NLD

144

 

 

 

Dredge Tender

 

 

20-Mar-72

For stock

145

546928

Hero

Bradford Marine

Tug

9

29

28-Sep-71

NLD

146

536092

Carey

Wilmington Tug Inc

Ferry

29

44

11-Aug-71

Active

147

536808

Director

Portland Pilots

Pilot Boat

31

46

6-Jan-72

Active

148

539196

Chabro

 

Fishing Vessel

26

52

22-Apr-72

NLD

149

544425

Wal-Rus

Associated Dock Builders

Freight Barge

38

56

29-Mar-72

Active

150

543004

Thomas Knox

Boston Pilots

Pilot Boat

41

50

27-Sep-72

Now Ranger

151

 

Bosun

T. & E. Conlon

Yacht

 

29

27-Sep-72

NLD

152

 

Jennie & Jackie

Jimmy Taylor

Fishing Vessel

 

 

10-Nov-72

 

153

 

Debris Collector

 

Tug

 

 

7-Dec-72

 

154

 

National Lead

 

Tug

 

 

6-Nov-72

 

 

 

 

Perini Corporation

Work Skiffs

 

 

Oct-72

 

155

 

Protector

 

Police Boat

 

 

1-Mar-73

 

156

 

J. A. Laporte 

 

Tug

 

 

7-Mar-73

 

157

 

Fair Wind

 

Fishing Vessel

 

 

7-Apr-73

 

158

548127

Kristin & Michael

Great Ledge Fisheries

Fishing Vessel

60

59

19-May-73

Active

159

553383

Dragon

Melrose Marine Service

Tug

23

42

9-Oct-73

Active

160

 

Canaveral

Canaveral Pilots

Pilot Boat

 

 

26-Jun-73

 

161

 

 

 

Dredge Tender

9

30

31-Aug-73

Now Maggie

162

 

Tysor

Corps of Engineers

Tug

 

34

24-Sep-73

Active

163

553660

Cape Fear Pilot III

Cape Fear Pilots

Pilot Boat

34

48

2-Jan-74

Later Ann Rose, NLD

164

556198

Taurus

Tisbury Towing

Tug

26

43

17-Feb-74

Active

165

 

 

Mitchell Towing

Tug

 

 

30-Nov-76

 

166

 

Orca

 

Ferry

 

 

4-Apr-74

 

167

 

Sunapee Belle

 

Ferry

 

 

2-May-74

 

168

561092

Greenport

North Ferry Co.

Ferry

95

84

16-Oct-74

Active

169

 

 

New England Power

Tug

 

 

1974

 

170

559884

Sherry Ann Dale

 

Fishing Vessel

29

52

5-Sep-74

Sank 1987

171

 

Pasascondola

 

Work Boat

 

 

1974

 

172

 

 

 

Seine Boat