Savannah Machine, Savannah GA

(later Saylor Marine, Intermarine USA, Palmer Johnson Savannah and Global Ship Systems)

Most recent update: July 27, 2014.


Savannah Machine & Foundry was founded in 1912 by Walter Lee Mingledorff, who sold it to Aegis Corp. in 1968, who sold it to Saylor Marine in 1984, who sold it to Intermarine USA in 1987, who sold it to Bernie Ebbers in 1999, who forfeited it to WorldCom when he went to jail in 2002, who then sold it to Palmer Johnson, who sold it to Global Ship Systems in 2004, who failed in 2007.  It was finally sold in the bankruptcy court in 2010, for $10 million, to neighboring Colonial Terminals.  See it from the air on Google here.

Hull # O.N. Name Customer Type Tons Delivery Disposition
Built by Savannah Machine & Foundry
AM 123 Symbol US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 10-Dec-42 To Mexico 1972 as  Guillermo Prieto (C 71), active
AM 124 Threat US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 14-Mar-43 To Mexico 1973 as Francisco Zarca (C 81), active
AM 125 Tide US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 9-Mar-43 Mined off Normandy and lost 1944
AM 17 Gazelle US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 27-Jul-43 To Britain 1943 as J 342, returned 1946, disposition unknown
AM 18 Gorgon US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 28-Aug-43 To Britain 1943 as J 346, returned 1946, disposition unknown
AM 19 Grecian US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 22-Sep-43 To Britain 1943 as J 352, returned 1946, to Turkey 1947 as Edincik (M 509), struck 1974
AM 20 Magic US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 25-Oct-43 To Britain 1943 as J 400, hit by a human torpedo and lost off Normandy 1944
AM 21 Pylades US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 24-Nov-43 To Britain 1943 as J 401, sunk by a midget submarine and lost off Normandy 1944
AM 246 Implicit US Navy Minesweeper 850d 20-Jan-44 To China 1948 as Yung Chia, to Taiwan 1949, struck 1986
AM 247 Improve US Navy Minesweeper 850d 29-Feb-44 Sold private 1949, sunk 1953
AM 248 Incessant US Navy Minesweeper 850d 25-Mar-44 Sold private 1948, sunk in Mayville KY in 1995
AM 249 Incredible US Navy Minesweeper 850d 17-Apr-44 Scrapped 1960
AM 250 Indicative US Navy Minesweeper 850d 26-Jun-44 To USSR 1945 as T 278, sunk off North Korea 1945
AM 251 Inflict US Navy Minesweeper 850d 28-Aug-44 Sold private 1948, sunk 1953
AM 252 Instill US Navy Minesweeper 850d 22-May-44 To Mexico 1962 as DM 10, struck 1986
AM 253 Intrigue US Navy Minesweeper 850d 31-Jul-44 To Mexico 1962 as Cadete Vicente Suarez (C 61), active
AM 254 Invade US Navy Minesweeper 850d 18-Sep-44 To Mexico 1962 as General Ignacio Zaragoza (C 60), active
AM 371 Minivet US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 29-May-45 Mined in Japan and lost 1945
AM 372 Murrelet US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 21-Aug-45 To the Philippines 1965 as Rizal (PS 74), active
AM 373 Peregrine US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 27-Sep-45 Reclassified as AG 176 1964, struck 1969
AM 374 Pigeon US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 30-Oct-45 Scrapped 1967
AM 375 Pochard US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 27-Nov-44 Scrapped 1967
AM 376 Ptarmigan US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 15-Jan-45 To Korea 1963 as Shin Song (PCE 711), struck 1984
AM 377 Quail US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 5-Mar-45 Scrapped 1967
AM 378 Redstart US Navy Minesweeper 1,250d 4-Apr-45 To Taiwan 1965 as Wu Sheng (PCE 884), struck 1998
AM 13 Kittiwake US Navy Salvage Ship 1,780d 10-Jul-45 Reefed in the Caymans 2010
AM 14 Petrel US Navy Salvage Ship 1,780d 26-Sep-45 Scrapped 2003
AM 15 Sunbird US Navy Salvage Ship 1,780d 3-Apr-46 Scrapped 2005
AM 16 Tringa US Navy Salvage Ship 1,780d 25-Jun-46 Struck 1977, to be sunk as target
AM 17 Verdin US Navy Salvage Ship 1,780d   Cancelled
AM 18 Windower US Navy Salvage Ship 1,780d   Cancelled
Socony 32 Socony Oil Tank Barge   1957 Later Mobil 32, Mobil Mount Vernon
Built by Intermarine USA
MHC 51 Osprey U.S. Navy Mine Hunter 800d

23-Aug-93

Struck 2007, to be transferred to Taiwan but still in the NDRF 2013
MHC 52 Heron U.S. Navy Mine Hunter 800d

15-Jun-94

To Greece 2007 as Calypso (M-64)
MHC 55 Oriole U.S. Navy Mine Hunter 800d

15-Dec-94

To Taiwan 2006
MHC 58 Blackhawk U.S. Navy Mine Hunter 800d

15-Jun-95

Struck 2007, to be transferred to Turkey but still in the NDRF 2013
MHC 59 Falcon U.S. Navy Mine Hunter 800d

31-Oct-96

To Taiwan 2006
MHC 60 Cardinal U.S. Navy Mine Hunter 800d

31-Jul-97

To Egypt 2007 as El Sadeeq (521)
MHC 61 Raven U.S. Navy Mine Hunter 800d

30-Apr-98

To Egypt 2007 as El Farouk (524)
MHC 62 Shrike U.S. Navy Mine Hunter 800d

11-Jan-99

Struck 2007, to be transferred to Turkey but still in the NDRF 2013
Lady A    Megayacht 111

1998

Active
2407 Grand Diane Grand Diane, Inc. Megayacht 105

1-Jan-02

Active
2409 732399 Bossy Boots II Bossy LDC Megayacht 136

12-Nov-99

Active (Cayman I.)
2411 Chosen One Swingman, Ltd. Megayacht 120

31-Dec-02

Active
2412 1102991 Savannah Commander Prop. Megayacht 118

27-Feb-01

Active
2413 Portofino   Megayacht 118

2001

Active
2414 C-Angel First South Dvlpt. Megayacht 97

23-Oct-01

Now Carpe Diem
2415 Christine First South Dvlpt. Megayacht 81

25-Oct-01

Now Krishelle
2417 Lady M of St. Vincent   Megayacht 145

10-Jun-03

Now Aquasition
2419 Maribella   Megayacht 118

2001

Active
Built by Palmer Johnson Savannah
PJ 101     Megayacht 145

2004

Active
PJ 102     Megayacht 145

2004

Active
PJ 103   Megayacht 123

2005

Active